Circadian rhythm sleep-wake disorder, jet lag type is caused by disruption of the body’s internal clock due to travel across multiple time zones.
Diagnosis of this disorder is based on a comprehensive medical history and laboratory testing.
Other sleep disorders, such as insomnia, should be ruled out when diagnosing this condition.
Treatment typically consists of lifestyle modifications such as light therapy, melatonin supplements, and avoiding stimulants.
With the proper treatment, symptoms usually improve within a few days. However, complete recovery may take weeks or months.