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Lack of Sleep Contributes to Weight Gain

By Timothy L. Grant, M.D., F.A.A.S.M. Not sleeping enough affects your metabolism and contributes to weight gain. Research has shown that people who did not get enough sleep for five days consumed more carbohydrates and gained weight. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 2016 statistics, 93.3 million adults in the United…

Is Sleep The New Sex? No, It’s Much More Important!

Is Sleep The New Sex? No, It’s Much More Important! By Timothy L. Grant, M.D., F.A.A.S.M. Sleep. Some of us take it for granted, those who claim they fall asleep like a baby “as soon as their head hits the pillow”. I remember my grandfather informing the rest of the family of how he only…

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