"Mental health disturbances, hospital admissions, heart attacks; because of that misalignment in the circadian rhythm, and also because of that sleep loss, the transition to daylight saving time negatively affects everyone that undergoes it," said Dr. Goldstein.
Make sure the amount of time is right. "We see a good number of people, especially as they get older, that might not quite need as much sleep as they needed 30 years before, but they're still trying to stay in bed for nine hours," Dr. Ronald Chervin, the Division Chief of Sleep Disorders Centers at the University of Michigan explains.
“The ingenuity of people living with ALS always amazes me. Even in the face of this difficult illness, individuals with ALS redefine what it means to live and find quality in very personal ways," said Dr. Stephen Goutman.