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Alaska Sleep Education Center

Can't Turn Your Brain Off at Night? We Can Help!!

Posted by Stefanie Leiter on May 5, 2019 6:00:00 PM

Outside the normal snoring or heartburn, sometimes sleeping through the night can be a challenge. If you are experiencing an unusual high amount of stress, journaling can be the answer to start piecing together with your doctor before taking the next step with a sleep study.

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Topics: stress, sleep hygiene, cognitive sleep issues

Sleeping in Spite of Anxiety

Posted by Sally Norton on Apr 9, 2019 1:00:00 PM

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Topics: stress, anxiety, cognitive sleep issues

How to Combat Mental Burnout

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Apr 4, 2019 11:39:00 AM

Alaska Sleep Clinic is honored to be featured in a blog article written by Mottram Hall, the UK's first Alfresco Thermospace Spa.   Mottram Hall reached out to ASC to find out how vitalsleep is in preventing mental burnout and achieving a healthy lifestyle. 

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Topics: cognitive sleep issues, mental, burnout

How Mental Illness Affects Sleep

Posted by Guest Blogger: Joe Auer on Apr 3, 2019 11:11:00 AM

How Mental Illness Affects Healthy Sleep

Mental health and sleep are often intertwined. Even if you sleep every night, too little or poor quality sleep can compromise your ability to think clearly and be mentally productive. If you're already dealing with anxiety, depression or other mental health concerns, then healthy sleep may be challenging to get on a regular basis. Check out the facts below regarding the relationship between mental illness and sleep to see if you could be getting a better night’s rest.

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Topics: stress, cognitive sleep issues, mental

CBT and Sleep

Posted by Stefanie Leiter on Mar 4, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Defined by Psychology Today, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a form of psychotherapy that treats problems and boosts happiness by modifying dysfunctional emotions, behaviors, and thoughts resting on the idea that thoughts and perceptions influence behavior.

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Topics: cognitive sleep issues

5 Most Common Sleep Disorders and How to Overcome Them

Posted by Guest blogger, Emma Williams on Feb 26, 2019 2:00:00 PM

Sleep plays a vital role in both your physical and mental health, from healing and repairing your heart and blood vessels, to building up your immune system to fend off disease. In other words, we absolutely need good sleep to stay healthy.

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Topics: insomnia, sleep disorders, restless leg syndrome, cognitive sleep issues

Parasomnia Events: The Rarely-Talked About Sleep Disorders

Posted by Stefanie Leiter on Jan 14, 2019 12:05:00 PM

It is the other sleeping disorders people are either too embarrassed or too confused to talk about with others. But they have become problems that plague many Americans each day creating an unhealthy environment in the bedroom when trying to sleep the recommended 7 to 9 hours every night.

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Topics: parasomnia, sleep habits, sleep walking, cognitive sleep issues, hallucenations

Having Trouble Sleeping in Your New Home? Try This!

Posted by Sally Norton on Dec 17, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Having trouble sleeping in your new home? Try

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Topics: cognitive sleep issues

Sleep texting is real, and you may be doing it!

Posted by Mari A. Schaefer on Nov 29, 2018 7:12:52 PM

People are known to walk, talk, and eat while sleeping. Increasingly, sleep texting is joining the list.

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Topics: cognitive sleep issues, texting

Kids, Sleep and the Holidays

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Nov 24, 2018 6:53:00 AM

The end of the year--the holiday season--is a popular time for families to travel and visit relatives, or have grandparents and others visit to celebrate the holidays together. It is also a time when families' usual schedules are inevitably disrupted, and sleep schedules frequently suffer as well, for both children and their parents. Kids of all ages, from infants to adolescents, are likely to experience sleep difficulties in the six weeks or so between Thanksgiving and the first week in January.

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Topics: kids, holiday, cognitive sleep issues

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