HEALTHY LIVING
08/18/2013 12:39 am ET Updated Aug 19, 2013

Why The Snooze Button Is The Worst Invention Ever (VIDEO)

Most of us are very familiar with that feeling of desperation when the alarm goes off in the morning. Our bodies seem to beg us for just a few more minutes, and so we press snooze -- a harmless act, right? Not so fast.

As it turns out, those extra minutes of sleep may not be helping us at all. Hitting snooze can disrupt our circadian rhythms, making it even more difficult for us to get up. Dr. Christopher Winter and Dr. Michael Breus explain why the snooze button is may make you even more cranky in the clip above.

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