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Daylight-Saving Time Switch May Leave You Sleepy, U-M Physician Says
Date:3/10/2010

Nationally-recognized sleep experts at U-M researching the best ways to get the right amount of rest

ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Many Americans will lose an hour of sleep on March 14, the first day of daylight-saving time, when clocks are set ahead one hour at 2 a.m. local standard time—making it harder to wake up, causing difficulty in staying alert and increasing the chance of sleepy-driving car crashes.

Ronald D. Chervin, M.D., says Americans can prepare for the daylight-saving time switch. Chervin says it can be as simple as going to sleep and waking up earlier by 15 minute intervals in the days leading up to Sunday's change.

"Being prepared is important, especially if you need to be alert that day for any reason, particularly driving a car. Even one hour of sleep loss can affect some people," says Chervin, a professor of neurology at the University of Michigan and director of U-M's Sleep Disorders Center. In the days immediately following the spring switch each year, more people have serious crashes, probably because of the sleep loss and adjustments that everyone's biological clock must make t
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