Daylight saving yawns

(NBC News) A new survey from Accountemps shows nearly 75 percent of employees yawn their way through the day, often blaming big mistakes on sleep deprivation.

With daylight saving approaching this weekend, the loss of one hour of sleep could be detrimental. Not only will work performance suffer from sleepy mistakes, but health will also decline.

Sleep experts like Dr. Jasphal Singh of Carolinas Healthcare system in Charlotte, North Carolina say that when the body doesn’t get enough sleep, the immune system starts to suffer.

“Sleep deprivation, long term over the course of one’s life, can really affect their risk of heart disease, stroke risk, diabetes development” said Singh.

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