Sleep Aids for Jet Lag
Traveling by air is more popular than ever before, but rapidly crossing three or more time zones can upset the body’s normal 24-hour clock and cause jet lag. Sleeping pills are convenient, but come with definite downsides.
There are a variety of remedies that can help with jet lag symptoms and getting your sleep-wake clock reset to local time at your travel destination.
Light therapy devices
Sunlight signals the body through the eyes to stop making hormones and chemicals involved with sleep.
Light therapy devices are designed to mimic natural daylight and stimulate wakefulness. Used at the right the time, they can help the body rest its sleep-wake clock to local time.
A) Portable light therapy boxes
B) Light therapy glasses
Bedroom aids to help you sleep
Distractions in your sleep environment can make it harder to get your sleep back on track as your recover from jet lag.
Whether it’s nuissance noise or excessive bright light coming through a window, simple bedroom aids can help.
Portable white noise machines
White noise is an old trick to mask noises that can wake you up. Today, you’ll find a wide variety of white noise machines small enough to bring along on a trip.
Jet lag phone apps
Online you can now find a variety of smart phone apps designed to help you manage jet lag symptoms and reset your body’s sleep-wake clock to your destination time zone.
Jet lag books
Are you a frequent traveler? Books can a great place to get useful tips for beating jet lag.
Other useful sleep products to check out:
Connect with us:
Better Sleep Simplified SM was founded as a place for you to get clear and well-researched information.
Our goal is to make sure you know about your options so that you take action sooner rather than later.
Find out what you're doing right and what to change
Watch and Learn
Hear from experts, sleep specialists, people with insomnia, and others
Newsletter Sign Up
Get the latest ideas to improve your sleep
This site is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program and other affiliate advertising programs designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to them.
Important: BetterSleepSimplified.com is for informational purposes only and is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always consult a physician for sleep and health concerns. See additional information.