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Risk Factors for Developing Insomnia

Posted by Tyler Britton on May 24, 2019 8:00:00 AM

What is a Risk Factor for Insomnia?

A risk factor is simply something that increased your likelihood of developing a disease or condition. Insomnia, like other sleep disorders, has a number of different potential causes and factors that can make you at risk for developing insomnia.

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Common Root Causes of Insomnia

Posted by Tyler Britton on May 18, 2019 8:25:00 AM

Primary vs Secondary Insomnia

Before talking about causes of insomnia, you need to understand that there are two types of insomnia:

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Two Types of Insomnia: Primary vs Secondary, & Chronic vs Acute

Posted by Tyler Britton on Mar 21, 2019 8:00:00 AM

What is Insomnia

Insomnia is a sleeping disorder that prevents you from getting enough sleep because:

  • You have trouble falling asleep
  • You have trouble staying asleep throughout the night
  • You wake up much earlier than you want
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Why Winter Insomnia in Alaska – and What You Can Do

Posted by Tyler Britton on Jan 10, 2019 8:08:50 PM

Excess Darkness and Your Circadian Rhythm

Obviously, for those of us living in Alaska it’s no secret that we are operating under “unique” circumstances in summer and winter: mainly, lots of light, and lots of darkness. Though it might seem counter intuitive, the amount of excess darkness, which is significant in the Southeast and oppressive in the Far North, actually makes sleep more difficult for many people.

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5 Common Causes of Insomnia

Posted by Tyler Britton on Nov 25, 2018 8:50:06 PM

 

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How to Treat Insomnia

Posted by ANCSLEEP BLOG on Sep 26, 2018 8:36:10 AM

What is Insomnia

“Insomnia” is a word that most people frequently toss around to describe cases of sleeplessness. However, the disorder is actually a complicated umbrella term that includes multiple conditions varying in severity.

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Can't Sleep? What You Need to Know About Insomnia

Posted by ANCSLEEP BLOG on Jul 26, 2017 5:00:00 PM

 

It may help to know that you're not alone in your quest for better sleep. Research studies demonstrate that approximately 25% of people suffer from some form of sleep disorder. Yet, sleep deprivation can impose detrimental effects on individuals and the people around them.

 

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