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REVIEW ARTICLE
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 507-510

Jet lag: Heuristics and therapeutics


1 Department of Internal Medicine, Maimonides Medical Center, New York City, NY, USA
2 Department of Dental Sciences, King George Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
3 Department of Critical Care Medicine, Maimonides Medical Center, New York City, NY, USA

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Paurush Ambesh
Department of Internal Medicine, Maimonides Medical Center, New York City, NY
USA
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/jfmpc.jfmpc_220_17

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Jet lag is one of those common medical problems, to which most people don't give a serious thought. However, it is intricately intertwined with our normal circadian rhythm. It is classified as a sleep disorder. There is also a dearth of good scientific literature, not to mention clinical trials on the subject. Slowly but steadily, the scientific community is realizing the various deleterious health effects of jet lag and is devising innovative methods to counter them. This narrative review touches upon the etiopathogenesis, clinical manifestations and therapeutic strategies effective against the nagging problem of jet lag.


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