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Connection between sleep and weight.

Saturday, July 21, 2012

"Research has already shown that people who sleep less than seven hours a night tend to have a higher body mass index (BMI) than people who get more sleep. The biological mechanisms linking sleep deprivation and weight gain are numerous."
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    Just discovered you today when i was reading a blog...glad to know you are on this journey and so far you and my daughter are the only people I know of that have read The World Without Us.
    2347 days ago
    I am living proof that this is true. I have had sleep apnea for many more years than I realized.

    Probably spent about 8 to 10 years undiagnosed. I was so tired I could barely put one foot in front of the other. No energy to do much besides eat. Would do better for awhile, then would backslide.

    Once I was diagnosed and treated I was able to begin to lose some weight.

    Now that my back is better as well as sleeping more, I am losing once again.

    Great point to make.
    2401 days ago
    Excellent article! emoticon
    2403 days ago
    Thanks. I guess that is partly why I cannot lose like I would like to... plus other factors.
    2405 days ago
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    Doom, doom, doom... emoticon emoticon
    2405 days ago
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    Yes, I have read the research, and it is very interesting. Thanks for sharing!
    2405 days ago
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