Alaska Sleep Education Center

The Military’s App to Improve Sleep

Posted by Rich Crane on Aug 11, 2016 11:06:49 PM

Active duty military personnel lead stressful lives.  Whether deployed abroad or serving stateside, demands on their time, bodies, and families can prove difficult to manage.  Studies have shown that this stress can negatively affect the sleeping habits of active duty military personnel.  According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, a recent study revealed that over 85% of active duty military suffer from some type of sleep disorder. 

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Topics: Sleep, sleep disorders, sleep study, sleep specialist, Family, application, Military, game

What to Look for In a Pediatric Sleep Center

Posted by Jennifer Christensen on Oct 9, 2013 1:26:00 PM

Children require special attention when undergoing sleep studies so be sure to choose a sleep center with specific pediatric expertise in childhood and adolescent sleep disorders.

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Topics: alaska sleep clinic, insomnia, obstructive sleep apnea, sleep disorders, sleep study, apnea, children, Snoring, sleep specialist, bedwetting

Six Periodic Limb Movement Disorder (PLMD) Treatment Options

Posted by Jack Johnson on Jun 20, 2013 11:04:00 AM

Approximately 4 percent of American adults suffer from periodic limb movement disorder (PLMD). The sleep disorder is characterized by the patient’s limbs (usually, one or both legs) involuntarily and rhythmically moving several times during the night. These movements differ from the normal spasms people experience as they begin to fall asleep. Side effects of PLMD include fatigue and excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS), as well as the interrupted slumber of the sleep partner who becomes an unintentional target of “kicky” legs, so treating this sleep disorder can improve one’s quality of life and relationship harmony.
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Topics: sleep disorders, sleep study, plmd, sleep specialist

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