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Jet Lag Symptoms - List of Complaints and Illnesses

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Feeling a little more irritable after crossing 8 time zones in a matter of hours? You aren't alone. Jet lag manifests itself in a wide range of symptoms - and a list of them will give you an indication as to whether those extra yawns are lack of sleep, or your body trying to catch up after a long flight.

The following is a list of symptoms that are often attributed to jet lag:
  • fatigue
  • insomnia
  • anxiety
  • constipation
  • diarrhea
  • confusion
  • dehydration
  • headache
  • irritability
  • nausea
  • sweating
  • coordination issues
  • immune system weakness
  • cough
  • dry eyes
  • dry skin
  • earache
  • blurred vision
  • lightheadedness
  • loss of libido
  • swollen feet
Luckily, they don't usually all occur at once in one person.

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