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Jet lag! can't sleep! should I double up on the melatonin?

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Dr. Sarah Kohl
Travel Medicine
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In brief: Increase Melatonin

Jet lag is a mismatch between your internal biologic clock and the external time of your surroundings.
Your internal clock is set by both sunlight and melatonin. Get out into sunlight morning and evening, eat at times for new time zone, and take melatoinin before bedtime. Avoid computer & tv screens 4 hours before bed as they interfere with melatoinin production. Prescription sleep aides may help.

In brief: Increase Melatonin

Jet lag is a mismatch between your internal biologic clock and the external time of your surroundings.
Your internal clock is set by both sunlight and melatonin. Get out into sunlight morning and evening, eat at times for new time zone, and take melatoinin before bedtime. Avoid computer & tv screens 4 hours before bed as they interfere with melatoinin production. Prescription sleep aides may help.
Dr. Sarah Kohl
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Dr. Neal Hakimi
I agree with above. Expose yourself to bright light during the day and avoid naps so your tired at night.
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