Higher sympathetic nerve activity may speed up weight loss

12/5/2011 | HealthDay News

Data on 42 overweight or obese participants who underwent a 12-week weight-loss program showed those who lost weight had higher resting sympathetic nerve activity than those who had difficulty losing weight. The study in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism also found a significant increase in levels of nerve activity following a carbohydrate test meal among those who lost weight more easily.

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