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Rerun image Preventing Jet Lag

Your body has in internal clock. It controls your body temperature, blood pressure, hormone levels, and other biological processes. This clock helps determine when you sleep and wake. When you fly across time zones, your internal clock gets out of sync with your new location. This means you may feel sleepy during the day or wake up in the middle of the night.

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Vaccines

It is important to make sure that you receive proper vaccination prior to traveling, especially if you are traveling to areas where the risk of getting a certain disease is high. Here is information on some vaccines to consider before traveling:

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