If You’re Feeling Sluggish Today, You’re Not Alone
You’re gonna want to be careful while driving over the next couple of weeks.
Studies have shown there’s an 8% increase in the number of traffic accidents the week following daylight saving time.
Medical experts say the rule of thumb for recovery from the change is one week for each half hour of adjustment. A few doctors argue it takes some people up to three weeks for their body to readjust.
Turning the clock ahead one hour has also been found to be bad for your heart. Swedish researchers looked at 20 years of records and discovered that the number of heart attacks goes up the week after the clocks are changed.