Alaska Sleep Education Center

The Need for Sleep Therapy Afterward a Car Accident

Posted by Guest Blogger on Jun 16, 2022 5:17:00 PM

Car accidents are one of the most common causes of serious injury in the United States, with more than 4.5 million individuals badly injured in 2021 alone. Cars and travel are significant parts of our society, but the damage they cause can leave many people looking for a means to recuperate, heal, and return their bodies to a pre-accident state.

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Topics: drowsy driving, car accidents

The Importance of Sleep for Safe Driving

Posted by Ainsley Lawrence on Mar 29, 2022 12:55:00 AM

The idea of falling asleep behind the wheel is enough to give most people nightmares. After all, driving a vehicle requires all of your attention and if you lose control, then you could damage your car, hurt yourself, or injure others. If you are in your car a lot throughout the day and you have ever felt sleepy, then you need to make a change right now.

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Topics: alaska sleep clinic, tired, driving, safety, drowsy driving, quality sleep, alaska

Don't Drive Drowsy: It's Dangerous and Deadly

Posted by Stefanie Leiter on Jan 31, 2020 5:45:00 AM

 

It can happen in a blink of an eye. All accidents happen quickly or they would not happen at all and the majority could have been prevented.

Before cell phones, it was reading or eating while driving as a distraction. Then texting was to blame. Now the endless activities, appointments, and around-the-clock work schedules bring more obstacles into driving carefully and responsibly.

Falling asleep at the wheel can also happen in a blink of an eye. You may feel sleepy and before you know it, your eyes are closed and you can hear and feel the rumble strips under the tires. But how can we become more aware of our surroundings? The first steps start with understanding why you are falling asleep.

There are numerous reasons why you feel drowsy and tired. But there are also numerous treatments and options available to educate yourself on how to be more alert and healthier.

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Topics: alaska sleep clinic, sleep apnea, drowsy driving

Sleep Apnea and Your Health

Posted by Heart, Lung and Blood Institute on Jan 6, 2020 11:32:00 AM

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Topics: sleep apnea, sleep hygiene, sleep apnea dangers, drowsy driving

Drowsy Driving Guide - Risks and Prevention

Posted by Attorney Steve Roberts on Nov 8, 2019 8:44:07 AM

 

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Topics: OSA, work, daytime sleepiness, getting sleep, sleep apnea dangers, drowsy driving

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