Sleeptember Tip: 5 ways to a flawless bedhead

Would you prefer to wake up with Flawless hair? That may mean making a better effort to achieve Flawless sleep. Here are 5 tips for making that happen. And while you’re there, take our poll! After the poll, share your morning bedhead selfie (tag it with #ASAABedhead) at our Facebook page; your selfie could win you four day passes to Disneyworld! And don’t forget to pledge to get a little extra sleep in September!

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Disaster relief and sleep health: Share your experiences, tell us how we can help

We are here to help. Our CPAP Assistance Program has been mobilized to provide evacuees with much-needed PAP machines and supplies lost to the hurricanes.

We are also here to offer support through our A.W.A.K.E. groups for those who are struggling with other sleep-related problems, such as post-traumatic stress, aggravated health conditions like pulmonary hypertension (which disrupts sleep), and “painsomnia” caused by injuries sustained while fighting or fleeing Mother Nature in some form or another.

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Sleeptember Insight: What your bedhead says about your sleep

So you might know what bedhead style you have… but do you know what it says about your sleep health? Learn more about why you might have your particular bedhead style, and take our poll! After the poll, share your morning bedhead selfie (tag it with #ASAABedhead) at our Facebook page; your selfie could win you four day passes to Disneyworld! And don’t forget to pledge to get a little extra sleep in September!

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Labor Day rule: A day of rest means… get your sleep!

The US prides itself on its work ethic; it designated Labor Day in 1894 as a day of rest to honor that very work ethic. In 2017, we know that to achieve strength, prosperity and well being, as workers as well as citizens, we must all get a solid night’s sleep. Get your rest this weekend, and have a great Labor Day!

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Sleeptember Poll: Which bedhead are you?

Everybody has a bedhead style. What’s yours? Check out these styles and take our poll. After the poll, share your morning bedhead selfie (tag it with #ASAABedhead) at our Facebook page; your selfie could win you four day passes to Disneyworld! And don’t forget to pledge to get a little extra sleep in September!

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CPAP Program to help Hurricane Harvey victims get needed therapy

If you have been directly affected by the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey and need a replacement PAP device or mask, we will waive your $100 application fee for the device or your $25.00 application fee for a mask. For medical professionals connected to emergency clinics at medical centers and shelters in Texas: Please contact us directly about your needs; call us at 888-293-3650, or email us at manager@sleepapnea.org. We can bulk send PAP machines and masks directly to you for on-the-spot dissemination.

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SB 328: Why is the state of California legislating for later bell times?

Sleep changes among teens are related to shifts in their circadian rhythms at the onset of puberty. Most tweens and teens experience what is considered a delayed sleep phase as the result of swift and complex changes to the adolescent brain which are associated with its final development. They are often described, in fact, as “night owls.” This means their rhythms undergo a slight biological reset that makes it more natural for them to abide a later schedule.While most younger children and adults may more naturally feel sleepy between 9 and 10pm, teens are far less likely to feel sleepy until at least 11pm. For some, the rhythms shift as late as 1am. These changes are hormonally related and have little to do with poor self management.

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