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The impact of sleep on weight gain
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The impact of sleep on weight gain

    If you're having trouble losing weight, it may not be your kitchen you need to think about it might be your bedroom. We asked neurologist Sujay Kansagra, MD, to explain how sleep affects weight and what you can do under the covers to help shed pounds. According to Dr. Kansagra, Mattress Firm's sleep health expert, there are four connections between lack of sleep and weight gain. How Sleep Affects Food Intake Those that sleep less generally eat more, which is why lack of sleep can lead to weight gain. Dr. Kansagra said this may seem like common sense since the more time you spend awake, the more time you have to consume calories, but it's not just a matter of time. "Our brain chemistry changes with sleep deprivation. Studies have shown that sleep-deprived individua...