750: Lack of Sleep is Making You Larger and Unhealthier, Let's fix that.
I went to the doctor for my annual checkup and he said everything was absolutely perfect except for my fasting blood sugar. He said it was a little high but it would go back to the range it needed to be if I lost roughly ten pounds. I was thinking I wanted to do the same thing, get leaner. So I have been eating like a champ and have already lost 2 pounds. The biggest reason I have been able to determine is sleeping at least 7 hours a night. Today I am going to talk about exactly why that is and how to make sure you are getting what you need as well.
Things you will learn in this episode:
- The role Cortisol plays in weight gain and sleep deprivation
- Which part of the brain is negatively impacted when you don't get enough sleep and how that makes you larger
- 3 Ways to fix your sleep deprivation
- How the hormones Leptin and Gherkin are impacted with lack of sleep.
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