Also known as 'desynchronosis
' and 'flight fatigue', jet lag is a temporary disorder that causes fatigue, insomnia and sometimes other symptoms, as a result of air travel across different time zones.
"A review of human physiological and performance changes associated with desynchronosis
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Along with R&R, home leave, family getaways and the logging of welcome mileage points in the skies comes the bane of many travelers: desynchronosis
syndrome, otherwise known as jet lag.
But he has been floored by the desynchronosis
caused by countless trips to and from the US, including twice in the last fortnight.
EMFs can contribute to nonrestorative sleep and desynchronosis
of brain waves, which disturb the carefully orchestrated symphony of neurotransmitters.
As part of our squadron's analysis of the mishap, and in an effort to better understand the extent of the impairment caused by desynchronosis
, commonly known as jet lag, we used the fatigue avoidance scheduling tool (FAST) software to model the sleep of three individuals in our command.
Tomorrow I am going east --west but am still likely to suffer 'desynchronosis
', the dreaded jet lag.
Timothy Monk goes on to espouse the mechanisms responsible for this "Desynchronosis
or jet lag occurs when our body's 24-hour internal biological clock is out of balance.
They suggest that this effect may be due to sleep desynchronosis
that causes greater anxiety and hence less risk-taking behaviour in market participants.
Another name for jet lag is desynchronosis
, and it is simply the temporary disruption of your body clock when you fly across several time zones.