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lag

verb dally, dawdle, decelerate, decrease, delay, diiinish in pace, ebb, fail, fall back, fall behind, get behind, go leisurely, hold back, idle, lag behind, linger, lose strength, move slowly, procrastinate, put off, saunter, slow up, take one's time, trail, wane
Associated concepts: implementation date
See also: delay, pause, procrastinate, stall
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There are numerous other, more readily-available jet lag remedies, ranging from food supplements packed with vitamins, aromatherapy oils which are supposed to help you to synchronise with the local time zone, and homeopathic tablets which contain intriguing aids such as ground conch shells to counteract the effects of disturbed sleep.
He has spent more than 10 years doing long haul flights and says there is no better cure for jet lag than water and sleep deprivation: `` It sounds tough but you have tobedisciplined.
If you are suffering from jet lag during the day, try to:n Take a strategic, refreshing nap for up to 45 minutes n Use caffeine to stay awake, which takes up to 30 minutes to kick inn Do something physical,like going for a walk n Be sociable and talk to people n Listen to music By using these techniques to stay awake by day, it should be easier to sleep at night and your body rhythms will return to normal more quickly.
Jet lag is a well-known, unwelcome travel companion that can disrupt one's sense of well-being and performance.
Men were not included in the study because, according to Dr Cho, women suffer more acute jet lag.
Dehydration and the resulting nutrient loss are major culprits of fatigue, jet lag and hangovers.
Mice rapidly recover from a lab form of jet lag when researchers block the hormone in the brain.
Research by Oxford neuroscience professor Russell Foster shows that bathing in light can alter natural circadian rhythms to help people recover from jet lag," a sign next to the Phonton Shower declared.
Dr Blagrove, who has studied the effects of sleep loss and the functions of dreams, added, "Feeling really sleepy and tired on a Monday morning after a hard weekend isn't like jet lag at all.
The downside of traveling so far in such a short time is jet lag.
If these light and dark rules are obeyed, there is no real reason why anyone should suffer from jet lag.
No health insurance,forgetting to take first aid kits and problems with jet lag can all result in the perfect holiday becoming the holiday from Hell.