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Why Lack of Sleep Is So Dangerous

Posted by Paisley Hansen on Jul 5, 2022 11:52:37 AM

Trying to get through your day without enough sleep can significantly compromise your health and make you feel really lousy overall. In particular, insomnia-induced fatigue can take an extreme toll on your mental health, impeding your ability to regulate your mood and focus. Here are a few key considerations about why inadequate sleep can be dangerous.

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Topics: sleep deprivation, sleep apnea dangers, alaska sleep

Boosting the Sleep Health of Your Home

Posted by Paisley Hansen on Jun 8, 2022 3:35:00 AM

A good night’s sleep is essential as regular exercise and eating a healthy diet. Studies show that lack of sleep has adverse effects on your performance, brain function, and hormones. It also causes weight gain and increases the risk of disease in both children and adults. On the other hand, getting the recommended amount of sleep helps you exercise better, eat less and be healthier. Here are several tips to help you sleep better in your home.

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Topics: alaska sleep clinic, environment, sleep health, alaska sleep, dream home

Improving Joint Pain for a Better Night's Sleep

Posted by Paisley Hansen on Jun 6, 2022 10:25:05 AM

Chronic or severe joint pain can be disheartening, especially if it impacts your ability to sleep well through the night. Unfortunately, aches and pains tend to worsen during the evening when inflammation sets in and your joints and muscles are tired from the day. Many people with joint pain dread going to bed because of the discomfort, swelling, and stiffness that awaits them.

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Topics: alaska sleep clinic, bipap, pain, getting beter sleep, sleep apnea problems, alaska sleep, joint pain

What Lack of Sleep is Doing to You

Posted by Paisley Hansen on Dec 13, 2021 12:21:00 AM

No doubt you’ve been there when it comes to late nights and tired mornings. It’s not uncommon for people to struggle to get to bed early enough for the recommended amount of sleep they need. What most people don’t realize is the long-term effects it can have on their bodies. Below is some insight into what lack of sleep is doing to your body and what you can do to combat it.

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Topics: alaska sleep clinic, CPAP, sleep deprivation, getting beter sleep

Stop Nighttime Stress So You Can Sleep Better

Posted by Paisley Hansen on Nov 27, 2021 1:48:00 AM

Stress has a way of interfering with your life in both large and small ways, but it’s arguably the most frustrating when you can’t shut your anxious brain off when it’s time to get some shuteye. Stress-related insomnia is incredibly common, and the anxieties of everyday life can make it hard for you to fall asleep and stay in dreamland throughout the night without waking up. 

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Topics: alaska sleep clinic, stress, sleep deprivation, bipap

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