Alaska Sleep Education Center

Women and Sleep

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Mar 16, 2020 10:42:00 AM

Sleep is a basic human need, as important for good health as diet and exercise. When we sleep, our bodies rest but our brains are active. Sleep lays the groundwork for a productive day ahead. Although most people need seven to nine hours of sleep each night to function well the next day, the average woman aged 30-60 sleeps only six hours and forty-one minutes during the work-week.

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Topics: alaska sleep clinic, insomnia, Narcolepsy, Women and sleep, sleep apnea dangers

Narcolepsy: Definition, Symptoms, & Treatment

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Mar 14, 2020 10:01:00 AM

Most of us go through our daily lives within one of two states of consciousness: sleep and wakefulness, with little overlap between the two. We may periodically become tired or rundown during the day, and need a little nap to refresh us. We may even doze off occasionally during a boring lecture or a dull movie. But for the most part, when we're awake, we're awake, and when we're asleep, we're asleep.

Now try to imagine what it would be like to live with a condition in which you rarely ever felt fully awake and hardly ever felt fully asleep; existing in a perpetual state where your life always feels caught in between the two, and without a moments notice may suddenly slip from one to the other. For sufferers of the sleep disorder narcolepsy, this is daily life.

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Topics: alaska sleep clinic, sleep disorders, Narcolepsy, tired

Common Sleep Problems

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Feb 15, 2020 9:46:49 AM

Many people report that they experience problems with sleep. But what does that really mean?

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Topics: insomnia, Narcolepsy, sleep loss

Sleep Apnea IS a Big Deal

Posted by SleepApnea.org on Jan 5, 2020 6:30:00 AM

Bill's Personal Story about Sleep Apnea

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Topics: insomnia, Narcolepsy, CPAP, poor sleep

5 Reasons You're Not Sleeping Well

Posted by Paisley Hansen on Dec 24, 2019 10:32:00 AM

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Topics: insomnia, sleep apnea, Narcolepsy, poor sleep

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