Sleep Impact on Obesity

Dr. Manuel Torres, Family Medicine Physician at Baptist Health Primary Care, says sleep can affect how much hormones are secreted and made. “It’s very important that we understand that sleep, and particularly during what’s called Non REM sleep, really helps balance out the hormones,” he explains.

He points out sleeping is important, because if you are sleeping efficiently, the brain is appropriately receiving the signals.

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