AUDIO: What’s the deal with jet lag?
Why do you get it, and what can you do to offset its effects?
Kathryn Free • May 22, 2014
[Image credit: Alexandra Ossola]
Anyone who travels knows that feeling — the disorienting, sleepy-awake feeling, like you’ve been hit by a bus. It’s jet lag. But why do we get it, and what can we do to offset it? Kathryn Free speaks to a researcher who may have the answer, and a pilot who fills us in on how people in his profession fight jet lag.