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Sleep and Obesity

What Your Tongue Could Tell You About Your Sleeping Habits

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 03.09.2016 | Healthy Living

Your dentist might be able to tell if you're having trouble sleeping. Yes. A new study published in the Saudi Medical Journal found that the ...

6 Ways You Didn't Know Sleep Loss Hinders Your Health

Pete Bils, Sleep Geek Pete | Posted 01.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Pete Bils, Sleep Geek Pete

When we reevaluate our health and wellness, we usually focus on diet and exercise. When we try to accommodate our busy schedules and over connected li...

The Connection Between Sleep and Appetite

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Eating and sleeping are two of the most basic human functions, both essential to survival. They are also two biological processes that are deeply entwined, as science is increasingly discovering.

Lack Of Sleep Disrupts Our Genes

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 05.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Understanding more about how sleep affects genetic function holds great promise in illuminating these pathways and could open important new avenues for both treatment and prevention of illness and disease.

The Toll Long Hours And Little Sleep Takes On Your Waistline

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 12.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Overwork and little sleep can affect every aspect of our lives, from relationships, job performance and daily wellbeing to our fundamental health. A new study suggests that difficult and demanding work schedules also can contribute to obesity.

Is This The Key To Solving The Obesity Epidemic?

Stuart F. Quan, M.D. | Posted 07.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Stuart F. Quan, M.D.

The fight against obesity will be difficult to win unless all obstacles are addressed. A golden opportunity may be lost unless America recognizes that more sleep equals less weight.