Not only is it irritating to have to change every single clock in your home and at your office, but Daylight Savings Time comes with some added health risks as well. However, CBD oil may help some get through the most awful Monday of the year.
In the spring, which is, unfortunately, the time we lose an hour of sleep turning our clocks back, people most often experience fatigue. A Virginia Tech Transportation Institute expert says daylight saving time can cause driver fatigue and therefore, create some hazardous road conditions. If you’re driving to work earlier, that lost hour of sleep may make for an even more troubling and fatigued drive. But that’s only one of the health concerns scientists and doctors are worried about.
Doctors believe the findings could be related to circadian rhythms and that our bodies like regularity. According to a local Philidelphia CBS affiliate, that single lost hour of sleep is enough of a disruption to your body’s sleep pattern to cause risks of heart problems.
“Any time change can exacerbate drowsiness because your internal clock has not adjusted to the time change. This can lead to disruptions in sleep until your body adjusts, which can take a few days to a week,” Jeff Hickman said. Irregular sleep can also increase stress, depression, and is linked to reduced physical activity and increased daytime sleepiness or drowsiness. Hickman also offered some tips for drivers to avoid fatigue:
1. Avoid driving during rush hour and from 2 a.m. to 4 a.m.
2. Get a full night’s sleep.
3. Pay attention to signs of drowsy driving.
4. Be aware of other factors impacting drowsy driving.
These are all difficult to for so many to do the Monday after we set our clocks forward during daylight savings time, which
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