Corpus ID: 13403312

Serum levels of leptin, zinc and tryptophan in obese subjects with sleep deficits.

  title={Serum levels of leptin, zinc and tryptophan in obese subjects with sleep deficits.},
  author={N. Samad and F. Yasmin and S. Naheed and A. Bari and M. Ayaz and A. Zaman and A. Akbar and Saima Saeed and Najeeb Ullah},
  journal={Pakistan journal of pharmaceutical sciences},
  volume={30 4(Suppl.)},
Obesity is an important risk factor for sleep disorders. This study aimed to evaluate the association of leptin, zinc and tryptophan (TRP) in obese subjects with sleep deficits [sleep apnea (SA), insomnia (IN)]. In this cross sectional case control, with the verbal and written consent 206, obese with sleep deficits and 30, non-obese/normal identified from various areas of Karachi, Pakistan. The socio-demographic data including; age, body mass index (BMI), education and residence, of… Expand
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