How Lack Of Sleep Can Make You Fat

Sleep Deprivation

Even a few nights of sleep deprivation, according to a new study, can make your fat cells behave like they're much older and less responsive to the hormone that controls metabolism.

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  • Lack of Deep Sleep: Evaluating Causes to Improve Sleep Quality
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    01/22/2021 - 1:25 pm | View Website
  • Sleep deprivation
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    01/22/2021 - 12:14 pm | View Website
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    01/22/2021 - 11:09 am | View Website
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    01/22/2021 - 8:10 am | View Website
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