7 Ways to Get Over Jet Lag Quickly
Traveling is my passion. Jet lag is not. After all, we all want to look gorgeous and put-together as we step off the plane and greet our foreign friends. Red-eye aside, what’s worse is that every time I travel and the time changes, so does my internal clock! I’ve spoken with doctors, herbalists, traveling business women and men, yoga gurus, you name it. Everyone has an opinion on what to do, and what jet lag is.
Lets look up JET LAG in the dictionary.
Jet’lag/, n. — a temporary disruption of the body’s normal biological rhythms after high-speed air travel through several time zones. jet’ lagged’/, adj.
OK, this isn’t anything we haven’t heard before, or experienced, right? So, from a medical standpoint. What is jet lag?
“Circadian rhythmus” is our bodies’ natural time clock. It runs on a 24-hour basis, like time. Now that’s convenient! If you travel to Arizona from Los Angeles, you’re OK. Jet lag doesn’t really kick in. But as you approach the rest of the country, and as the time change grows, your body’s timer stays either ahead or behind.
So how do we combat this? I have consulted several people and have put together some simple tips, including my own, to help you stay as “lag free” as possible: