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How Important is Sleep to Academic Success?

Posted by AASM Staff - https://aasm.org on May 1, 2020 1:34:00 PM

With the semester drawing to a close, millions of college students are preparing to take their final exams.

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Topics: college, sleep apnea dangers, poor sleep

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

Women Under-report Prevalence and Intensity of Their Own Snoring

Posted by AASM Staff - https://aasm.org on Mar 15, 2020 12:38:00 PM

DARIEN, IL – A new study of adults who were referred for evaluation of a suspected sleep disorder suggests that women tend to under-report snoring and underestimate its loudness.

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Topics: alaska sleep clinic, women, sleep apnea dangers

How to Deal with Your Partner's Snoring.

Posted by Paisley Hansen on Feb 28, 2020 2:17:00 AM

Do you snore?

While you may not have first-hand experience with your snoring (after all, you asleep), if your partner snores, you know just how annoying that can be. In many cases, it can lead to cases of sleep deprivation or even relationship problems down the road.

The good news is, there are some things you can do to help your partner and help yourself, ensuring you both get a good night’s sleep.

What Type of Snorer Are They?

Did you know that approximately 45% of adults snore occasionally? If your partner is in this group, you may be tempted to sleep on the sofa or have begun sleeping with ear plugs; however, there are some methods you can use to help them overcome this problem, which will benefit both of you.

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Topics: alaska sleep clinic, Snoring, marriage, sleep apnea dangers

Can Sleep Apnea Cause Bone Loss or Osteoporosis?

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Feb 25, 2020 10:17:00 AM

It seems that every week or two, there’s a new-found association between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and various medical conditions. Besides the typical medical conditions associated with OSA such as high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, heart attack, stroke, and even cancer, there have been a handful of studies looking at the link between OSA and osteoporosis.

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Topics: alaska sleep clinic, sleep apnea dangers, osteoporosis

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