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Jennifer Hines

Jennifer and her husband Micah moved their family, including their daughters Madison (16) and Willow (10) from Little Rock, Arkansas to Eagle River, Alaska in July 2017. Jennifer co-hosted a classic rock morning radio show for 10 years and a CMA-winning country morning radio show for 6 in Arkansas. Jennifer is the Director of Marketing and Communications for the Alaska Sleep Clinic. Her family loves Alaska and is grateful for the adventure and opportunity.
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Sleeping During Pregnancy: TOP 6 tips

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Sep 20, 2022 10:41:40 AM

Pregnancy can take a toll on your body. But while you need sleep during pregnancy, it's not always easy. If you have a pregnancy test and it comes back positive, you may be wondering what to expect next. This is where the due date calendar comes into play. With some basic information about your last period and cycle length, the pregnancy calculator can help you work out your estimated date of birth. This information is also useful when considering your baby's due date before trying to conceive. Now you can learn how pregnancy affects sleep and what you can do to sleep comfortably.

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Topics: alaska sleep clinic, Sleep Tips, pregnancy, alaska, alaska sleep, alaska sleep center

Four Common Causes of Insomnia

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Sep 13, 2022 7:39:05 AM

A common sleep disorder known as insomnia can make it difficult to fall asleep, keep asleep, or lead you to awaken too early and have trouble falling back asleep. Your health, productivity, and quality of life can be negatively impacted by insomnia, in addition to your level of energy and mood. Individual sleep needs vary, but most individuals need 7 to 8 hours every night. However, short-term (acute) insomnia that lasts a day or weeks affects many individuals. Furthermore, others experience persistent long-term insomnia, which lasts for one month or longer. This article details a few causes of insomnia you should be aware of.

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Topics: alaska sleep clinic, insomnia, treatment, sleep hygiene, sleep apnea treatment, alaska, alaska sleep, alaska sleep center

4 Top Tips for Managing Insomnia

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Sep 13, 2022 7:38:28 AM

According to experts, most adults should strive for 7 to 9 hours of sleep every night. However, the truth is that many individuals don't achieve it. In fact, several people occasionally have trouble falling or staying asleep, while others suffer from a sleep disorder that causes regular sleep disruptions. And as a result, individuals with good insurance plans like the Medicare Supplement plans quickly resort to seeking professional help.

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Topics: alaska sleep clinic, insomnia, sleep disorders, Sleep Tips, sleep physician, cpap accessories, bipap, sleep hygiene, sleep health, physicians, sleep lies, alaska, alaska sleep

How Sleep Deprivation Impacts Gait Control

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Sep 12, 2022 10:53:23 AM

According to studies, people experience some form of sleep disorder at some point in life. However, data suggests that 48% of older adults are at a higher risk of sleep deprivation. It also indicates that women are more likely to develop insomnia. Additionally, it has been proven that sleep deprivation can affect gait control, which is your walking pattern. Here’s how.

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Topics: alaska sleep clinic, insomnia, sleep physician, sleep deprivation, alaska, alaska sleep, alaska sleep center, physical health

What is Light Therapy and How Does It Work?

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Jul 13, 2022 1:49:00 AM

Therapy comes in all forms and is used to treat a variety of medical illnesses and ailments, as well as mental health conditions. Not everyone responds the same way to therapy, which is why it’s important to keep an open mind and try a few alternatives. One such alternative is light therapy. This process is used to treat insomnia and mood disorders that may cause insomnia. If you’re having trouble sleeping and looking for new and innovative treatment methods, keep reading. In this article, we’ll discuss what light therapy is, how it works, and tips for success.

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Topics: circadian rhythm, light therapy, body, alaska sleep, promote better sleep, sleep clinic, slaap lab

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