The body’s immune system is a fascinating defense mechanism. It works round the clock protecting us from the millions of bacteria, viruses, toxins and parasites that we come into contact with daily. However, we typically pay attention to this complex and intricate defense system only when it fails to work. And that is usually when we already start to feel unwell.
Traveling to east generally causes more severe jet lag than traveling to west because traveling east requires you to shorten the day, and your biological clock is better able to adjust to a longer day than a shorter day.
Dealing with Jet Lag
Fortunately for travelers, a few preventive measures and treatments seem to help relieve jet lag:
Sleep is important to us to have good health. Sleep refreshes us back when we were tired and can rejuvenate our health. However there are several misunderstanding and myths that we have about sleep that may not give us better sleep. Here are top 10 sleep myths and their explanations: