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Anything that I can do to make me sleepy? Jet lagged/went e to w.
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Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Melatonin and light
Handling jet lag, a few points.
First off, this involves more than sleep. It includes diet and travel plans among other things so make sure to stay hydrated and try to anticipate your schedule change the few days before travel. So for example traveling e to w you may want to stay up later and wake up later a few days before travel. Melatonin can make you sleepy. Try bright light in am w/ wake.

In brief: Melatonin and light
Handling jet lag, a few points.
First off, this involves more than sleep. It includes diet and travel plans among other things so make sure to stay hydrated and try to anticipate your schedule change the few days before travel. So for example traveling e to w you may want to stay up later and wake up later a few days before travel. Melatonin can make you sleepy. Try bright light in am w/ wake.
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
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Dr. Francine Yep
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Melatonin=ZZZZzzzz's
Adults can take 2-3 milligrams of melatonin 1 hour before local bedtime for up to 4 days after arrival.
Also reset your biology clock by getting outside [exposed to light] and getting active [eating, walking sightseeing] according to local time. Good luck!

In brief: Melatonin=ZZZZzzzz's
Adults can take 2-3 milligrams of melatonin 1 hour before local bedtime for up to 4 days after arrival.
Also reset your biology clock by getting outside [exposed to light] and getting active [eating, walking sightseeing] according to local time. Good luck!
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