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Daylight saving time is coming Sunday. Get ready

March 6, 2024

Azizi A. Seixas, the associate director of the Center for Translational Sleep and Circadian Sciences at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, said chronic sleep deprivation has long-term consequences for your health, including higher risks of heart disease, Type 2 diabetes, obesity, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease.

The shift to daylight time causes sleep loss only once a year. But in the short term, he said, individuals can experience “impaired cognitive function,” weakened immune systems and disrupted circadian rhythms.

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