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We'll get up an hour earlier. Change the time of tormented children and parents

"They're expecting us tired and cranky children who were on shift time they will get used to about fourteen days. Only after this time, we can say with a clear conscience that all children have adapted and have them change does not make trouble. "Says Marta Faltusová, kindergarten teacher Taušlova in Letohrad. He adds that especially the completely small children are generally considerably drowsy, tired, naughtier and also aggressive.

Not only with tired kids in children's groups are actively working harder because fewer are listening and are in no mood to join in the games prepared, but also parents and teachers notice that a week or two weeks after the time change increases the number of patients. According lidoveckého Senator Peter Šilar, who has long been campaigning for the abolition of alternating winter and summer time, as it may first of all the lack of sleep and its inferior quality, which, after each time change occurs.

The worst are the children who have to commute

Not all are so-called nurseries around the corner, especially in today's shortage of kindergartens. Commuting to distant facilities, together with a shift in time then such families not only complicate getting up early, but will also weaken the child's overall immunity.

"I saw it last year at my son,"
said mother five-Martinek, who last year immediately after the time shift sick. "Maybe it was a small just a coincidence," says Catherine Fukalová, "but I noticed that even my older son, while he went into the nursery, he was always at least one week after the spring time change sick. "he adds that the health of their offspring probably exacerbated by the fact that, with regard to their working hours, the two kids each time change wake up to the fifth place to sixth o'clock in the morning, as they were accustomed to over the winter. Otherwise they would not manage in time to get to kindergarten away more than half an hour away.

The problem affects up to a quarter of the population

"According to a 2007 study published in the journal Science Daily, not our circadian rhythms - in layman's terms biorhythms - able from one day to respond to the time change. In practice, this means that up to a quarter of the population is struggling with sleep disorders, deterioration of attention, malaise, headache, fatigue, and for some individuals it also reflected the deepening depression, which could result in suicide, "says Šilar to the negative impacts of regular scrolling time.
Another 2008 study then examined the impact of the time change on human health, and it turned out that the first three weeks after the change in winter and summer time increases the incidence of heart attacks by 6-10 percent. This study was then its time published in the journal The New England Journal of Medicine


Experts recommend changing time overcome through sport and sufficient movement. Small children should go these days for longer walks and nurseries they should be extended for an afternoon nap to the maximum, to the change of time trying to equalize. Both call and reduced quality of sleep at night. Nevertheless, we should generally save more and preventive supply plenty of vitamins in order to avoid as much as possible illnesses.

"For myself, I think that the best prevention is no time shifted." Adds Peter Šilar and invites all who time shift complicates a nuisance to join by signing the petition, which culminates 26. 3. 2016, ie day time changes from winter to summer. The petition, which is available on the website, aims to address the parliament and then through legislative action to translate this proposal to the competent authorities of the European Parliament.

Source: tz

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