In another major revelation by researchers, it has bee find out the If inadequate sleep is linked to to mood disturbances and lower quality of life in extremely obese people.
According to G. Neil Thomas, lead supervisor, study methodology lead, and reader in epidemiology at the Department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of Birmingham in Britain, "There was a clear association between the sleep problems such as short sleep duration, and the psychological disorders, and with quality of life."
M. Safwan Badr, president of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine , saod, "This study emphasizes the need for physicians to conduct routine screenings for sleep problems among people with severe obesity."
He further said, "Improving sleep quality, and quantity will provide a physical, mental, and emotional boost for people, who are making the difficult lifestyle changes involved in managing obesity."
(With inputs form IANS)