1. Feel more stressed from 15 Ways Daylight Saving Time Affects Our Health

15 Ways Daylight Saving Time Affects Our Health

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1. Feel more stressed

A recent study on the effects of DST on levels of cortisol, aka "the stress hormone," showed that the one-hour of sleep deprivation due to daylight saving time was linked to an average of 5 percent increase in cortisol in people’s blood. “For each hour later that the sun rose there was an almost 5 percent increase in median cortisol,” according to the research. 

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