quasi random (kaolinfire) wrote,
quasi random
kaolinfire

Crap -- I really _do_ need more sleep!?

Lack of sleep may lead to obesity!? =/

Other research, published by Taheri in 2004, found that adults sleeping only five hours had almost 15 percent higher levels of ghrelin -- a hormone released by the stomach to signal hunger -- than those managing eight hours.

The same group of short sleepers also had more than 15 percent less Leptin, a hormone produced by fat tissue when energy levels are low.
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