Here’s how to avoid the effects of the well-known jet lag
48 hours ago – Psychologists recognize the “first night effect” as one of the items that you disrupt sleep the first night in a new environment. Therefore recommend that you take something out of your home as you are well aware, such as pillows or coffee cups.
36 hours ago – Jet lag is associated with the direction in which you fly. Those who fly to the west will feel fewer consequences than those who fly to the East considering that “Orientals” wasted time. Adjust so time eating and sleeping time of your destination. It is recommended that exposure to a light source at the beginning of the night in a case that you fly to the west, and before sunrise if you fly to the east.
24 hours ago – avoid heavy foods and meals that you can load on your stomach. Let you can be more difficult if you have problems with digestion.
12 hours ago – Avoid dehydration, and continue to drink enough water by the end of the year. Experts recommend a glass of water 2 dl every hour.
2 hours ago – Switch the clock on the time of destination in order to reduce the time a shock that will follow after the landing.
During the flight – If you are flying overnight it would be good to try to get some sleep. Avoid watching movies, and, if necessary, put a mask. Sleeping pills only if the flight lasts longer than seven hours.
1 hour after – If you arrive at a destination per day you spend more time in the sun because it will allow the regeneration of the body and help you to keep you awake. Avoid sleep longer than 30 minutes because you will not be able to sleep when it’s time to sleep.
3 hours after – Eat a meal that will not overload your stomach.
6 hours after – To reduce the effects of stress by the year, make sure the room where you sleep all you might interfere with sleep, such as light sources (artificial and natural). An hour before bedtime is a good (if possible) to do a warm bath