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As Daylight Saving Time comes to an end on November 5th, Dr. Rajkumar Dasgupta warns that the time change can have a significant impact on our health.

For some people, the time change can trigger cluster headaches, which can occur every day for six to eight weeks.

The portion of the brain that manages our circadian rhythms, which is also the generator for cluster headaches, is affected by the time change.

Additionally, the end of Daylight Saving Time can increase the risk of Seasonal Affective Disorder and exacerbate sleep disturbances in individuals with Alzheimer’s and dementia.

Dr. Dasgupta advises being aware of these potential health effects and taking steps to adjust to the time change.