Alaska Sleep Education Center

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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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

How To Invest In Your Health

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Jun 14, 2022 8:56:03 AM

A person's health is unquestionably the most critical aspect of their well-being. You can't be happy, successful, or relaxed if your health isn't good. In the end, investing in your health now will save you money in the long run while also allowing you to enjoy your retirement years more fully. While nothing can be guaranteed, you can always take steps to lessen your exposure to risk. You can do this in a variety of ways, so read on to find out more. 

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Topics: drinks, getting better sleep, overall wellness, invest

Is Your Teen Sleep-Deprived?

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Jun 9, 2022 3:13:58 PM

Terra Ziporyn Snider of Severna Park, Maryland, still remembers how difficult it was for her son to wake up for his 7:17 a.m. first-period class when he was in high school. There were times he’d turn on the shower, then head back to bed while waiting for the water to warm up, only to fall back asleep. One morning, he made it out the door but didn’t get far: He backed the car into the garage door because he’d forgotten to open it.

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Topics: alaska sleep clinic, school, Pediatrics, teens, sleep schedules, alaska

Weight loss, lifestyle intervention improves OSA in men

Posted by Jennifer Hines on May 19, 2022 11:15:37 AM

Men with overweight or obesity and moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea receiving CPAP assigned to undergo an interdisciplinary weight loss and lifestyle intervention had improved outcomes and health-related quality of life.

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Topics: sleep apnea, obstructive sleep apnea, CPAP, obesity, weightloss, alaska sleep

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