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Jet Lag

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JET LAGGED? | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 01.21.2013 | Science

Jet lag: after days of travel, it's there when you're sleeping and when you're awake. Most of us know what jet lag feels like. According to the Ame...

Which Team Has The 'Circadian Advantage'?

Dr. Christopher Winter | Posted 03.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Christopher Winter

As a sleep researcher who focuses on how sleep affects elite athlete, I have studied the effects of travel and disrupted sleep on athletes for many years. The combination of cross-country travel and athletic performance is not pretty. Travel and circadian timing matter.

John Kerry Falls Asleep To His Own Speeches

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 01.22.2013 | Politics

Senator John Kerry (D-Mass.) offered an unusual cure to jet lag in an interview with Men's Journal, claiming he's "out in seconds" after listening to ...

When Is More Not Always Better? Advances in Science That Raise Important Questions

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 11.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

While advances in science no doubt help us in countless ways, and in no way am I suggesting we impede the development of medicines that improve the quality of our lives, we need to keep a watchful eye on the cultural pressures some unwittingly create.

Sleep and Social Jet Lag: The Mistakes You Don't Know You're Making

The Levo League | Posted 09.09.2012 | Women
The Levo League

Who gets more of a recharge at night: You or your phone?

'Social Jetlag' Contributing To Global Weight Gain

David Volpi, M.D., P.C., F.A.C.S. | Posted 08.29.2012 | Healthy Living
David Volpi, M.D., P.C., F.A.C.S.

In our modern society of too-late work hours and too much time in front of computer screens, we are listening to our social clocks more than our physiological clocks, causing a greater sleep gap, known as social jetlag.

Jet Lag: Huffington Post Guide To Sleep Disorders

Seed | Posted 01.30.2012 | Healthy Living

Jet lag is a sleep disorder experienced by travelers. Because it's generally a temporary problem that many don't consider to be a true disorder, there...

Expert Tips For Battling Jet Lag

Seed | Posted 01.27.2012 | Healthy Living

Jet lag is a common sleep disorder. It affects those who travel both frequently and infrequently. We spoke to Amy Korn-Reavis, R.R.T., R.S.T., a regis...

'Social Jet Lag' Disrupts Sleep

ABC News | Kim Carollo | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Even if you didn't travel long distances during the holiday season, you may return to work feeling as if you did. British researchers use the term ...

Holiday Jet Leg: Affecting The Brain Long After The Season Is Over

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Whether you are traveling across the country, or picking up a holiday shift, here are some simple things to help fight jet lag (and keep your brain healthy).

10 Tips To Overcome Jet Lag

OneTravel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Luckily, my experiences with traveling combined with advice collected from friends met along the way have enabled me to "manage" jet lag in the very l...

Jet Through Jet Lag

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

The anticipation of taking a time-out and getting away from the rigors of daily life can be exhilarating ... until you get to your destination feeling tired, tense and touchy, thanks to jet lag.

Jet Lag Do's And Dont's (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Harry Smith of The Early Show sat down with Dr. Jennifer Ashton to discuss the causes of jet lag and how to prevent it. Here are the most important ta...

Time Travel 101: Managing Jet Lag Across Time Zones

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

As you start crossing time zones, that headachy, sleep-deprived feeling doesn't have to ruin your vacation or business trip.

5 Tips For Avoiding Daylight Savings Time Energy Lag

Andrea Pennington, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Andrea Pennington, M.D.

While many love the idea of having more daylight for evening activities, a recent national survey found that many women complain that their energy levels "fall back" at this time of year.

Dueling Docs: Can you take a drug for jet lag?

Janice Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Janice Horowitz

The Issue Drugs for Jet Lag The facts With all the stress of travel these days - the requisite shoe-removal, luggage surcharges and now the possibil...

Weather 'Shapes Human Body Clock'

BBC NEWS | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Our internal body clocks are shaped by the weather as well as by the seasons, scientists have discovered. It is hoped the research, led by a team from...

Sleep: Theory About Biological Clocks Overturned, Study Says

Medical News Today | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

University of Michigan mathematicians say they have identified the signal the brain sends to the rest of the body to control biological rhythms, a fin...

Who Put the Lag in Jet Lag? Tips to Overcome

Janet Kinosian | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janet Kinosian

There are new planes being developed that cater to those of us with difficult jet-lag and sleep issues, but until they become widely - and affordably - available, it's up to us to get the good and necessary shut-eye.

Everyday Yoga: Come To Peace With Jet Lag

Sara Avant Stover | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sara Avant Stover

A few days ago I embarked on a forty hour journey (door to door) from Boulder, Colorado to Chiang Mai, Thailand. Since I have schlepped back and fort...

How To Beat Jet Lag | Jennifer Murphy | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Interrupted sleep, irritability, disorientation, lack of motivation--these are only a few of jet lag's symptoms, and even the most seasoned travelers ...