Dubai International Film Festival
Glasses suited for short sighted and long sighted
We are the World...
Women and Anger
Music and Cholesterol
Travelling across the world today has become an everyday affair and is
almost devoid of all complaints, except jet lag. How does one deal with this? Jet lag means fatigue, tired
limbs, sleep loss and dehydration. It can sometimes last for days, making one wonder whether travel is worth
it at all. What is surprising is that children under three do not seem to have any signs of jet lag as their
bodies and minds are adaptive. It is only those that have regular fixed hours for doing things who are most
For those who are just unable to adjust, it would be great to see if you can land at the new place before late evening. This will
give the body time to adjust before hitting the sack. It is also important to maintain a consistent sleep pattern on flight. Alcohol should be
avoided on flight since it tends to dehydrate the body and dehydration is one of the factors responsible for jet lag. Drinking a glass of water every
hour is most helpful.