Relationship between sleep stages and impaired growth hormone and prolactin secretion in human obesity

F. Caviezel, G. Cattaneo, M. Franceschi

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Abstract

A comparison was made of plasma GH and PRL rises related to sleep stages in obese subjects and in healthy controls. No GH peak was observed in obese, in spite of normal sleep architecture. The nocturnal PRL rise was significantly reduced in obese, and anticipated to the first nonREM/REM cycle.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)249-253
Number of pages5
JournalNeuroendocrinology Letters
Volume3
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1981

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Endocrinology
  • Neuroscience(all)

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