Alaska Sleep Education Center

A Light Sleeper’s Guide to Colored Night Lights

Posted by Katie Tejada on Aug 15, 2022 12:20:03 PM

It’s hard to dispute the importance of a healthy and regular sleep cycle when so much of our lives are dependent on those 8 hours of rest every day. But with an increasingly brisk lifestyle, the path to uninterrupted rest and relaxation has become inaccessible to most of us. With the rising prevalence of sleep disorders, the avenues for professional help and sleep treatments have also expanded.

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Topics: alaska sleep clinic, trouble sleeping, light therapy, getting better sleep, lighting, alaska, alaska sleep, alaska sleep center

What is Light Therapy and How Does It Work?

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Jul 13, 2022 1:49:00 AM

Therapy comes in all forms and is used to treat a variety of medical illnesses and ailments, as well as mental health conditions. Not everyone responds the same way to therapy, which is why it’s important to keep an open mind and try a few alternatives. One such alternative is light therapy. This process is used to treat insomnia and mood disorders that may cause insomnia. If you’re having trouble sleeping and looking for new and innovative treatment methods, keep reading. In this article, we’ll discuss what light therapy is, how it works, and tips for success.

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Topics: circadian rhythm, light therapy, body, alaska sleep, promote better sleep, sleep clinic, slaap lab

How to Use All 5 Senses for Better Sleep

Posted by Stefanie Leiter on Jan 29, 2020 6:22:00 AM

Newsweek reports chronic insomnia effects nearly 30 percent of adults at some point during their life; chronic defined as a month or longer of disrupted sleep.

With so many causes of insomnia from health ailments to psychological issues, it is important to think about how your five senses can improve your sleep.

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Topics: sleep hygiene, light therapy, getting better sleep

How Does Light Affect Health and Well-Being?

Posted by Jennifer Bell on Nov 2, 2019 9:18:00 AM

 

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Topics: seasonal affective disorder, light therapy

Soaking Up the Sun

Posted by Stefanie Leiter on Jul 23, 2019 8:54:59 AM

Summer months are meant to be spent on the lake, hiking, or enjoying a walk. But, that doesn’t mean that everyone is outside enjoying the sunshine.

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Topics: seasonal affective disorder, exercise, summer, light therapy

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