How to readjust after loss of one hour of sleep
Dr. Carol Ash weighs in
- Duration 3:01
- Date Mar 10, 2013
Dr. Carol Ash weighs in
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Rising giant -- are you feeling groggy after losing an album or not you bowl are you looking after losing an hour -- sleep last night.
We're sounding the alarm because it's time to clock -- On some tips.
They'll get you back on track to fill in -- -- analyst on joining apps that I love the puck well and is now one of the best rested people in this country doctor Carol ash.
She's director of sleep medicine at meridian health.
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-- dreamed up by Ben Franklin and enacted by congress as were saying as an effort to save energy and the fact is it really doesn't have that impact.
Into the better for second Tucker you're changing the clocks are going to be waking up in dark as -- to turn the lights on earlier in the morning.
And for most of us that change our scheduled just that hour is really enough to pose significant health risk.
So we all cut its try to take naps occasionally and you get.
Midafternoon you start to feel little groggy richer at the office Asad and a great place -- take a nap unless you have one puts -- here on the set forth.
-- should you be taking naps every day.
Well that's a good thing that the problem with Knapp says it suggests that you're not keeping a regular schedule and the same amount and that's of first thing you have to recognize its sleep is important anyone keep a regular schedule.
But in terms of catching up after daylight saving you say today everybody listening should be taking a twenty to forty minute nap -- -- that's exactly right Alison I -- what we should have done was.
Few nights prior adjust our sleep by fifteen minutes tonight because you want to do -- slow transition.
But is done it's too late now so yes to -- -- forty minute nap is a great.
Measure to try and offset that sleep loss -- we dim the lights in here because that's another -- -- tips from -- absolutely wanna keep it nice income for the -- set the mood.
So dark night light in the morning could that help set the internal clock.
And that's a really big I think a lot of people rely on chemicals.
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Now for some people as a transient.
Benefit you can use sleeping pills for three to four nights wonder really limited though if you stick to the right -- it will really work and it unfortunately we have a 24 hour day seven -- weeks society.
And it's hard for us to stick to these habits.
And seventy million Americans to sleep disorders -- exercise and read you -- -- make you tired well new research Allison the National Sleep Foundation sleep in America poll showed that actually exercises great leaving any time of the day even before you go to sleep at night.
And that is contradicting.
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