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30 October 2018 / / TravelHealth

It doesn’t matter if you’re a backpacker or a business traveller, if you cross multiple timezones, jetlag is going to hit you. There are things you can do to try and minimise the effects of jetlag, such as getting enough sleep and exercise before your trip, and altering your sleep schedule ahead of time, but this is easier said than done – especially when most of us are extra busy before a trip! Fortunately, there is a widely available supplement that you can take to help overcome the effects of jetlag: melatonin. In this article we answer questions like what melatonin is, and how to use it to tackle jet lag.