If you travel by plane will make you probably get the symptoms of jet lag. Especially when you crossed many time zones.
How to recognize a jetlag?
These are the seven classic symptoms of jet lag
1. Fatigue and disorientation
Tired and disoriented for days after arrival. Lack of concentration and motivation. Even simple activities can be difficult. And your ability to really enjoy the holidays is significantly reduced.
2. Interrupted sleep
Traversing time zones can cause you wake up in the middle have the night or difficulty sleeping. You built circadian rhythm (internal clock) is in fact distorted. And it may take several days to get used to the new time zone. It is estimated that you need a day for every hour that you have crossed a time zone to return to your normal rhythm and energy. So five hour time difference means you need five days to feel normal you again. Incidentally, this applies more when traveling from west to east.
3. Confusion and vagueness
Check two or three times to see if your room is closed off. Struggling to remember things. These are examples of the effects of jet lag.
“Irritable his” is another symptom of jet lag, which is often referred to by the crew of an aircraft. That helps explain why long-haul flights can be very annoying at the end. go through customs and immigration and check in at your hotel can be a challenge. Furthermore, many people besides jetlag also suffer from various physical symptoms associated with prolonged uncomfortable sitting in an airplane.
The dry air aboard the aircraft can headaches, irritated nostrils and give dry skin. Additionally, you will be more susceptible to germs of colds, coughs, sore throats and flu that hang in the air of an airplane.
6. Uncomfortable legs and feet
Swollen limbs can be very uncomfortable. In some cases it may happen that you have trouble wearing your normal footwear up to 24 hours after you land.
7. Overall health problems
Long distance trips and vacations to distant countries also often means you get short of overall health problems such as diarrhea caused by microbes in contaminated water or food. Moreover, you are a different diet and a different environment more susceptible to infections or even poisoning.