• How to avoid the symptoms of jet lag

    2012-04-12

    When travelers take journeys to far away destinations, they may have to miss some of the fun by recovering from jet lag. This happens when individuals pass through a number of time zones or have experienced an exceptionally taxing flight. However, there are plenty of ways to combat this plight that may make for a more pleasant adventure travel experience.

    According to Australia News, there are methods travelers can utilize to reduce the stomach aches, insomnia or other ailments associated with this condition. Some experts suggest that passengers should stay in bright sunlight or darkness when they can to have the body think they are on a normal schedule. Guests can draw the shades in the middle of the day or expose themselves to UV lights at night to accomplish this.

    Avoiding the urge to nap may also be helpful in the long run, reports Psychology Today. This forces the brain to accept normal sleeping patterns and travelers can recover quicker. Some individuals may also wish to prepare ahead of time by having a routine sleep schedule in place before embarking on a trip.

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