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Alaska Sleep Education Center

Health Problems That Stem From Sleepless Nights

Posted by Stefanie Leiter on Jan 11, 2019 10:05:00 AM

Anxiety, depression, and exhaustion are logical reasons behind lack of sleep and restless nights. The more uncommon explanations come from other ailments plaguing the normal daily functionalities of the human body.

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Topics: dental, health, fibromyalgia

In African Americans, Sleep Apnea and Insomnia Go Undiagnosed

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Sep 21, 2018 9:49:54 AM

Sleep apnea is common — but rarely diagnosed — among black Americans, researchers say.

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Topics: life with sleep apnea, health, african-americans

Want Great Sleep?  Avoid These Bad Habits...

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Aug 13, 2018 4:03:00 PM

We all know that getting good sleep at night has a direct impact on how we feel during the day. If you sleep poorly even one night, you will probably feel sluggish and tired the next day. If you continually get poor sleep it can lead to some serious health problems down the road.

However, while most of us know how important sleep is to our health, many people may not realize that they're practicing poor sleep habits.  Below is a list of seven bad sleeping habits to avoid as soon as possible:

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Topics: Sleep Tips, health, sleep hygiene, wellness

5 Ways Sleep Apnea Can Cause Gastrointestinal Problems

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Jun 14, 2018 8:32:00 AM

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Topics: sleep apnea, health, gastro problems

Healthy Eating Leads to More Sleep

Posted by Stefanie Leiter on May 10, 2018 5:40:00 AM

Eating healthy and allowing the body to absorb proper nutrients provides the brain with the chemical environment that it needs to produce the neurotransmitters that it needs to maintain adequate sleep,” said Ana Krieger, MD, MPH, Medical Director of the Center for Sleep Medicine at New York-Presbyterian and Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Topics: health, tryptophan, food, get better sleep, stimulants

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