The physical and mental debilitative effects of east/west long flights across multiple time zones are felt by many including ourselves. The symptoms and effects range from mild mental and physical fatigue, swelling of limbs to severe cases such are ourselves that experience nausea, loss of appetite, vomiting and insomnia.
Severe cases of jet lag occur for us when we travel east from Honolulu towards New York or New Jersey or other parts of the east coast of the continental United States or residents travelling abroad west to Asia and returning state side or to Honolulu. The adverse effects of jet lag or circadian desynchrony are often ignored, or handled in varying ways. Ignoring this problem has taken away valuable time from maximizing enjoyment during family vacations, honeymoons, or affect concentration and focus adversely on tasks and objectives for working travelers.