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can insomnia cause weight gain/loss?

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Dr. Barbara Lavi
Clinical Psychology 35 years experience
Having good sleep: Appears to be connected to better health in general, so insomnia may impact on weight gain or loss. If you are not sleeping well, consider working with a therapist. In addition to some relaxation techniques and simple behavioral changes, hypnosis can be effective.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
If you have problems like sleep apnea it can contribute to weight gain.
Aug 7, 2013
Dr. Barbara Lavi
Clinical Psychology 35 years experience
Provided original answer
Thanks Dr. Heidi A. Fowler that is something I did not think about.
Aug 7, 2013

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Last updated Aug 9, 2013

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