"Losing Weight for Better Sleep"

Weight loss associated with improved sleep and overall mood

(dailyRx News) Being overweight can have a wide range of effects on people’s overall health, both mental and physical. And numerous studies have shown that increased weight is associated with a decrease in sleep at night.

And now, new research suggests that slimming down can have a positive impact on not only sleep, but also overall mood.

The study found that people who lost 5 percent or more of body weight after a six month weight loss program felt better and slept longer than their counterparts who lost less than 5 percent of body weight.

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