3 Ways to Ditch Your Alarm Clock

The morning jolt you get when your alarm clock blares into life has been shown to cause high blood pressure and increased heart rate. The sudden noise triggers your “fight or flight” response and your adrenaline surges. It also disrupts your sleep cycles, which can cause problems with your short term memory and cognitive abilities. […]

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