Episode 2OBESITY & SLEEP
Quality sleep can play an important role in weight management, in part because sleep deprivation can increase our brain’s cravings for glucose. On this episode, Dr. Pratibha Vemulapalli, who specializes in Bariatric surgery, discusses the vicious cycle of how poor sleep can trigger poor eating habits, and how prioritizing better sleep can help manage cravings and improve long-term health.
Dr. Pratibha Vemulapalli, MD
Pratibha Vemulapalli is an interested and mindful bariatric surgeon serving the community of Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Vemulapalli is a Chairman of the Department of Surgery at The Brooklyn Hospital. She is board certified by the American Board of Surgery. She is sensitive to the uniqueness of each patient's situation and adapts her treatment options appropriately to accommodate individual needs and concerns.
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Along with nutrition and exercise, quality sleep is one of the pillars of health. A good night’s rest not only ensures you feel refreshed in the morning but can also help solve or mitigate other health consequences. On our “&Sleep” series, we invite experts to explore how taking care of your sleep can help you achieve optimal health.
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