Like Marijuana, Sleep Deprivation Can Trigger The Munchies

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And you could wind up gaining way, study show like marijuana, sleep deprivation can trigger the munchies. According to this study, sleep deprivation works much in the same way. But a study published in eLife journal examined the neural pathways connected munchie symptoms and sleep deprivation. To begin the study, researchers asked 25 subjects to receive seven to nine hours of sleep each night for a week. Photo by Flickr user Jenn Durfey Sleep deprivation didn’t necessarily increase the amount of food participants ate, the study found.

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The munchies come in various forms as a study about sleep saw subjects craving fatty, high-calorie foods

Up to 75 million of adults in Canada and the US suffer sleep issues with almost 40% unexpectedly dozing off at some point during the day at least once a month. Sleep deficiency can disrupt our mental process making work, school, driving, and social functioning more challenging. And you could wind up gaining way, study show like marijuana, sleep deprivation can trigger the munchies.

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