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Preview: British Airways - Dr Sleep podcasts

British Airways - Dr Sleep podcasts

A series of 6 podcasts designed to provide the busy traveller with more information on how to arrive refreshed and ready to do business.

Published: Thu, 18 Jan 2007 17:43:00 GMT

Last Build Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2007 12:30:00 GMT

Copyright: British Airways plc

Episode 6 - Treating jet lag

Wed, 11 Apr 2007 13:00:00 +0100

Dr Sleep appraises popular treatments for jet lag, from the sensible to the medical via the downright mythical. Does President Reagan's protein and carb diet, devised for military travel, really work? Why aren't sleeping pills recommended? Can alternative medicine help reset your biological clock? Get all the answers with Dr Sleep's sixth and final podcast.

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Episode 5 - Overcoming jet lag

Wed, 28 Mar 2007 10:00:00 +0100

Leaving us exhausted during the day and unable to sleep at night, jet lag has the propensity to ruin a trip. But with the help of a practical set of tips, it's possible to adjust your sleep schedule gradually to fit with your destination time zone. In this podcast chapter, Dr Sleep explains how.

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Episode 4 - The business side of sleep

Wed, 14 Mar 2007 15:45:00 +0100

In this chapter, Dr Sleep explains how best to incorporate sleeping into business travel. Gain indispensable advice on napping, sleeping better in-flight (and throughout your stay), and handling sleep before and after your trip.

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Episode 3 - Synchronising your inner clock

Tue, 27 Feb 2007 16:00:00 +0100

Your biological clock controls your sleep patterns in more ways than you might think. It's also the root cause of jet lag. Learn how your inner clock functions and find out how to help it adjust to a new time zone quickly. Dr Sleep also explains how a range of factors such as light, body temperature and melatonin contribute to our sleeping habits.

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Episode 2 - Managing travel fatigue

Tue, 13 Feb 2007 15:00:00 +0100

What exactly is travel fatigue, and how does it differ from jet lag? Dr Sleep explains how travel fatigue contributes to changes in mood and performance, even when we're flying within a single time zone. Find out what steps you can take to minimise the impact.

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Episode 1 - Sleep basics

Wed, 31 Jan 2007 11:30:00 +0100

Learn the fundamentals of sleep, discover how long-distance travel affects our body clocks and understand jet lag and what you can do about it. Expert analysis of all the key issues involved in sleep, and practical ways you can improve the duration and quality of sleep when you fly.

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