3 Ways Daylight Saving Time Messes With Your Health

Sovereign-Logo-Facebook1Have you finally gotten acclimated to the Spring time change? It’s definitely been tough waking up an hour earlier, and not just because you’re feel extra groggy.

Daylight saving time actually has real implications on our physical health.

According to a study published in the Journal of Applied Psychology, if you work in physically demanding jobs outside of an office, daylight savings time actually increases your chance of workplace injury and reduces motor functioning, thanks to lack of sleep.
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Nix These Bad Work Habits

Dunwoody GA Physical TherapistsDid you know that one of the biggest roadblocks to your overall health may be your job? It’s true! We spend about 1/3 of our waking life at work, and if you’re confined to a cubicle at a stressful job each day, your physical and mental well-being can take a beating.

Luckily, all you need to do is make a few simple tweaks to fend off stress, pain, inflammation and other work health woes.

For starters,

Try to keep stress levels low.
This one can be tricky, especially if your work in a pressure-cooker environment, but it’s definitely worth a try. Elevated stress levels have been linked to increased pain and inflammation, and serious health conditions such as obesity, high blood pressure, and headaches. It can also seriously impact the quality of your sleep.
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Phantom Limb Pain

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Physical Therapists in Atlanta GASovereign Rehabilitation is a comprehensive physical therapy and complete wellness partner in and around Atlanta, Georgia. Our premier therapists offer complete and exceptional care to our patients who are recovering from injury, surgery, a debilitating condition, or other conditions that require therapy for full recovery. Phantom limb pain is a condition in which a person who has had a limb amputated still feels pain at the sight of amputation. This condition ranges from mild to debilitating, and it requires the proper treatment for full recovery. At Sovereign Rehabilitation our team of therapists specializes in specific cases such as phantom limb pain, and we are committed to making our patients’ lives feel better.
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Parkinson’s Disease

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Parkinson's Disease Treatment in AtlantaParkinson’s Disease is a disorder of the nervous system that progressively gets worse over time. While the most common and well-known sign of Parkinson’s disease is a hand tremor, the disorder also commonly causes stiffness and slowing of movement. Parkinson’s disease symptoms worsen over time as the disorder progresses, and often times those with this disease need professional care. At Sovereign Rehabilitation, we help those who suffer from Parkinson’s disease manage their symptoms and achieve greater functionality to improve their quality of life.
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