posted by dropkick at 7:17 AM on January 13, 2007 The syndrome is connected with mood disorders, eating disorders and disrupted sleep patterns. They consume at least 25 percent of their daily calories after finishing dinner or awake and eat in the middle of the night at least three times a week.

I used to suffer from severe hunger pangs, and the worst triggers were apples, tomatoes and breakfast cereals (bran in particular). Some folks use it during the day, but we recommend its usage at night because that’s the longest you’ll go without eating. For most people, hunger and appetite peaks in the evening and is lowest throughout the night and first thing in the morning. I was eating these things because I thought they were good for me, but they ended up making me feeling terrible. Eat something and get back to bed. People affected by night eating syndrome, or NES, wake up with powerful hunger pangs. Hunger pangs, or hunger pains, are a natural reaction to an empty stomach. Feeling hungry at midnight or bedtime is a sign of low blood sugar levels; therefore it is important to eat something healthy so that fasting blood sugars don’t rise. One of the more popular ad potent appetite suppressants, this stimulant-free supplement is effective for keeping your hunger pangs at bay. Here are some tips to beat the night-time hunger pangs: Also Read - 8 natural remedies to prepone your periods 1. Remember that whenever you get late-night hunger pangs, check your blood sugar before you eat anything. The reasons why you might face hunger pangs at night are many, and you can address most of them with minor tweaks to your diet or eating times. I put on a bit of weight too, which was distressing. I wake up every single night around 2:30 am with the same hunger pangs and I eat - carbs, protein, fat, whatever. They cause a gnawing feeling or an empty sensation in the abdomen. If I ate an apple, I would be hungry for days and I would wake up through the night to eat. Breakfast and lunch should be filling.