Jet lag, the obnoxious sidekick of long-haul travel, is always waiting at the arrivals terminal, ready to hand out that second day of a bad hangover feeling. Many of us are willing to go to great lengths to dodge that pathetic prize package of drowsiness, irritability, headaches, indigestion, and confusion. Luckily for savvy jetsetters, the science exploring how our body’s routines affect our overall health has come up with helpful travel hacks to reset our internal clocks at a faster rate. Timing really is everything. Here’s how to use the science of routine to beat jet lag.
Note: Consult your doctor before making changes to your sleep and diet routine, or taking supplements.