British Airways has launched an exciting series of six podcasts all about sleep. The podcasts feature one of the UK’s leading sleep experts, Dr Chris Idzikowski, AKA “Dr Sleep”. Through the series Dr Sleep looks at the impact travel has on our sleeping patterns and gives useful tips to help travellers, in particular business travellers, arrive at destinations refreshed. Check it out at http://www.ba.com/podcast.
Dr Sleep appraises popular treatments for jet lag, from the sensible to the medical via the downright mythical. Does President Reagan's protein and carb diet, devised for military travel, really work? Why aren't sleeping pills recommended? Can alternative medicine help reset your biological clock? Get all the answers with Dr Sleep's sixth and final podcast.
Leaving us exhausted during the day and unable to sleep at night, jet lag has the propensity to ruin a trip. But with the help of a practical set of tips, it's possible to adjust your sleep schedule gradually to fit with your destination time zone. In this podcast chapter, Dr Sleep explains how.
In this chapter, Dr Sleep explains how best to incorporate sleeping into business travel. Gain indispensable advice on napping, sleeping better in-flight (and throughout your stay), and handling sleep before and after your trip.
Your biological clock controls your sleep patterns in more ways than you might think. It's also the root cause of jet lag. Learn how your inner clock functions and find out how to help it adjust to a new time zone quickly. Dr Sleep also explains how a range of factors such as light, body temperature and melatonin contribute to our sleeping habits.
What exactly is travel fatigue, and how does it differ from jet lag? Dr Sleep explains how travel fatigue contributes to changes in mood and performance, even when we're flying within a single time zone. Find out what steps you can take to minimise the impact.