Jet lag medication
Jet lag is a common experience for travellers; it is a temporary sleep problem that can affect anyone who is travelling across multiple time zones in a short space of time, especially when moving from east to west. Jet lag occurs when the circadian rhythm which regulates our sleeping and waking patterns is confused and moves out-of-sync with the new time zone.
Since jet lag is a sleep-based condition, many of the symptoms you’re likely to experience are sleep-related. You may experience one or all of the common symptoms – these include:
Jet lag is not a life threatening disease but it can make you lose vital holiday time, if you want to make the most of all the time you have travelling we can advise you on how to achieve this, including sleeping tablets, and providing lifestyle and nutrition advice. Speak to one of our travel experts or visit your nearest travel clinic.