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Managing Insomnia During Cancer Treatment

Posted by Emma Williams on Oct 13, 2020 7:54:00 AM

Insomnia often begins as soon as a cancer diagnosis is received. The stress associated with the diagnosis, along with questions about the future, can lead to long, sleepless nights. Even when treatment is in progress – whether headway is being made or if it seems like there is little hope for a cure – insomnia plagues cancer patients and their family members alike. 

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Topics: insomnia, CPAP, treatment, cancer

Is There A Link Between Sleep and Stuttering?

Posted by Emma Williams on Jul 18, 2020 8:29:00 AM

When it comes to sleeping habits, there’s a great divide. Some people hit the pillow and, within minutes, they’re asleep. Others lie awake for hours trying to find ways to switch off, though fewer people probably turn to the traditional practice of counting sheep.

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Topics: alaska sleep clinic, sleep health, stuttering

Can You Sleep on Memory Foam Before 24 Hours?

Posted by Emma Williams on Oct 18, 2019 1:07:00 PM

You’ve probably heard the golden rule that applies to any memory foam mattress in a box: you need to allow at least 24 hours for it to decompress before you can actually use it.

 Is this really that necessary? What will happen to a mattress if you set to sleep on it just a few hours after unpacking?

Well, shortly speaking, nothing critical.

But there still are some things you need to keep in mind to avoid possible issues. So, let’s see what they are.

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Topics: sleep hygiene, mattresses, mattress foam

Furry Dreaming: 5 Benefits to Co-Sleeping with Your Dog

Posted by Emma Williams on Aug 7, 2019 2:22:00 PM

Pet owners are going reaching extremes to ensure their furry friends are living happy, healthy lives. Sometimes it can appear dogs are living better than people nowadays.

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Topics: sleeping, pets

10 Facts Every Parent Needs to Know about Children’s Sleep

Posted by Emma Williams on Jun 12, 2019 7:44:00 AM

Without sleep, kids become cranky – and that’s no fun for anyone. Bad moods are just the tip of the iceberg, though. These facts about children’s sleep aren’t only interesting – they’re also meant to help you understand how kids sleep and make it easier for you to ensure that they get enough shut-eye to keep them healthy and happy.

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Topics: Pediatrics, baby, sleep debt

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