Lack of sleep may adversely affect numerous hormones in your body, which in turn may lead to more storage of fat than burning of fat.
These 7 hormones become imbalanced with lack of sleep. Imbalanced hormones can lead to fat gain, obesity and numerous diseases.
Leptin – Regulates metabolism.
Ghrelin – Tells your brain to eat now.
Adiponectin – Regulates several metabolic processes including fat breakdown.
Insulin –High levels cause the storage of fat rather than burning of fat.
Glucagon – This hormone releases fat from your fat cells to burn for energy.
Cortisol – When elevated, stores fat and breaks down muscle.
Growth hormone – Produced while you deep sleep.
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