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Alaska Sleep Clinic's Pediatric Medical Director Harry Yuan, D.O., MPH, FCCP, FAASM

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4 Reasons College Students Should Improve Their Sleep Habits

Posted by Alaska Sleep Clinic's Pediatric Medical Director Harry Yuan, D.O., MPH, FCCP, FAASM on Jan 4, 2021 7:20:52 AM

The college experience differs significantly when compared to high school life. One of the most significant differences between college and high school life is the amount of free time a student has and the structure of their schedules.  

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Topics: sleep habits, college, students

Melatonin and Your Child's Sleep

Posted by Alaska Sleep Clinic's Pediatric Medical Director Harry Yuan, D.O., MPH, FCCP, FAASM on Jul 10, 2020 9:13:00 AM

Trouble falling and staying asleep affects 15% to 25% of children and adolescents. Not getting enough sleep often leads to some pretty difficult behaviors and health problems—crankiness, trouble paying attention, high blood pressure, weight problems and obesity, headaches, and depression. It's no wonder why many parents are searching for a solution. 

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Topics: alaska sleep clinic, insomnia, Pediatrics, melatonin

Creating a Sleep-Healthy Family

Posted by Alaska Sleep Clinic's Pediatric Medical Director Harry Yuan, D.O., MPH, FCCP, FAASM on Jul 8, 2020 6:25:00 AM

Helping kids get enough sleep involves creating soothing and consistent bedtime routines.

Below are some tips that can help your child (and you) ease into a good night's rest and solve any sleep problems your child might be experiencing.

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Topics: Sleep Tips, Family, sleep health

Healthy Sleep in Children

Posted by Alaska Sleep Clinic's Pediatric Medical Director Harry Yuan, D.O., MPH, FCCP, FAASM on Mar 19, 2019 9:00:00 AM

It is common knowledge that adequate, good-quality sleep is important in the development of children and translates to better quality of life for children of all ages. Yet, childhood insomnia is the most common sleep complaint from parents.

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Topics: Pediatrics

How to Tell if Your Child's Snoring is Normal or a Sleep Disorder

Posted by Alaska Sleep Clinic's Pediatric Medical Director Harry Yuan, D.O., MPH, FCCP, FAASM on Jan 17, 2019 6:00:00 AM


Children are our most precious resources, and their health and comfort are a top priority for any parent. It comes as no surprise that you may have questions about your child's snoring and sleep habits. Is their snoring normal? Is it harmful? At what point does it become a cause for concern? At The Alaska Sleep Clinic we get asked these kinds of questions all the time, so we compiled a list of the most common causes of snoring, symptoms of potential sleep disorders, and treatment options for your children.
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Topics: children, Snoring, OSA in children

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