A small study by researchers at the University of Chicago reports that sleep deprivation has a significant impact on the ability of the body’s fat cells to respond to insulin and, as a result, on the metabolism. The study followed seven young adults who slept either four-and-a-half hours or eight-and-a-half hours for four consecutive nights. After four more »
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Dr. Ritu Grewal of the Jefferson Sleep Disorders Center explains how a lack of sleep affects women differently than men and what you can do to get the rest you need to manage all the demands on your time.
The Jefferson Sleep Disorders Center is hosting a special event to help women understand how their sleeping conditions, metabolic health, age and overall wellness impacts their ability to get rest.