Welcome to the IHateTaxis.com overseas travel medical support section. These pages are intended to provide overseas travel medical guidance for your trip preparation. Travel medical Information presented here was written by a experienced travelling registered nurse and advice given is not intended to replace that of a physician. If you need additional information, please consult your local health provider.
What is Jet Lag?
Jet lag is the caused by flying over multiple time zones causing your body's sense of time to be out of synch. Symptoms of jet lag may include digestive problems, headache, fatigue, irregular sleep patterns, temporary insomnia, disorientation, grogginess and irritability. Different people recover at different rates. Some evidence indicates that for most people, traveling west to east is more disruptive.
Written by Kim Zieman