Jet lag and shift work sleep disorders: How to help reset the internal clock

@article{Kolla2011JetLA,
  title={Jet lag and shift work sleep disorders: How to help reset the internal clock},
  author={Bhanu Prakash Kolla and R. Robert Auger},
  journal={Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={78},
  pages={675 - 684}
}
  • B. Kolla, R. Auger
  • Published 1 October 2011
  • Medicine
  • Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine
Jet lag sleep disorder and shift work sleep disorder are the result of dyssynchrony between the internal clock and the external light-dark cycle, brought on by rapid travel across time zones or by working a nonstandard schedule. Symptoms can be minimized by optimizing the sleep environment, by strategic avoidance of and exposure to light, and also with drug and behavioral therapies. Some relief is possible for the grogginess and disorientation that often ensue from travelling long distances or… Expand
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