Why should daylight savings be eliminated?
Studies link the lack of sleep at the start of DST to car accidents, workplace injuries, suicide, and miscarriages. … The risk of suffering a heart attack is also increased when DST begins. However, the extra hour of sleep we get at the end of DST has, in turn, been linked to fewer heart attacks.
What are the negative effects of Daylight Savings time?
According to a 2020 study by the National Institutes of Health, daylight saving time changes can also have more serious effects on overall health, including increased risk of cerebrovascular and cardiovascular problems such as heart attacks and immune-related diseases.
Is there any benefit to Daylight Savings Time?
The Department of Transportation says daylight savings time conserves energy, prevents traffic accidents and reduces crime.
Should we end daylight savings time?
There’s no good biological reason to change the time twice a year, but most health experts support ending daylight saving time, not making it permanent. Studies show that people get better sleep during standard time, because the bright morning light and the reduced evening light make falling asleep easier.