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9 Ways That Menopause Can Affect Your Sleep

Posted by Paisley Hansen on Jul 7, 2022 10:39:00 AM

If you're going through menopause, chances are you're noticing changes in your sleep patterns. This is completely normal, and it's probably reassuring to know that your experience will be a unique one. At times, you may not even notice any issues at all! That said, read on for a rundown of factors that may contribute to sleep changes in menopause. 

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Topics: alaska sleep clinic, women, menopause, Women and sleep, prevention, alaska sleep, promote better sleep

Sleep and Bipolar Disorder

Posted by Keith J Meyers on Jan 27, 2022 2:21:00 AM

Bipolar disorder, in general, is a type of chronic mental and psychological health condition that is often characterized as both severe, mild, or mixed manic or hypomanic periods or depressive episodes. Furthermore, this disorder term is often misunderstood by most people. The major cause or trigger of bipolar disorder is ‘sleep’. The extreme ups and downs of episodes are often accompanied by erratic sleep habits. Though the serious cause of the bipolar disorder is still not clear, the lack of sleep or sleep disturbance is one of the main triggers. Of course, many other things also contribute to this disorder but a disturbance in the sleep cycle has a major impact on the brain and mental health. Since bipolar disorder is a kind of chronic and relapsing illness. Therefore, timely good treatment is a must.

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Topics: sleep habits, mental, prevention, bipolar disorder, mental health

February is Heart Health Month: How's it affected by Sleep?

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Feb 7, 2021 7:57:24 PM

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Topics: sleep hygiene, sleep education, prevention, heart health

5 Expert-Approved Steps for Better Sleep Habits

Posted by Mikkie Mills on Sep 7, 2020 7:19:00 AM

At the end of a difficult day, it can be hard to wind down and drift off, even when you feel tired. Many people struggle to fall asleep and stay asleep because they keep their schedules packed up to the moment they climb into bed for the evening; worse yet, they bring the demands of the day with them in the form of always-on notifications from work, news, and social media. If you want to change your habits, but don’t know where to start, read on for a nighttime routine full of expert-approved tips that will help you get the quality sleep you need.

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Topics: sleep habits, sleep hygiene, prevention

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