4 Horrible Ways Sleep Deprivation Causes Weight Gain

… and the secret to preventing it,


Sleepbo’s Top 5 Weighted Blankets to get you started on your Fat Loss Journey.

You’ve tried everything to lose weight.

The agonizing hunger pangs & cravings, the injuries acquired from hours of grueling exercise, the money spent on supplements & fitness memberships – YOU’RE TIRED of it all.

And you’re sick of being overweight.

You’ve given up.

1. Sleep Deprivation Causes Uncontrollable Food Cravings.

When you’re sleep deprived, your hunger hormones are out-of-whack & forcing you to eat.

Unfortunately, willpower doesn’t prevent you from binge eating. Due to your sleep deprived biochemistry, you’re dysfunctionally programmed to “EAT, EAT, EAT.”

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And the final kick in the teeth. A brain scan will show that when sleep deprived, the part of the brain responsible for rational decision making is impaired, while the parts of the brain that drive impulsive responses (giving in to cravings) are amplified.

So, when sleep deprived, we are biochemically, helplessly condemned to OVEREATING.

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2. Sleep Deprivation Sabotages Exercise Progress

Why is the Earth infested with sedentary, overweight people? It’s because everybody is too exhausted (& addicted to comfort food) to exercise.

Does this sound like you?

And even more alarming is that our gyms are filled with chronic exercisers who are still overweight because they are sleep deprived (exercise recovery happens during sleep!).

SLEEP unlocks the benefits of diet & exercise. Without SLEEP, all your efforts are in vain.

A Weighted Blanket is the first step to successful Weight Loss. Why? Because it promotes Sleep!

3. Sleep Deprivation Cripples Metabolism

Scientists discovered that in a sleep deprived body, cells are unable to process sugar from  your meals properly. Thus the body becomes STUCK in FAT STORING MODE.

You’ve heard of the extreme version of this condition – Type 2 Diabetes.

As this progresses, it becomes disastrous to every aspect of your health. Every murderous disease (Cancer, Heart disease, Alzheimer’s, etc.) can be traced back to chronic high blood sugar.

Fat & Sick – thanks to being Sleep Deprived.


Mankind has traded their valuable, nourishing sleep for a stress-filled, life-draining existence.


It’s no wonder you are constantly reaching for junk food & junk beverages (alcohol included) to soothe negative emotions.

So you are steadily gaining weight because you have allowed yourself to become chronically exhausted, thus emotionally volatile, resulting in a chronic addiction to comfort food.

Sleep is the backbone of your Weight Loss journey


“The first step is very easy, but crucial.”

Your Sleep Journey is essential for your Ability to Lose Weight & regain your health. Rearranging your life to accommodate better Sleep is very challenging.  You must treat this with a sense of urgency.  Here’s what you need to do:

1. Sleep with a Weighted Blanket.


because your health & happiness is at stake. This is a no-brainer (you’d be foolish not to get one) because:
* Immediate Benefits – you’ll sleep better the first night
* Sleep isn’t the only benefit – You’ll experience instant relaxation even while sitting on the couch or at your desk. This is invaluable for stress/anxiety management (WHICH ALSO improves sleep!)
* Extremely Affordable – pennies per sleep over the lifetime of the blanket. The benefits will pay for the blanket thousands of times over. Plus the best brands have money-back guarantee if you aren’t happy with your purchase

Immediate Benefits that cover all aspects of health. That's why a Weighted Blanket is so crucial.

2. Eliminate sleep barriers.

Remove alcohol and screens (phone/tablet/TV). These disrupt the sleep cycle and all the complex biological processes that occur during sleep.

3. Optimize Sleep Environment

* Sleep in Cold Temperature (15-19 Celsius)

* Use blackout curtains & Soundproof your room.

* Invest in top quality mattresses/pillows

4. Develop a Sleep Routine

* Sleep for a minimum of 7-8 hours per night

* Have a consistent Sleep-Time & Wake-Time

* Use calming rituals daily like deep breathing or meditation.

Your Weighted Blanket – the Most Important First Step You’ll Ever Take

How could sleeping with a Weighted Blanket improve sleep & encourage emotional healing to help manage weight?

A weighted blanket is extremely Calming & Soothing  and that’s where the magic happens.

It comes down to the science of Deep Pressure Touch, where gentle pressure is applied to the body in order to increase feel-good chemicals in our body. A study found that deep pressure touch helped college students with anxiety reach a higher degree of subjective relaxation and suggested this method might be beneficial for calming autistic children.

Many people have claimed it’s helped them break the insomnia cycle. After a few nights of using a weighted blanket, many state that the Deep Pressure Touch gave them a comforting feeling and it gave them something else to focus on rather than their racing thoughts. For most, the benefits have been life-changing.

For those looking to lose weight, a weighted blanket is a “Must Have”. Why wouldn’t you invest in something so crucial for all aspects of your health? You have nothing to lose (but weight!). If you don’t like it, return it, or even give it away as a gift. There is no shortage of people who are in love with their weighted blankets.

Top 5 Weighted Blankets to Initiate Your Fat Loss Journey

Kudd.ly Blanket £49 (SleepBo’s  #1 Choice!)

We can’t get enough of this blanket!

With it’s lush and velvety touch, Kuddly’s weighted blanket is made to form to your body, providing the perfect cuddle on the couch and in bed. Filled with BPA-FREE, tiny, round glass beads, Kuddly is designed for comfort, relaxation, and sleeping. Plus, it’s machine washable and comes in two amazing colours—a soft grey and luscious blue. 

One Kuddler said this about their blanket: “Absolutely thrilled with this blanket. My daughter loves it.  She falls asleep with it almost instantly. Would recommend it to anyone. Thank you for creating such a perfect and affordable product.”

   Related: “My Kuddly Weighted Blanket Experience”


Using its deep touch technology that calms the nervous system, the Koala blanket helps stabilize your stress levels, increases your relaxation and improves your sleep. Made from bamboo and cotton, the Koala blanket is eco-friendly, durable, and competitively priced. With its two sided cover, you can use the silk eco bamboo side on those warmer nights, or the ultra-soft minky side on cooler days.

One customer stated: “…I’ve been using my blanket for nearly a week now and it has totally transformed my sleep. For months now, I have had great difficulty sleeping, a new and unusual experience for me. I have tried natural and medical remedies to no avail. But now, I am sleeping so much better…”

YnM Weighted Blanket £89

The YNM is our third choice for its moisture-wicking management and bamboo viscose properties, providing all year round comfort. Plus, there are two extra layers of durable and breathable fabrics ensuring there a nore leaks of beads, or breaks in the blanket. It also allows you to pick the weight you want and comes in a variety of colours. That said, it’s on the pricier side.

One happy customer said: “I suffered from insomnia for most of my life and it has affected work, not being able to get up in the morning, every morning, and now always having a horrible day is completely fixed. I am off to sleep within minutes of getting into bed with this blanket. It is very heavy to hold and rather cumbersome to put on my bed, but stays in place once on. Would highly recommend purchasing!”

ZZZNEST Weighted Blanket £89

ZZZNEST uses 7 layers of fabric and small diamond tight stitching to prevent movement of the beads in the blanket allowing for the most comfortable and sound sleep. Targeting disorders like RLS and anxiety, ZZZNEST promotes calmness and restfulness allowing you to sleep so much more soundly. Its beautiful grey colour is bound to compliment any room. 

A customer states that: “Fantastic product .. Comfortable and soft feel .. Weighted but not heavy… Almost feels like you’re being held and gives a sense of comfort to anxiety sufferers like myself. It helps relax the body, I would recommend this to anybody, Fast efficient delivery… Thank you very much !!!”

Bedsure Weighted Blanket £89

This 6.8kg weighted blanket triggers hormones that calm and soother you to help you achieve a deeper sleep. Its unique seven-layer process ensures maximum softness without feeling the filling on the inside. Bedsure is composed of breathable fabric and filled with comfortable glass beads. This weighted blanket will surely help you sleep better and feel so much calmer. 

A Happy Customer Says: “This blanket is brilliant! At first use, it is very heavy and trying to lift it up with your leg whilst in bed is very hard work if you are the kind that likes to ‘stick a leg out’ but after a few days, you get used to the weight. I will say, I sleep much sounder since I purchased this and getting to sleep no longer takes hours just minutes. If you have sleeping problems then this is marvellous!”