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How Daylight Saving Time Can Affect Your Sleep and Your Health

Daylight saving time officially comes to end at 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 3, when standard time begins.  You might be looking forward to getting an extra hour of sleep that night, but the amount of rest that you get will depend in part on your sleep habits.  If you're the sort of person who doesn't wake up until your alarm clock rings, you might get some extra rest, but only if you go to bed at your normal hour.  "If you actually went to bed at your usual time and took advantage of it, yes, you possibly could get an extra hour of sleep," Dr. Fariha Abbasi-Feinberg, FAASM, FAAN, the director of sleep medicine at Millennium Physician Group in Fort Myers, Florida, and a member of the board of directors of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), told Healthline.  Read more.....

 

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