Sleep disruption is an occupational hazard for frequent fliers, and chronic disruption increases the risks of diseases that lead to ageing. Photo: Alamy

Frequent fliers at higher risk of diseases that lead to ageing – what they can do to lower the risk

  • Jet lag and regular sleep disruption increase stress and risk of diabetes, heart disease, and high blood pressure, doctor says, and then there’s the radiation
  • Frequent fliers should stay at a hotel with a gym, be disciplined about not napping on board, and take a sleeping pill if it helps. An IV drip could also help
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Sleep disruption is an occupational hazard for frequent fliers, and chronic disruption increases the risks of diseases that lead to ageing. Photo: Alamy
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