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Jet lag prevention

Jet lag prevention

Overview

Jet lag is a combination of symptoms experienced after flying in an airplane, especially on long trips. Fatigue, irritability, dehydration, and a broken sleep pattern are common symptoms of jet lag.

Update Date 5/11/2016

Updated by: Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director and Director of Didactic Curriculum, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, Department of Family Medicine, UW Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.