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Travelling on plane fatigues your body (even a 4-5 hours ride!). How to beat it? 
Dr Dee Dee in The Land Down Under

Even a 4 to 5 hours flight can create havoc in your body and you end up reaching your destination looking tired. Not a good first impression, you want to make, especially if you are meeting your loved ones and working colleagues. 

- Because of the compressed pressure in cabins. It is de-hydrating. 
Solution: hydrate throughout flight. Limit caffein intake. Alcohol is not recommended. 

- The close proximity of people as passengers sit very close to each other triggers the " territorial beware syndrome". All of our "antennaes" are up naturally, when anyone encroaches into our  private body space's distance. It sets us on guard all the time. And having this feeling , though subconsciously, throughout our flight zaps our energy.
Solution: make friends or at least smile at your fellow passengers. It "loosens" us up.

- steal sleep whenever you can if you are on short flights, even if it means napping for 15 minutes. Because that sets your biorhythm to "relax and refresh" mode.

So arm yourself with the earplug and eyeshades an comfy travel  pillow.

You end up not being able to sleep, if your mind is racing with worries about home or when you are home sick.

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If you are travelling long and far,
Jet lag (aka "jetlag" or "jet-lag") is scientifically known as desynchronosis, dysrhythmia or dyschrony. It is a physiological condition as a result of changes to the circadian rhythm which might result from shift work, transmeridian travel or altered day length. 

Bon Voyage! 

Dr Dee Dee Mahmood Academic Adjunct Senior Lecturer at Edith Cowan University Australia is   multi award winning, TEDx Speaker,  Exercise Physiologist,  Nutritionist & Talk Show Host  has many successful signature community empowerment programs to her name, Fat2Fit Asia and Walking Football4Health Asia.  A Researcher, her research on obesity was chosen for its impact on obesity in Asia and was accepted/ presented at the President's Cup Award, American College of Sports Medicine Northwest Annual Meeting in Tacoma, Washington. Ambassadors to brands like Reebok, Norwegian Seafood Council & Celebrity Beaute, Dr Dee Dee has several signature community programs to her name, Fat2Fit Asia and Walking Football for Health Asia. She conducts  synergy on community and corporate health and research collaborations internationally. 
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