Sleep restriction is associated with increased morning plasma leptin concentrations, especially in women.

@article{Simpson2010SleepRI,
  title={Sleep restriction is associated with increased morning plasma leptin concentrations, especially in women.},
  author={Norah S. Simpson and Siobhan Banks and David F. Dinges},
  journal={Biological research for nursing},
  year={2010},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={
          47-53
        }
}
STUDY OBJECTIVES We evaluated the effects of sleep restriction on leptin levels in a large, diverse sample of healthy participants, while allowing free access to food. METHODS Prospective experimental design. After 2 nights of baseline sleep, 136 participants (49% women, 56% African Americans) received 5 consecutive nights of 4 hours time in bed (TIB). Additionally, one subset of participants received 2 additional nights of either further sleep restriction (n = 27) or increased sleep… CONTINUE READING

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