By Scott Craven, Ashley May, and Doyle Rice
On Sunday, the vast majority of Americans will lose an hour of sleep as clocks are set ahead for daylight saving time… Gaining or losing an hour probably will affect sleep patterns, often for about five to seven days, said Timothy Morgenthaler, Mayo Clinic's co-director of the Center for Sleep Medicine. The most notable changes are in those who regularly do not get enough sleep. People who are sleep-deprived might struggle with memory, learning, social interactions and overall cognitive performance.
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Context: Dr. Timothy Morgenthaler is the co-director of the Center for Sleep Medicine. In addition to seeing patients in clinic, he studies complex sleep-disordered breathing, such as treatment-emergent central sleep apnea, central alveolar hypoventilation and various kinds of central sleep apnea. You can read more about Dr. Morganthaler’s research here.
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