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Re: The 8-Hour Sleep Myth

__/ [ Big Bill ] on Monday 29 May 2006 18:03 \__

> On Sat, 27 May 2006 23:01:05 +1000, Simon Templar <usenet@xxxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
>>Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>>>  From http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/healthnews.php?newsid=43973
>>>> Sleep More Important Than Diet For Weight Control
>>>> What constitutes a good night's sleep? For this study, the researchers
>>>> observed the effect sleeping five or fewer hours regularly has on a
>>>> woman's weight over the medium and long term. They compared them to
>>>> women who managed to regularly get 7 hours' sleep each night.
>>> That's quite surprising. I would have thought that, since sleep requires
>>> less energy (reduced heart pulse rate), this would actually have the
>>> adverse effect. According to this study, lack of sleep leads to weight
>>> gain...
>>> Best wishes,
>>> Roy
>>Not surprising to me at all, personal experience over the years has
>>proved to me sleep deprivation causes many health problems.
> What's Roy doing here? Is no group safe??:-))

Yes, it's safe. There is no newsgroup on the server which deals with the
subject of sleep (other than a plethora of sex-related ones), so
"sleep-disorder" was the best bet. *smile*

Best wishes,


Roy S. Schestowitz
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