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The 4-7-8 Breathing Technique for Better Sleep

Posted by Stefanie Leiter on Oct 5, 2022 9:36:00 AM

According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, those who suffer from depression or anxiety claim an increase in their anxiety due to lack of sleep with 52 percent of men and 42 percent of women stating it directly affected their ability to remain focused on the following day.

Your social life and work life can also suffer which can lead to depression or increased depression signs. Without quality sleep, the body cannot repair and becomes a state of sleep deprivation that stacks nightly. This leads to a rapid decline in behavioral responses including moodiness and irritability.

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Topics: alaska sleep clinic, breathing, yoga, sleep hygiene, alaska, alaska sleep, promote better sleep, alaska sleep center

How a More Connected Life Can Lead To Better Sleep

Posted by Kevin Faber on Sep 21, 2022 1:16:00 PM

While quality sleep is important for health and happiness, there are many adults who do not get an adequate amount of sleep each night. Whether stress is the culprit or a hectic lifestyle, there can be many reasons why good sleep gets put on the back burner. While it may seem difficult to get the sleep that you need, it doesn't have to be. Often, by making some simple life changes and tweaking the way that you look at your relationship to sleep, you can help resolve the issues that are preventing you from getting a good night's sleep, and start feeling more rested.

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Topics: alaska sleep clinic, therapies, mood, cbt, getting sleep, alaska, alaska sleep, promote better sleep, relationships, alaska sleep center

Is Over-Exercising Keeping You from Sound Sleep?

Posted by Stefanie Leiter on Jul 14, 2022 3:47:00 AM

 

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Topics: alaska sleep clinic, sleep apnea, exercises, exercise, poor sleep, alaska, promote better sleep

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

Healthy Snacks To Help You Sleep at Night

Posted by Paisley Hansen on Jul 10, 2022 10:37:00 AM

You have probably heard that eating close to bedtime can lead to weight gain. In fact, there may be a link between nighttime snacking and obesity. Consuming foods high in carbohydrates or fats late at night could also affect your ability to fall asleep.

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Topics: alaska sleep clinic, food, get better sleep, snacking, foods, promote better sleep

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