How does the lack of sleep contribute to weight gain?
Imbalance of hormones that regulate hunger
Consumption of food to reduce fatigue
More opportunities to eat
More sedentary lifestyle
Lower blood sugar levels
The case of sleep apnea
The transition to a healthy weight
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