Alaska Sleep Education Center

Could the Egyptian Sleep Method Improve Your Zzzzz?

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Sep 4, 2019 7:00:00 AM

Forget walking like an Egyptian. For a more restful night, try sleeping like one instead.

The so-called Egyptian method is a nighttime technique that involves stretching out between damp, cool sheets in an effort to lower the body’s temperature and provide a cool, relaxing environment.

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Topics: Sleep, sleep myths

January is National Hot Tea Month: What beverages can help the sleep-deprived?

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Jan 29, 2019 2:22:00 PM

For centuries, tea has been a staple in cultures around the world. From Earl Grey for waking up in the morning to calming chamomile for winding down, tea plays a part in the everyday lives of many.

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Topics: sleep myths, tea, drinks, caffeine

Yoga Tips for Better Sleep

Posted by Guest blogger: Freddie Tubbs on Jan 20, 2019 1:19:00 PM

Sleeping issues have become one of the most common complaints for people living in the modern world. It’s no wonder. A lot of people live very stressful, “plugged-in” lives, and that means it’s important to find a way to wind down before bed if we want to get a good night’s rest. Yoga can be very beneficial in settling down nervous energy in both your mind and your body. Here are seven yoga tips for better sleep.

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Topics: yoga, sleep myths

Winter Sleep vs. Summer Sleep

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Jan 13, 2019 5:31:00 PM

Depending on where you live, you may notice major differences in how you sleep during the summer versus the winter. What causes these differences and what can you do about it to make sure your getting enough sleep all year long?

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Topics: winter, summer, sleep myths

Sleep Mythbusters

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Dec 27, 2018 12:19:00 PM

Wake Up to the Truth About Sleep Myths

Never wake a sleepwalker because the shock could kill them! That's a myth – waking a sleepwalker might surprise them, but it’s not going to kill anyone. There are lots of myths about sleep, as well as about mattresses that have many of us tossing and turning. The Better Sleep Council can help you separate fact from fiction.

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Topics: sleep hygiene, sleep myths

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