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Why Lack Of Sleep Could Lead To Weight Gain? by Ng Peng Hock Patient Expert Posted Mon 03 Dec 2012 10:07pm Besides many causes that could make a person gains weight, lack of sleep is another one that could also cause people to put on weight in the long run.   In fact, earlier research done by researchers from the Department of Neuroscience at Uppsala University had reported on October 21, 2009 in ‘American Journal of Clinical Nutrition’ that th ... Read on »
Is Your Sleep, Or Lack Thereof, Causing You to Gain Weight? by Angie Schumacher Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 7:04am The October issue of The Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, found thatthose who suffer from sleep apnea consume a more unhealthy diet which can contribute to an even greater cardiovascular morbidity and mortality and this was most evident among women. MedPage TodayExecutive Editor Peggy Peck, had this to say about the sleep apnea studies: ... Read on »
Lose Sleep, Gain Weight: Another Piece of the Obesity Puzzle by Environmental Health Posted Thu 31 Dec 2009 9:00pm Lose Sleep, Gain Weight: Another Piece of the Obesity Puzzle Formal Correction: This article has been formally corrected to address the following errors. Jump to ... Read on »
Lose Sleep, Gain Weight by Gregory S. Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 03 Jul 2008 8:42am 1 Comment Have you ever wondered how your brain knows when you’re getting full? I mean, sure, you are eating and eventually your stomach fills up, but how does your body know when it’s reached that point? A hormone called leptin is responsible. Leptin comes from the Greek word “Leptos,” which means “thin.” The hormone is produced in the fat cells and se ... Read on »
Lose Sleep, Gain Weight by Gregory S. Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 03 Jul 2008 8:03am Have you ever wondered how your brain knows when you’re getting full? I mean, sure, you are eating and eventually your stomach fills up, but how does your body know when it’s reached that point? A hormone calledleptinis responsible. Leptin comes from the Greek word “Leptos,” which means “thin.” The hormone is produced in the fat cells and send ... Read on »
Sleep Enough To Prevent Weight Gain! by Ng Peng Hock Patient Expert Posted Fri 24 Feb 2012 10:12am People become overweight or obese because of many reasons. For instance, they might eat too much foods rich in saturated fats or they consume more calories than their bodies require. Most importantly, they do not have enough physical activities. Once a person becomes overweight or obese, he or she is at a higher risk of developing hypertensio ... Read on »
Weight Gain and Sleep Deprivation: Their Strong Connection by pehpot Posted Thu 10 Mar 2011 3:08am The number of obese children is fast growing and it is quite alarming in some ways. This is because children nowadays spend more time in front of the computer or television and lesser time doing outdoor activities such as playing sports and exercising. Since both parents are working, neither of them have free time to prepare home cooked heal ... Read on »
Not Enough Sleep Can Trigger Weight Gain by Connie Bennett Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 14 Oct 2010 7:38am Yet another study was released, which reveals that if you skip  on sleep, you may gain weight. This new research, which was discussed in the Annals of Internal Medicine , looked at two groups of people -- those with 5 1/2 hours of sleep and those with 8 hours of sleep. The researchers concluded that "The amount of h ... Read on »
Longer Sleep Duration Inhibits Genetic Factors Promoting Weight Gain by A4M Worldhealth.net Posted Sat 16 Jun 2012 10:09pm Posted on June 13, 2012, 6 a.m. in Behavior | Sleep | Weight and Obesity | A new study examining the relationship between sleep durati ... Read on »
How Is Insufficient Sleep Related To Weight Gain? by Ng Peng Hock Patient Expert Posted Sun 15 Sep 2013 10:15pm Obesity epidemic has been a hot issue for many industrial nations, and lately also for developing countries. World Health Organization (WHO) indicated that more than 1.4 billion adults aged 20 and older were overweight in 2008. The figure had nearly doubled since 1980. Overweight or obesity can lead to numerous chronic diseases including ... Read on »