Daylight Saving is Bad for Your Health

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According to the Sleep Research Society, scientific evidence strongly suggests daylight savings cause circadian misalignment and result in dysregulation of melatonin and cortisol. Disruption of these hormones contributes to stress, altered metabolism and inflammation. See it here:


Stroke rate and heart attack rates increase the week after daylight saving time change, according to a Scientific American article. Governments worldwide are considering ditching daylight savings and opting for a permanent single time. (Read it here:


Just recently, Mexico abolished daylight savings. (as reported by The Guardian


Maybe it's time to abolish this dated practice and opt for a single standard time for the sake of our health?