7 Steps to Prevent Jet Stress

Airplane Travel
An excerpt from Dr. Cousens book, Rainbow Green Live Food Cuisine:

The prevention of jet stress begins with maintaining good health as a prerequisite before traveling. The next level of prevention is stabilizing cellular, organ, endocrine, tissue, nervous system, and brain functioning while on the airplane. The stability and integrity of the subtle energy centers and acupuncture meridians also need support. Prevention of jet stress is accomplished using a blend of approaches that protect cellular integrity from both in-flight stress and the disruption of biological rhythms.

The jet stress program I have developed has seven steps. The fundamental idea is to keep healthy by living in a way that consistently enhances health under whatever psycho-biological stress one faces. Because I am involved in giving seminars in many parts of the world, it has been important for me to develop a comprehensive system to minimize jet stress. I don’t remember the last time I felt any jet stress, even on trips going through nine time zones. I arrive fresh and ready to teach for four or seven days straight without any problem. The total system works for 95% of the people who try it. It seems significantly more effective than using any Micro-Harmonizer alone, particularly
for longer flights.

The seven parts of the jet stress prevention program are synergistic and are based on general principles of health. Each part speaks to one aspect of the stress of flying. Jet stress is primarily the body-mind response to the totality of stress that the body undergoes while flying. The time it takes to heal from these stresses is part of it. The program is not meant to create an obsessive condition of worry about jet stress, but to encourage a more healthy and enjoyable trip and to minimize both the symptoms and the “lag” in recovery time. As you travel you will pick out the components that work best for you. Some people will utilize all seven steps and others may use just a few. On a short flight only a few of the approaches might be practiced such as using the jet stress device, only consuming juices on the flight, and doing what I call “airplane Yoga.” On a long flight, superior results will more likely be obtained if the complete seven-step approach is used.

Step One

Use the Micro-Harmonizer that gives off the vibration of the Earth’s resonance of 7.83 to 8 hertz. By wearing one of these on your body while on the airplane and for about one hour after leaving the plane, your cells get a message that they are in a normal, healing ground environment. This device helps the cells minimize or even avoid the cellular stress that we are subjected to up in the air. The cells in effect use the device as a sort of pacemaker that overrides the micro-movement stress and confusion between
the inner ear and the eyes created by the movement of the plane. To use basic example, it is like tuning out the noise of the kids watching T.V. in another room by listening to a symphony with earphones. This device also minimizes the effects of the body’s magnetic fields cutting through the Earth’s magnetic lines because the pulsing, healthy field is harder to disrupt than a non-pulsing field. One way to understand this protective effect is to remember how moving water is harder to freeze than stagnant water. A variety of researchers, including Dr. Andrija Puharich, a well-known medical physicist, have found that the healing vibration of hands-on healers also gives off an 8-hertz signal. This is another probable reason why this device seems to work. Using just the Micro-Harmonizer, several clients of mine who are airplane pilots, flight attendants, and frequent travelers found that the device really works to minimize jet stress.

Step Two

Prevention of dehydration with water and healthy food intake helps maintain the vital force of the body. Drinking only fresh water or eating lightly also helps avoid the digestive upsets that often occur when the body is readjusting to the new time zone. As in any situation when the health of the body is challenged, it is better to eat lightly during the flight and at least until the next day after landing in order to maximize the body’s ability to repair itself from the shock of flying. It is no accident that Dr. Peter Hansen, in his book Stress for Success, points out that 47% of the people with jet stress have poor digestion as a symptom.

Everyone knows that animals do not eat when they have been traumatized. Drinking only water or eating lightly (fresh live fruits, vegetables, and sea vegetables) allows all the body’s energies to focus on repair and not be diverted to digestion. Consuming only liquids has been used for thousands of years to activate the vital life force that is so important in healing from any sort of cellular stress.

Additional research reported in Overcoming Jet Lag (Ehret and Scanlon) suggests that by eating sparingly or fasting one becomes more sensitive to the different time zone changes in a way that allows the body to more rapidly readjust its biological clock. Dr. Ehret conducted an interesting experiment with rats. First, the rats were not fed on the day before the experiment and were put through artificial time changes that were comparable to human beings on a long plane flight. Then they were fed the equivalent of breakfast in the new time zone, and they shifted to the new time frame faster than rats that were allowed to eat whenever they wanted.

I personally enjoy bringing my own fresh water for the full length of the trip. (Carbonated water is best avoided because it increases carbonic acid in the
system and increases the tendency for gas.) Usually I do not eat until I have breakfast the next day at my destination. An additional fancy approach for the meticulous long-distance flyer is to time the taking of water so that it corresponds to the eating times of the new time zone. Generally, it is best to drink every few hours to keep hydrated and to drink when thirsty. For consistent clean water, I suggest using a portable filter on the plane. I use a system called the Wellness Portable water filtration system. I also use HydraCel (formerly called Crystal Energy), which is a liquid that reconstructs water to its highest biological potential.

Step Three

Oxygen is generally inadequate both in the airport and cabin of the plane. The oxygen is especially minimal if there is smoking on the airplane, as there still is on some international flights. This is further complicated by not being able to exercise, as one would be able to do traveling by car (stop the car and run around a bit). Exercise increases oxygen flow to the cells. When there is not enough oxygen in the system, cellular respiration and detoxification are limited. Under these circumstances, the red blood cells tend to clump and cause sludging in the blood. Dr. Hansen in Stress for Success cites a three-year research program at Heathrow Airport in London completed in 1986. They
found sixty cases of sudden death during flights, and 18% of those deaths were from venous blood clots that traveled to the lungs. Blood clumping and sludging are made worse by low blood oxygen content.

To compensate for this I suggest some active breathing (which will be covered in the section on airplane Yoga) and some cardiovascular exercise such as walking before the flight. I also recommend taking some form of stabilized oxygen drops that are now available on the market. We use Vitamin O, a high-O™ concentrated liquid, to increase the oxygen in the blood. HydraCel drops structure all drinking fluids and minimize clumping of the blood. This product also helps protect against this potential problem of low O™ intake.

Another problem associated with cabin-recirculated air is that the atmosphere on the airplane has a low humidity that tends to dehydrate the system.
This also leads to blood thickening and sludging. Drinking lots of fluids while flying helps prevent this. Salty foods and alcohol both contribute to the dehydration
effect and therefore the blood sludging. Alcohol in significant amounts also creates red blood cell clumping and therefore leads toward blood sludging on its own. Because of this, alcohol should be avoided while flying.

Step Four

Two supplements that help to minimize mind-body adrenal and brain stress and maximize cell integrity and overall body function are Siberian ginseng and AFA blue-green algae. I suggest thirty drops of Siberian ginseng in liquid every four hours. Siberian ginseng is excellent for minimizing the stress associated with all types of travel. AFA blue-green algae distinctly improves mind brain-nervous system function as well as general body energy. It has a significant effect in preventing nervous system fatigue, one of the main symptoms of jet stress according to Dr. Peter Hansen. Dr. Hansen’s jet stress findings show 69% of his subjects had poor concentration, 66% showed slowed reflexes, and 50% manifested irritability. OS-ADR Tachyonized Siberian ginseng is an excellent basic adrenal adaptogenic herbal extract.

Step Five

Because of the increased radiation exposure, there is an increase in free radical production in the system and hence more potential for cellular and intracellular membrane disruption. To minimize this effect I recommend ProGuard antioxidant enzyme tablets that are made from wheat sprouts. For the Pro-Guard, I suggest eight tablets the morning of the flight and six every four hours during the flight and through the next morning. These are best taken away from food. The second type of antioxidant I recommend is Antioxidant
Supreme. Four of them can be taken every four hours with the ProGuard.

Step Six

The disruption of the circadian and ultradian moment-to-moment rhythms of the body by crossing different time zones can be minimized by using a variety of biological stimulations that help to reestablish normal body rhythm synchronicity. The sun is the most important factor in reestablishing the body and mind biological rhythms. At night when the sun sets, the pineal gland releases melatonin, triggering a series of biochemical events that culminate in the organism feeling sleepy. In the morning when the sun hits our eyes,
the sleep-producing melatonin secretio are shut off and one goes about the process of waking up. We strongly suggest using a Tachyonized melatonin called Sleepy Z. Take it one hour before going to sleep at the normal time in the new time zone. This will bring you most quickly into the day-night cycle of the time zone.

Minimizing the effect of light on the pineal secretions when applied to jet travel is rather simple. When starting the trip, especially if it is a long one, try to simulate the day/night pattern of the destination location by regulating the lighting in the airplane as much as possible. For example, if trying to simulate a nighttime situation, pull down the window shades or wear eyeshades or something to keep the light from your eyes.

To illustrate, if one is going to a place that is twelve time zones away, it would be nighttime in the place of destination if one starts out in the morning. To simulate the destination time zone “turn out” lights as if it were midnight at the place of one’s destination and go to sleep. If this happens to be twelve noon of the time frame of one’s home base, one may need to use some relaxation techniques. If the situation isn’t right for sleep, then I’ll meditate during this time. If you arrive the mid-afternoon before, try not to take a nap, as this will make it more difficult to go to sleep in the new time cycle. Wait until a reasonable hour such as 9 pm to go to sleep. Then get up as close to sunrise the next day as possible. Get out into the sunlight without sunglasses and do some exercise. The exercise provides a biological wake-up cue to the body. The eating rhythm is also a biological cue.

One concern about regulating the sleep and eating cycles is that it may turn our jet stress program into a mathematically calculated nervous experience,which could take the joy out of the trip. Although this highly organized approach may be more effective for international flights of six hours or more, for most people it is more relaxing to sleep when tired and eat or drink when hungry. The idea of the program is not to create more stress by demanding that one follow obsessive time schedules based on where one is going to be in twelve hours. Increasing O™ intake is an excellent way to reprogram one’s cellular biological clock to the new time zone of one’s destination.

Step Seven

Exercise stimulates hormones and neurotransmitters that help to reset our biological clocks. Again for its biological cue value, it is advantageous to exercise
during the time one would be active in the new time frame at the destination. For example, if one has not arrived at the destination by the morning, it is good to exercise (walk in the aisles or do airplane Yoga, as described below) before a fruit breakfast or juice while still on the plane. The idea would be to time breakfast on the plane to approximate the breakfast time of one’s point of destination. By exercising before one eats, the body receives a biological cue to wake up. Mental activity at times that also correspond to when one would be mentally active at the new destination gives the body another entraining biological cue that helps one “be in sync” upon arrival.

Perhaps the best general exercise that one can do on the plane is to walk in the aisles to get the circulation going. This also helps prevent blood clotting by stimulating the movement of the venous fluid and lymph circulation. Exercise is one of the most effective antidotes to jet stress. It not only helps one reset the biological clock, but also breaks up lymph and blood stagnation, tones the organ and muscle systems, and awakens the mind. We feel airplane Yoga is a great way to get this exercise.

Let’s summarize the seven-step process before presenting airplane Yoga:

1. Use the jet stress electronic device, Micro-Harmonizer, to give off a
7.83- to 8-hertz frequency and make the body feel as if it is still in the
Earth’s Schumann resonance field.

2. Drink one glass of clean water every hour with 8 drops of HydraCel.
Use a high-quality water filter bottle if consuming the airplane water.
Avoid liquids that clump the blood such as alcohol, and diuretics (soft
drinks, coffee, and black tea) that further dehydrate the system.

3. Use a personal air ozone purifier (Personal Air Supply). Increase
oxygen by breathing exercises before flying and using stabilized oxygen
water. We use Vitamin O.

4. Take adaptogens such as Tachyonized Siberian Ginseng and Tachyon
Klamath Lake Blue-Green Algae to minimize brain, body, and
adrenal stress.

5. Use antioxidant supplements to minimize radiation and other free
radical stress. I use ProGuard Plus, a wheat grass supplement high in
sodium oxide dismutase, and Antioxidant Supreme.

6. Use melatonin for jet lag time zone adjustment. I suggest 1 tab of
Sleepy Z, a Tachyonized low-dose melatonin, one hour before bed.
Also, go to bed at the normal time for the new time zone and awake to
get early daylight.

7. Do airplane Yoga or any exercise you can just prior to and while

The complete Jet Stress Kit includes the following products:
HydraCel (formerly Crystal Energy)
Personal Air Supply
Vitamin O
Tachyonized Siberian Ginseng (called OS-GIN)
Tachyonized Klamath Lake Blue-Green Algae
Tachyonized Adrenal Support (called OS-ADR)
ProGuard Plus
Antioxidant Supreme
Tachyonized Sleepy Z

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The Wellness Portable water filtration system

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