Always Hungry For Sweet Dish? Your Poor Sleep Is Responsible

The best treatment for “sleep” is quite subjective, in that, it depends a lot on the gravity of the issue and other personal aspects like overall health, age, lifestyle, etc. Sleep can be an effect of excess weight, sinusitis, family history of sleep apnea, and some other factors. Sleeping also gives rise to bouts of snoring and snorting, which the affected person is rarely aware of. That’s we were talking about bad sleeping but.

According to a study, a good night’s sleep helps in reducing the desire for sweet and salty foods, intake of sugar and caloric content. That’s also a reason why sleeping disorder leads to obesity.
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Sleeping less than seven hours is associated with an increased cardio-metabolic risk – heart disease risk and metabolic disorders, but increasing the sleep duration can help reduce it, said lead author Rob Henst, Associate Professor at the University of Cape Town in South Africa.

In the study, published in the Journal of Sleep Research, researchers found that sleep extension was associated with improved measures of insulin sensitivity and reductions in overall appetite, desire for sweet and salty foods, intake of daily free sugar, and percentage of daily caloric intake from protein.
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“It is now apparent that poor sleep quality may be an equally important risk factor for cardio-metabolic diseases,” said Dale Rae from the varsity.

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The data collected from138 persons for the research who were either healthy, healthy short-sleeping, overweight short-sleeping, or pre- or hypertensive short-sleeping people.

Quick help: If you use caffeine in the evening you need to stop by 5 p.m. I know that seems early but that’s what generally any doctor suggested. Also, have a bedtime routine, take your shower, take any medications, don’t watch T.V. in your bedroom, whatever you need to do before bed, make it a pattern. Go to bed at the same time every night and after a while, you should notice a difference but if not and it continues to reoccur and is causing a problem contact your doctor.

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