Disrupting BioRhythms: Jet lag

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Disrupting BioRhythms: Jet lag: What?
Jet lag happens when you fly either east or west across timezones. Like shift work it happens when the Ep’s become out of sync with EZ’z.
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Disrupting BioRhythms: Jet lag: What? 2
Preparing the body for sleep by lowering body temp and producing melatonin, when actually need to be awake.
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Disrupting BioRhythms: Jet lag: Effects of Jet lag?
Insomnia, tiredness, digestive problems, raised productivity.
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Disrupting BioRhythms: Jet lag: Effects of Jet lag? 2
Induced jet lag into mice, changing day lengths (light exposure) repeated jet has serious effects, premature death, damage to the hippocampus. 3X evaluation for mice.
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Disrupting BioRhythms: Jet lag: Direction of travel who and what?
Recht compared baseball teams flying across the US to compete. Teams that flew west did better than those who flew east.
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Disrupting BioRhythms: Jet lag: Direction of travel why?
Could be because west is phase delay, day length is extended which may be easier to adjust to going to bed late rather than going to sleep earlier
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Disrupting BioRhythms: Jet lag: Direction of travel Phase delay?
Phase delay may be easier to adjust to because our circ rhythm is 24 ½ shown by Shiffre so easier to lengthen rather than shorten
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Disrupting BioRhythms: Jet lag: Direction of travel, study however?
However was a natural study so are variables hard to control: Ability of the teams.
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