If you've been hitting snooze or asking for just five more minutes of sleep, it’s likely because you need it. The latest data from the CDC shows almost 40% of New Yorkers are not getting enough sleep.

There are a lot of tips and tricks out there for getting a good night’s sleep, but researchers at Rensselaer

Polytechnic Institute say there are also some factors out of our control.

Spectrum News 1 reporter Melissa Steininger spoke with Associate Professor Jennifer Hurley to find out what's keeping us up.

Now if you are looking forward to regaining that extra hour of sleep during the fall change don't get your hopes up. Experts say early risers, and people who usually get less than eight hours of sleep a night, will likely struggle for about a week after we set the clocks back.