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Alaska Sleep Education Center

Women With Sleep Apnea May Have Higher Cancer Odds

Posted by Robert Preidt, a Health Day reporter on Oct 1, 2019 7:40:00 AM

Some people with sleep apnea have an increased risk of cancer, and the odds may be higher for women than men, researchers say.  With October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Alaska Sleep Clinic wants to educate women on the risks associated with untreated sleep apnea and why women are so under-diagnosed.

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Topics: insomnia, Narcolepsy, restless leg syndrome, life with sleep apnea, leg cramps

Sleep Disorders: Symptoms and Causes

Posted by Sally Norton on Feb 20, 2019 11:15:00 AM

A good night`s sleep is what we all need if we are to be productive and energetic throughout the day. Sleeping is our body`s way to regenerate and recharge and to give us the fuel we need for surviving the day ahead of us.

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Topics: insomnia, Narcolepsy, sleep disordered breathing

How to Qualify for Social Security Disability Benefits with Narcolepsy

Posted by Eric Minghella @help@ssd-help.org on Nov 14, 2018 12:05:00 PM

When you get diagnosed with narcolepsy, you could be facing some difficult changes down the road, especially regarding your employment and other financial-related needs.

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Topics: Narcolepsy

3 Sleep Disorders That Might Be Causing You to Feel Tired All the Time

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Aug 15, 2018 11:30:00 AM

Many of us will occasionally experience days where we simply feel tired all day long. Usually this is caused by poor sleep the night before, an intense workout the previous day, or even symptoms of a cold or flu. The feelings of extreme fatigue are often remedied with a little rest during the day or some good old fashioned sleep the next night.

For some however, feeling tired and rundown during waking hours is an everyday occurrence. One that with continued lack of sleep can prove to be harmful to their health, and result in accidents or even death from dozing off at inappropriate times. While there are many possible causes of extreme daytime sleepiness including dietary deficiencies, depression, diabetes, anemia, or thyroid problems, chronic daytime fatigue can very likely be caused by a sleep disorder.

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Topics: Narcolepsy, losing sleep

Dementia and Sleep Problems

Posted by Jennifer Christensen on Oct 30, 2013 8:00:00 AM

Many older adults tend to have trouble sleeping, but for people who suffer from Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia, they have an even harder time. Alzheimer’s may reverse a person’s sleep-wake cycle, causing daytime drowsiness and nighttime restlessness. As Alzheimer’s continues to progress, these sleep disturbances often increase. With more severe forms of dementia, people tend to be sleepier during the day, which can cause their sleep at night to become fragmented and disrupted. It is common for people suffering from both dementia and Alzheimer’s to constantly wake at night and fall asleep during the day.

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Topics: alaska sleep clinic, Sleep, insomnia, sleep apnea, trouble sleeping, Narcolepsy, napping, tired

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