Mar 07

4 surprising health challenges caused by daylight saving time

By MD for Seniors

Your body's circadian rhythm may wake you up before the alarm clock.

After enduring the long days of winter, many look forward to daylight saving time.

By setting the clocks forward, the sun will set later, ultimately making the daylight last longer and allowing symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder to subside. There are, however, a few downsides to springing forward. For example, you’ll lose an hour of sleep the morning after changing the clocks, which could keep you from waking up feeling rested enough for the day. But that’s not all – there are several ways daylight saving time can impact your overall health. Thankfully, there are ways to avoid these …read more

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