The Sleep-Weight Connection


The sleep-weight connection

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Observational studies also suggest a link between sleep restriction and obesity. Other studies have found similar patterns in children and adolescents. One explanation might be that sleep duration affects hormones regulating hunger — ghrelin and leptin.

THE SLEEP-WEIGHT CONNECTION There’s a growing body of evidence that ties short sleep duration (getting less than 7–8 hours of shut-eye) with higher BMI’s in both adults and children. In 2015, researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar presented evidence that cutting sleep by as little as 30 minutes per day can lead to weight gain. The researchers. Here’s the science behind the sleep-weight connection. Sleep can help us towards our weight loss goals According to a study published in the International Journal of Obesity, people who sleep between six and eight hours a night have a better chance of achieving their weight loss goals than those who slept less or more than this.

1. Patel is the director of the Center for Sleep and Cardiovascular Outcomes Research at the University of Pittsburgh. And women who slept no more than 5 hours a night were 28 percent more likely to gain at least 30 pounds over those 16 years than women who slept 7 hours a night. Women who slept 6 hours were 12 percent more likely to gain that much.

If you’ve been gaining weight and not getting enough sleep lately, some new research suggests the problems are very likely connected. A study published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition reported that people who didn’t get enough sleep consumed an extra 385 calories the following day. The Sleep-Weight Connection: It Goes Beyond Hormones In addition to hormones, your brain has some other interesting behaviors when you are sleep deprived. First, your frontal lobe is less active. This is the center of impulse control and behavior modification.

The sleep-weight connection is real. Sleep plays a critical role in your weight-loss and wellness journey—but many people don’t get the zzz’s they need. We’ll help you better understand how your shut-eye affects your food choices, mindset, and more—and give you the tools you need to overcome your personal sleep roadblocks. NEW!After the 5 days, the sleep restricted subjects gained about 2 pounds while the control group, which was allowed to sleep for up to 10 hours a night, gained virtually no weight.

And it wasn’t because they ate more than the control group at breakfast or lunch. They ate more only at night, when the control group was asleep. Research suggests there’s a link between too much sleep and weight gain. As with too little sleep, there is a greater risk of obesity among. A second study found that sleeping too little prompts people to eat bigger portions of all foods, increasing weight gain.

And in a review of 18 studies, researchers found that a lack of sleep led.

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These dual tracks toward good sleep are rarely recognized by the average person.

“Dreamland: Adventures in the Strange Science of Sleep” by David K. Randall
from Dreamland: Adventures in the Strange Science of Sleep
by David K. Randall
W. W. Norton, 2012

The two sleep categories are: deep, quiet sleep; and REM (which you’ve probably heard of – no, not the band).

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The role of sleep in emotional brain processing’, Psychological Bulletin, 2009, vol. 135, no.

“Teen Brain” by David Gillespie
from Teen Brain
by David Gillespie
Pan Macmillan Australia, 2019

• Cerebral blood flow: NREM sleep is associated with significant reductions in blood flow and metabolism, while total blood flow and metabolism in REM sleep is comparable to wakefulness (Madsen et al., 1991b).

“Sleep Disorders and Sleep Deprivation: An Unmet Public Health Problem” by Institute of Medicine, Board on Health Sciences Policy, Committee on Sleep Medicine and Research, Bruce M. Altevogt, Harvey R. Colten
from Sleep Disorders and Sleep Deprivation: An Unmet Public Health Problem
by Institute of Medicine, Board on Health Sciences Policy, et. al.
National Academies Press, 2006

I would compare it to a higher state of wakefulness rather than to the sleep usually associated with trance — but a different kind of wakefulness, in which the usual world seems to be the one that is sleeping.

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by Jane Roberts, Robert F. Butts
Amber-Allen Publishing, Incorporated, 2012

Sleep is heavy or stupefying when this quality isn’t modified by either of the two other qualities or tendencies.

“Waking, Dreaming, Being: Self and Consciousness in Neuroscience, Meditation, and Philosophy” by Evan Thompson, Stephen Batchelor
from Waking, Dreaming, Being: Self and Consciousness in Neuroscience, Meditation, and Philosophy
by Evan Thompson, Stephen Batchelor
Columbia University Press, 2014

It’s interesting to note the preponderance of songs in the indie-Rock canon that expressed themes of sleep, which is the ultimate hack-to-the-cradle cop-out.

“Sonic Cool: The Life & Death of Rock 'n' Roll” by Joe S. Harrington
from Sonic Cool: The Life & Death of Rock ‘n’ Roll
by Joe S. Harrington
Hal Leonard Corporation, 2002

The album consists of six tracks, each around 37 minutes long, and is designed specifically to help you get a perfect night’s sleep.

“The Book of the Year 2019” by No Such Thing As A Fish
from The Book of the Year 2019
by No Such Thing As A Fish
Random House, 2019

Awakening from deep NREM sleep is fraught with difficulty because of sleep inertia – a process identified by David Dinges as related to a persistent NREMsleep drive that counteracts the effort to wake up from deep sleep.

“Encyclopedia of Behavioral Neuroscience” by Elsevier Science
from Encyclopedia of Behavioral Neuroscience
by Elsevier Science
Elsevier Science, 2010

They used PSQI and the Visual Analog Scale (VAS)-10 of sleep quality as tools.

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from Neuropathology of Drug Addictions and Substance Misuse Volume 3: General Processes and Mechanisms, Prescription Medications, Caffeine and Areca, Polydrug Misuse, Emerging Addictions and Non-Drug Addictions
by Victor R. Preedy
Elsevier Science, 2016

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  • This is great and should be talked about a lot more.
    I had never realized how much my sleeping quality affected my weight until I got stuck at home because of quarantine. I eat healthy and workout consistently. I’m weighing myself daily, even if some people are against that, and i have noticed that when I sleep less my weight goes up, but when I make the effort to go to bed a few hours earlier, the next day I can easily drop about half a kg and be a little closer to my goal.

  • I love the science part of this it helps me understand and take sleep seriously. I’ve been struggling with losing weight and it seems like I just can’t lose! Typically I get 4-5 hours of sleep during the week and sleep hard on the weekends lol. In the past when I try to get at least 7-8 hours of sleep during the week… I find that I’m waaaaay more sleepy during the day. Why is this? That’s why I’ve told myself I feel better during the day if I sleep 4-5 hours that’s all I need.

  • I stayed up for two days to pass my microbio final on friday, than today was my first day in A&P and i was so nervous and anxious. Guess which region? The hypochondia!

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  • Ah, this video explains well why when I sleep at 5 am I need to chrunch on two packs of instant noodle, which is also the reason why I’m short on money recently. Maybe it’s time to go to bed a lot earlier.

  • I can never sleep well. I have a FitBit that gives me awake and restless hours during my sleep and it is almost always over the norm. I get hot and take covers off. I get cold and put covers on. I have to have my TV on to be able to fall asleep but it’s on a 30 minute timer to shut off. I am always asleep by the time it shuts off. I don’t dream every night but sometimes I do at least I remember that I do when it does happen. And I usually don’t get more that 7 hours. When I do it is rare. Its like my body has its own clock and won’t allow me to sleep as long as I would like. I got a new mattress to see if this would help didn’t seem to. Not sure what else I can do short of taking some type of medication to keep me asleep for an appropriate time frame.

  • but but, you didn’t quantify at all… how do i know i’m at my maximum? sure there must be a max, i mean you shouldn’t sleep 12 hours a day that’s ridiculous…

  • I have sleep issues and have been [noticing I appear to be] losing muscle mass, your tip legit makes me able to improve my health, thank you

  • wow, that’s a great video! I’m writing a paper about sleep for my A-levels and I’ll definitely include some facts from here, thank you for stating the sources as well.

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    I’m curious if the studies (particularly the meta study) looked at whether individuals who slept less consumed more due to simply being awake for a greater portion of the day.

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