Are you still dragging from the time change?

Katie Gibas of Time Warner Cable News interviews Dr. Antonio Culebras.

Katie Gibas of Time Warner Cable News interviews Dr. Antonio Culebras. Photo by Kathleen Paice Froio.

We lost an hour when Daylight Savings Time took effect at 2 a.m. March 9, and some of us are still recovering.

Not only is the time set forward (until Nov. 2) “but that is compounded by the fact that many people are unable to fall asleep at the conventional time according to the clock,” Dr. Antonio Culebras told Time Warner Cable News. Culebras is a neurologist specializing in sleep medicine specialist at Upstate.

He said people may take as many as 10 days to get over the loss of sleep, and he explained the possible health consequences, notably motor vehicle accidents from drowsy driving.

Read/watch the Time Warner Cable News report

Listen to an interview with Dr. Culebras about sleep problems

Learn more about Dr. Culebras

 

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