Jet lag is a temporary sleep disorder that affects people who travel across time zones on a plane. It occurs when the body’s internal clock, which is set to a particular sleep and wake timing (determined by night and day) does not match the night time and day time of the new time zone. Jet lag is experienced the most when you travel towards the east as you lose time. Jet lag is characterized by disturbed sleep, feeling sleepy, unwell and sluggish, fatigue, constipation, diarrhea, and difficulty concentrating and staying alert.
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Arlene Aquirre Bumatay. RN
Charge Nurse – Sleep and Respiratory care
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