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

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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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