Hey New Englanders: Don’t Forget About Daylight Savings Time This Weekend
It's time to "spring forward." That means we need to change or clocks on Sunday morning, when daylight savings time goes into effect.
Daylight Savings Time officially starts at 2 a.m. on Sunday morning (Sunday, March 8th), which means we lose an hour of sleep… one precious hour. If you don't think losing a few winks matters, ask a health or sleep expert and he/she will tell you differently. It could lead to health issues, according to the Spectrum Health Sleep Medicine clinic via M Live.
Medical professionals at Spectrum say "your immune system has to work harder when you are sleep-deprived." That means you are more likely to get sick if you are exposed to a virus, and it could take longer to recover if you do become ill. Bottom line: Go to bed earlier and try to reclaim that hour of rest.
Don't forget to change the time on all of your devices before you go to sleep on Saturday night.