Alaska Sleep Education Center

VIDEO: 6 Better Sleep Practice Tips

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Mar 12, 2020 9:00:00 AM

The Alaska Sleep Clinic's Educational Web Series gives you 6 tips on getting better sleep everynight.

If you often go through the day feeling tired, lethargic, or just plain lazy, chances are that you're not getting enough quality sleep every night. Here we give you 6 easy sleep tips to help you get that much needed rest so that you feel energized and envigorated all day, every day.

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Topics: Sleep Tips, tired

How to Prepare for Daylight Saving Time and Avoid Losing Sleep

Posted by Kevin Phillips on Mar 3, 2020 12:19:12 PM

On this coming Sunday, Daylight Saving Time (DST) will take effect at 2:00 a.m. in which time will "spring forward" one hour. Fortunately the switch in time occurs on the weekend and not during the midweek. However, many people who don't prepare ahead of time will experience symptoms of sleep loss similar to that of jet lag.

While DST can cause a few disruptions to our lives as we begin to adjust to the time change, one of the biggest problems people have (other than reprogramming all of their clocks) is the sleep loss they experience the next day. Here we have a few tips on how to avoid losing sleep during the change.

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Topics: Sleep Tips

Fall Asleep as Fast as Possible

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Jan 23, 2020 12:14:00 PM

Good sleep is incredibly important.

It helps you feel good and makes your body and brain function properly.

Some people have no problem falling asleep. However, many others have severe difficulty falling and staying asleep through the night.

Poor sleep can have negative effects on many parts of your body and brain, including learning, memory, mood, emotions and various biological functions. 

Here are 10 simple ways to fall asleep as fast as possible.

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Topics: alaska sleep clinic, Sleep Tips, poor sleep

New Year's Goal: Good Sleep Habits

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Dec 29, 2019 3:00:00 PM

It’s that time of year again … the time when we make a promise to ourselves that we’ll finally hit the gym, lose weight, or spend more time with friends and family.

Perhaps I’m biased, but it is always surprising to me that “improving sleep” does not show up on more New Year’s resolution lists. Sleep, along with exercise and diet, are part of the three “pillars of health.”

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Topics: Sleep, Sleep Tips, routine, new year's resolution, sleep habits

Why am I So Tired All The Time?

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Sep 30, 2019 4:59:00 AM

Do you often go through the day feeling sleepy, sluggish, and lethargic, even after a full night's rest? While it's common to occasionally feel dead tired during the day, persistent symptoms of daytime drowsiness could be linked to your sleep and health habits.

There are a couple of possible reasons why you may be experiencing daytime drowsiness, and we want to help you better understand what you can do to start feeling bright-eyed and bushy-tailed everyday.

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Topics: Sleep Tips, tired

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