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Feeling hungry more often? It may be lack of sleep

Sleep deprivation might make the body crave more calories and burn them off more slowly, eventually leading to weight gain, according to recent research from Germany.

A study of nine men showed that when the participants were deprived of sleep for 24 hours, they experienced a 22 percent increase in “the hunger hormone” ghrelin, compared with nights when the men slept normally, the researchers said.

Pass it on: Lacking sleep makes you hungrier and limits your body’s ability to burn calories, which may result in obesity and diabetes.


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Dr. Diana RoqueDr. Diana Roque has been practicing medicine in the Tampa Bay area for 15 years. During that time she developed an overwhelming interest in women’s health and preventative medicine. She saw patients struggle daily with preventable conditions like diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease. Dr. Roque decided it was time to make a difference in the lives of the women she treated and created Divine Weight Loss as a solution to the problem she witnessed on a daily basis.View all posts by Dr. Diana Roque