Alaska Sleep Education Center

How to Get Better Sleep If You Work the Night Shift

Posted by Arslan Hassan on Jun 24, 2022 1:37:00 AM

In industrialized countries, an estimated 20% of the population works in a job with nonstandard shifts. Approximately 10% to 38% of these workers have shift work disorder, marked by intense tiredness when awake or difficulty sleeping when needed.

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Topics: alaska sleep clinic, parasomnia, daytime sleepiness, melatonin, shift work, getting beter sleep, sleepless nights, alaska

Why You Don't Sleep Well When You're Away From Home

Posted by Kevin Faber on Jun 17, 2022 12:51:00 AM

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If you have a tough time getting to sleep when you’re traveling away from home, you’re not alone. It's common for people to have difficulty sleeping when they are on vacation, traveling for work, or visiting loved ones. Of course, typical travel occasions all involve situations when everyone wants to be feeling their best. Recognizing some of the reasons why travel is problematic for your sleep cycle and being strategic about your sleep while you’re on-the-go can help you stay healthy.

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Topics: alaska sleep clinic, Sleep Tips, getting beter sleep, alaska sleep, vacaation, parasomnias

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

Why Memory Foam Is The Best Type Of Mattress

Posted by Jennifer Hines on May 19, 2022 7:15:33 AM

After a tiring day, nothing feels better than having to sleep comfortably at night. While you can always set the mood for your bedroom to help you achieve a comfortable ambiance, your mattress plays an important role in how you can achieve peaceful sleep.  

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Topics: mattresses, mattress foam, getting beter sleep, alaska sleep

How to Fight Sleep Trouble and Get Better Rest

Posted by Mikkie Mills on May 10, 2022 11:38:30 AM

A large percentage of American adults experience sleep issues, including sleep disturbances, trouble falling asleep, feeling unrefreshed after a night of sleep and insomnia. If you’re one of the 70 million people who struggle to achieve restful sleep, it can feel distressing to spend night after night tossing and turning on your pillow knowing you have a busy day ahead of you when the sun rises. 

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Topics: alaska sleep clinic, insomnia, Sleep Tips, sleep hygiene, getting beter sleep, alaska

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