Daylight Saving Time: Enemy of Sleep

From the Show: Health Radio
Summary: Daylight Saving Time is the enemy of sleep.
Air Date: 3/10/16
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: William Katz, MD
Dr. William KatzDr. William Katz is a graduate of Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, and completed an Internal Medicine residency at Blodgett Memorial Medical Center and St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Following residency, he completed a Pulmonary Diseases fellowship at George Washington University,Washington, D.C., as well as a Sleep Medicine fellowship at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. Since 2007, Dr. Katz has served as Medical Director for the Metro Health Sleep Disorders Laboratory. For nearly two decades, he served as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. Dr. Katz is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Pulmonary Diseases and Sleep Medicine.
Daylight Saving Time: Enemy of Sleep
It's that time again... Daylight Saving Time.

Clocks are moved forward by an hour, displacing that hour of daylight to the end of the day.

The end of Daylight Saving Time is greeted with more enthusiasm because it means an “extra” hour of sleep. This weekend, many people will lose an hour of sleep if they have scheduled Sunday commitments.

Daylight Saving Time takes its toll on sleep schedules.

Listen in as sleep expert, Dr. William Katz, discusses the toll "saving time" takes on sleep.
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