7 Ways Daylight Saving Time Can Impact Your Health

We’ll lose an hour of sleep as we “spring forward” this weekend, turning our clocks an hour ahead on Sunday morning. And while we’ll gain an extra hour of daylight in the evenings, we’ll lose it in the morning—waking up, and maybe even heading off to work or school, before the sun comes up.

An hour may not seem like a lot, but the time shift can have significant effects on the body, says Dr. Sandhya Kumar, assistant professor of neurology and medical director of the Sleep Disor

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