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How does sleep deprivation affect your body weight over time?

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Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine

In brief: Weight gain

Sleep deprivation, due to hormonal changes and Insulin secretion, leads to weight gain over time.
Often people will say that it is "weight gain out of proportion" to diet and energy expenditure.

In brief: Weight gain

Sleep deprivation, due to hormonal changes and Insulin secretion, leads to weight gain over time.
Often people will say that it is "weight gain out of proportion" to diet and energy expenditure.
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