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Topic: Circadian Rhythm Disruption (Jet Lag) regarding aircrew safety and health.

 

Please include the following:

 

  • Why it occurs
  • Potential health effects
  • How to reduce the effects of it.

Please cite/make a reference using these 4 sources below:

https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/jet-lag/symptoms-causes/syc-20374027

Causes of jet lag and potential health effects

 

 

https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20160314-how-airline-pilots-beat-jet-lag

How pilots handle jet lag

 

 

https://www.faa.gov/pilots/safety/pilotsafetybrochures/media/Circadian_Rhythm.pdf 

Circadian Rhythm Disruption (general explanation)

 

 

https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/columnist/cox/2020/11/12/ask-captain-how-do-pilots-handle-jet-lag/6251665002/ (Links to an external site.) 

An interview from a retired airline captain