Less Sleep, More Fat

Published: January 15, 2013

A new study in the Annals of Internal Medicine showed that sleep deprivation cuts the ability of cells to respond to insulin — a metabolic problem that is the first step on the road to obesity and type 2 diabetes. The study may help explain why people with CFS gain weight.

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Jacob Teitelbaum, MD

is one of the world's leading integrative medical authorities on fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue. He is the lead author of eight research studies on their effective treatments, and has published numerous health & wellness books, including the bestseller on fibromyalgia From Fatigued to Fantastic! and The Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Solution. His newest book (June 10, 2024) is You Can Heal From Long COVID. Dr. Teitelbaum is one of the most frequently quoted fibromyalgia experts in the world and appears often as a guest on news and talk shows nationwide including Good Morning America, The Dr. Oz Show, Oprah & Friends, CNN, and Fox News Health.

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