One night of missed sleep affects metabolism, study finds

05/15/2011 | Reuters

A study of 14 male university students found that the metabolisms of those who were deprived of sleep even for just one night slowed the following morning, resulting in a 5% to 20% reduction in energy expenditure for digestion, breathing and other tasks compared with those who had enough sleep. Researchers also found that the study participants' blood-sugar levels, appetite-regulating hormones and stress hormones increased after one night of no sleep.

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