Fall back! The effects of time change on health

Dr Roger Godbout

Dr Roger Godbout

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Dr. Godbout is specialized in preventing sleep loss.

On Sunday, November 1, Daylight Savings Time ends and we'll set our clocks back one hour. But what happens to our internal clocks? Are some people more sensitive to time changes? How does it affect the way we sleep?

Dr. Roger Godbout, a Montreal based CIHR-funded researcher who studies how sleep affects our functioning in daily life and specializes in preventative measures against sleep loss, is available to answer journalists' questions related to time change. To discover more on the subject and learn about Dr. Godbout's recommendations, visit CIHR's Health Research in Action feature on the subject.