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Tips to improve sleep for weight loss in PCOS

Published on Mar 29, 2024 08:25 AM IST
  • From getting a daily dose of sunlight to having a healthy bedtime routine, here are a few tips to improve sleep for weight loss.
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Polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS, is a condition where the ovaries produce an abnormal amount of Androgen, leading to small cyst formations. Some of the symptoms of PCOS are menstrual irregularity, excess hair growth, acne and obesity. In PCOD, sleep quality and sleep cycle also get affected. "There’s no in-between with PCOS. Some days we have difficulty falling asleep, and other days we just can’t get out of bed," wrote Dietitian Tallene Hacatoryan. Here are a few tips to improve sleep.(Shutterstock) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Mar 29, 2024 08:25 AM IST

Polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS, is a condition where the ovaries produce an abnormal amount of Androgen, leading to small cyst formations. Some of the symptoms of PCOS are menstrual irregularity, excess hair growth, acne and obesity. In PCOD, sleep quality and sleep cycle also get affected. "There’s no in-between with PCOS. Some days we have difficulty falling asleep, and other days we just can’t get out of bed," wrote Dietitian Tallene Hacatoryan. Here are a few tips to improve sleep.(Shutterstock)

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We should turn off screens at night. The blue light from the screen disrupts the body's sleep-wake cycle and inhibits the production of Melatonin. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Mar 29, 2024 08:25 AM IST

We should turn off screens at night. The blue light from the screen disrupts the body's sleep-wake cycle and inhibits the production of Melatonin. (Unsplash)

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In order to heal the circadian rhythm of the body, we should expose the body to daily dose of morning sun. This helps in raising the cortisol levels in the body naturally. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Mar 29, 2024 08:25 AM IST

In order to heal the circadian rhythm of the body, we should expose the body to daily dose of morning sun. This helps in raising the cortisol levels in the body naturally. (Unsplash)

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Sunsets are a great view to behold. They also help the body to produce Melatonin and reduce Cortisol levels in the body. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Mar 29, 2024 08:25 AM IST

Sunsets are a great view to behold. They also help the body to produce Melatonin and reduce Cortisol levels in the body. (Unsplash)

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Having a bedtime routine is important. Putting on an eye mask and practicing deep bretahing helps the nervous system to relax. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Mar 29, 2024 08:25 AM IST

Having a bedtime routine is important. Putting on an eye mask and practicing deep bretahing helps the nervous system to relax. (Unsplash)

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Some PCOS-friendly lifestyle changes such as avoiding dairy and gluten and trying out slow workouts can help in fixing the sleep cycle. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Mar 29, 2024 08:25 AM IST

Some PCOS-friendly lifestyle changes such as avoiding dairy and gluten and trying out slow workouts can help in fixing the sleep cycle. (Unsplash)

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