Friday, 26 Mar, 2010 Health & Fitness
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Snorers Burn More Calories During Sleep

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Snorers may undermine their partner's health, but seem to have at least one benefit over sound sleepers.

The recent study at the University of California, San Francisco revealed that sleep-breathing disorders are associated with higher resting energy expenditure. This means that people with heavy snoring or sleep apnea are likely to burn more calories during sleep than those, who have light sleep problems.

Scientists say that further studies are needed to find how sleep breathing problems affect energy intake, which also plays an important role in weight loss.

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