Can Sleep Deprivation Result In Weight Gain?

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Hi, I'm Doctor Michael Breus, the sleep doctor. As a matter of fact, sleep deprivation can result in weight gain and there's several reasons why. Number one, your appetite increases with sleep deprivation, number two, your metabolism has a tendency to slow with sleep deprivation, and number three, your food choice changes with sleep deprivation.

As a matter of fact people have a tendency to eat high fat high carbohydrate foods in order to gain energy during the day and that adds calories for your waistline. So sleep deprivation has a dramatic effect on your ability to gain and lose weight..