Tips for Sleeping Well When Traveling to a New Time Zone

Megan McGregorSleep Well

Will you be traveling into a new time zone to attend this year’s Sleep Show? Here are a few tips to consider before you board the plane.

How to Sleep Well When Traveling to a New Time Zone

Whether you’re traveling for work or pleasure, adjusting to a new time zone can be tough. That’s because your circadian rhythm is at work! This internal clock, which helps inform your body when it’s time to go to bed or wake up, takes awhile to catch up when you travel to a different time zone. It sticks to your usual schedule, so if it’s nighttime back home, your body may still think it’s time to go to bed—even if it’s the middle of the afternoon where you’re vacationing.

You can read this entire article on the National Sleep Foundation website.