Jet Lag May Lead to Obesity

Jet Lag May Lead to Obesity

Individuals who fly and suffer from jet lag regularly may be a risk of health issues like breast cancer, diabetes, heart attack and obesity. This could be due to microbes in the gut that increase these health issues. In 2011, a study showed that if one works shifts for a decade or longer, the chances of being […]

Jet Lag Linked to the Lhx1 Gene

Jet Lag Linked to the Lhx1 Gene

Jet lag was linked to a single gene, specifically the Lhx1 gene, in a recent study. The significance of this discovery is that it offers a strategy for treatments of sleep disorders and jet lag problems that many people suffer from when travelling. The Lhx1 gene has been called a master gene responsible for controlling […]

Jet Lag Solved: Entrain Circadian Rhythms (Video)

Jet Lag Solved: Entrain Circadian Rhythms (Video)

The problem of jet lag from long-distance travel and varied work schedules may be solved with a combination of methods to entrain one’s own circadian rhythms. Imagine being able to transition seamlessly from one time zone to another or switch between day and night shift with little to no side effects. Thanks to the work […]