Why Daylight Saving Time Could Increase Your Heart Attack Risk

March 8, 2017


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<5 mins
Presented by Michigan Medicine

Did you know that heart attacks occur most often on Mondays, and the risk may be further elevated the Monday after Daylight Saving Time? According to a 2014 study by the University of Michigan Frankel Cardiovascular Center, that lost hour of sleep may play a more significant, perhaps more dangerous, role in our body’s natural rhythm. Cardiologists from Michigan Medicine explore the tie between Daylight Saving Time and heart attacks and discuss other risk factors.

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