Sleep medicine is a medical specialty or subspecialty devoted to the diagnosis and therapy of sleep disturbances and disorders. There are several aspects of your health and wellbeing that can be affected by your sleep. This section of our blog covers topics issues relating to sleep.
Could a lack of sleep encourage weight gain? Or simply unhealthy eating? Scientific evidence suggests that it does. How does sleep affect weight? Sleep impacts endocrine (hormonal) regulation of our energy balance (energy intake versus energy expenditure). Many studies have now shown that an acute deprivation of sleep is associated with decreased leptin levels and […]