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All About Daylight Saving Time
To conserve fuel used in electric power, daylight saving was used in the early ages. Today people consider the daylight savings to be outdated and others have refrained from using them. Switching clocks an hour behind or an hour forward has, therefore, resulted in into side effects that are very concerning.
The alterations of the clocks have brought about a significant reduction in sleep including the efficiency and the length. Once sleep will be affected not only the day the set clock ahead but also afterward. Altering the clock affects sleep time and researches have shown that there is a significant reduction in psycho motor reaction and reaction times in individual who doesnt get enough sleep.
The effects that result from a lack of sleep can be very catastrophic to adolescence who go to school full time or working on the side. In the month of March, altering the clock an hour forward can increase the risks of heart issues in individuals. Heart attacks are related with the daylight savings in that the rates of heart attacks often spikes when the daylight savings begins again in the spring and normally is low shortly after it ends. Heart attacks are sadly not the cardiovascular problem that the daylight savings bring with it, a number of strokes have also been found to be on the rising.
The is a significant diminishing of productivity that is detected when the length of our sleep is slightly reduced the night before. Reduction in productivity significantly, changes in overall cognition and thought processes are some of the effects that also results from the reduction of sleep to individuals. This result to individuals developing cyber loafing where they always act to be productive but on the job but usually do little work during work hours. As a result of cyber loafing, the quality of someones work may suffer much after some time change.
Random headaches in some people are very common as a result of daylight savings that affect individuals sleep. Reduction of sleep efficiency results to the cluster headaches experienced by individuals and this is as a result of their circadian rhythm being messed up with by the lack of sleep. Mental health problems have been found to be on the rise when the clock is set an hour earlier or an hour late.
This is because individuals that are often prone to depression and anxiety always may experience symptoms shortly after the time changes. When the time has changed and the clocks are set an hour back has been found to have an increase in the number of male suicides that occur. Increased car crashes are as a result of the reduced quality of sleep and lower reaction time.