They did a story on "60 Minutes" this past Sunday. Lack of enough sleep is linked to many things, not least, diabetes. The interesting part was that for a test subject (healthy young male) after only 6 days of interrupted deep sleep (he slept, but not well) he was showing signs of being pre-diabetic. That was only one of the reported effects.
It would make sense. Some people have sleep apnea without being obese, but I suspect that's not as common as those who have obesity issues.<br><br>
Also, lack of sleep makes one hungrier, so all these things probably pile on and make it so much worse...<br><br>
I wonder if you get quality sleep with Ambien, Unisom or the like, and if that will become the next new thing that "saves" people. Getting enough sleep, and products that will help you get enough sleep. If you don't have the right kind of sleep (deep sleep) the effects are the same, so I wonder if the sleeping aid products allow you to get deep sleep.