sunDaylight Saving Time can affect your Health

There have been many studies over the years about the health effects of daylight saving time. Daylight Saving Time arrives again this year on March 9, 2009.

The Daylight saving time transitions into and out of DST can disturb your sleeping patterns, and make you more restless at night.

There is a spike in heart attacks during the first week of daylight saving time, according to a study published last year. The loss of an hour’s sleep may make people more susceptible to an attack, some experts believe. When daylight saving time ends in the fall, heart attacks briefly become less frequent than usual.

People are safer drivers during daylight hours, and researchers have found that DST reduces car crashes and pedestrian strikes.

So, Be careful and be safe!