ME lawmakers consider bills to end time change in our state

Daylight Saving Time starts Sunday. Dan Gleiter

And some research has even linked daylight saving time to certain heart problems, particularly for those who already are vulnerable.

In the Central time zone, in cities such as Chicago, Dallas and New Orleans, the difference is eight hours, instead of nine. Hawaii observes Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time (HST) all year. But many states would like to stay in Daylight Saving time year-round, which would require congressional approval.

One clear example of that is CT, where state Rep. Kurt Vail has carried a bill for years now urging that his state move permanently to Atlantic Standard Time year-round, but only if MA does.

It's always Daylight Saving Time. Daylight saving was repealed the following year.

"So far the results have been inconclusive but in the next few months we're going to have some sort of an answer". Here's what you need to know about Daylight Saving Time this year.

Your regular sleep pattern can be affected for five to seven days after changing the clock.

At 2 a.m. Sunday, clocks will move forward one hour. If not, it's time to make some adjustments before you spring forward into deeper sleep debt. It ends the first Sunday in November, when we "fall back". You see, we "lose" an hour of sleep by setting the clock ahead (bad).

What Is Daylight Saving Time?

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Daylight saving time was created during World War I to decrease energy used for lights and help conserve energy supplies to help the war effort.

Some states are trying do away with daylight saving time.

The new time differences will be in effect until November 3 when the USA will end observing DST. The practice is not popular, though, due to the implications it has on people's sleep. That hour of lost sleep might bring on headaches, especially for people who have frequent migraines. It'll go on through 2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 3.

Why Do We Have Daylight Saving Time?

. The U.S. followed suit during World Wars I and II. Health experts say there can also be some more serious consequences.

How Does Daylight Saving Work in Florida and Arizona? "Furthermore, It takes most people several nights to shift their circadian rhythms and get their sleep back on track".

A woman sets her clock.

A bill presented by Rep. George Rauscher would fix the seasonal confusion by putting Alaska permanently on Alaska Standard Time.

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