Recently we had several days in a row filled with cranky patients. You may know the types—the ones you just can't seem to please or the ones that the lab is restarting their lenses for the third time or the frame arrived in the wrong color or size.
Our director exclaimed, "It must be the Full Moon." I've heard this common phrase many times over the years and never paid much attention to it being a fact-based person.
Only a little on line research reveals many studies done by organizations like National Geographic, Farmers Almanac, Berkeley Wellness and numerous other organizations using sample sizes of hundreds of people and patient records only to come up with no statistically significant science based correlation between human behavior and the full moon.