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Sleep Training for Adults and Depression Prevention

Posted by Darian Dozier on Feb 14, 2022 11:53:00 AM

Sleep training is what adults use to train their children to sleep through the night. But did you know that adults can sleep train themselves, and that they should! Here's some more information on how adults can sleep train themselves and what effect it has on depression prevention.

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Poor Sleep in Children and Emotional and Behavioral Problems

Posted by Darian Dozier on Feb 13, 2022 11:29:00 AM

There are many reasons why it's important for children to get a good night's rest. Sleep helps them grow, prevents illness, and provides children with energy for another day of learning. However, there is another reason why it's important that children get adequate hours of sleep. For children, poor sleep can lead to emotional and behavioral problems (EBPs). Continue reading to find out what these problems are, and how sleep influences their development. 

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The Relationship Between Sleep and Mood

Posted by Darian Dozier on Nov 28, 2021 8:00:00 AM

Imagine it's one of those nights where you have gotten a poor night's sleep. Your alarm goes off way too early, and you are in disbelief that you have to get up and go be productive for an entire day. For the rest of the day you may be tired, irritable, and a huge grump. These feelings are natural and experienced by most individuals with poor sleep. Your sleep and mood are interconnected because sleep is important for brain function and mood is controlled by your brain. Keep reading to find out more about the relationship between sleep and mood. 

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5 Symptoms Common to Depression Sleep Deprivation

Posted by Tyler Britton on Oct 17, 2021 3:09:00 PM

Depression and Sleep Deprivation Can Result in Similar Symptoms

It may seem like identifying sleep deprivation would be obvious, or that the only symptom of lack of sleep is being tired. This list is intended to help you take measured stock of some of the most common symptoms of sleep deprivation, to help you identify whether or not you may be operating at a suboptimal level due to chronic sleep deprivation.

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Topics: Depression

Am I Depressed or Just Sleep Deprived?

Posted by Tyler Britton on Oct 6, 2021 3:03:00 PM

What is Sleep Deprivation?

Sleep deprivation is the chronic condition of not receiving adequate sleep. Adequate sleep will differ from person to person, and change as we age. Most of us suffer from sleep deprivation because we either have trouble staying asleep, or getting to sleep. Does that sound familiar?

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Link Between Sleep Deprivation and Depression

Posted by Tyler Britton on Jun 15, 2021 1:35:00 PM

What is Sleep Deprivation

Sleep deprivation is the chronic condition of not receiving adequate sleep. Adequate sleep will differ from person to person, and change as we age. Most of us suffer from sleep deprivation because we either have trouble staying asleep, or getting to sleep. Does that sound familiar?

It's also important to distinguish between shorter term sleep deprivation, such as sleep deprivation caused by anxieties or stress that will soon pass, and long term sleep deprivation, such as a chronic lack of sleep that may spread over months or years.

Sleep deprivation is usually followed by sleep binging (i.e. on the weekends) before the cycle of sleep deprivation starts over. Chronic sleep deprivation is has a strong link to depression. One of the common signs of insomnia and sleep apnea, for example, is depression.

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Haunted Health: Watch out for these scary signs.

Posted by ANCSLEEP BLOG on Mar 8, 2021 10:33:00 AM

Happy Healthy Halloween!

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5 Symptoms Common to Depression Sleep Deprivation

Posted by Tyler Britton on Dec 7, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Depression and Sleep Deprivation Can Result in Similar Symptoms

It may seem like identifying sleep deprivation would be obvious, or that the only symptom of lack of sleep is being tired. This list is intended to help you take measured stock of some of the most common symptoms of sleep deprivation, to help you identify whether or not you may be operating at a suboptimal level due to chronic sleep deprivation.

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Topics: Depression

Am I Depressed or Just Sleep Deprived?

Posted by Tyler Britton on Sep 22, 2020 8:00:00 AM

What is Sleep Deprivation

Sleep deprivation is the chronic condition of not receiving adequate sleep. Adequate sleep will differ from person to person, and change as we age. Most of us suffer from sleep deprivation because we either have trouble staying asleep, or getting to sleep. Does that sound familiar?

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Link Between Sleep Deprivation and Depression

Posted by Tyler Britton on May 23, 2019 10:22:26 AM

What is Sleep Deprivation

Sleep deprivation is the chronic condition of not receiving adequate sleep. Adequate sleep will differ from person to person, and change as we age. Most of us suffer from sleep deprivation because we either have trouble staying asleep, or getting to sleep. Does that sound familiar?

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