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Brain Awareness
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By Eugena Brooks Brain Awareness Week is March 16-20 this year. The American Sleep Apnea Association (ASAA) is doing its part to get the word out that brain health. It is just as important as any other part of physical health, and we should all be aware of what we need to do to maintain…

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For bright-eyed days and sleep-friendly nights, follow our Spotify playlists!
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Does music keep you going during the day and help you slide into sleep at night? With our user-friendly Spotify music series, you can now share your favorite music to wake up to, music to recharge during the day, and music to fall asleep by.

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Better Sleep in the Good Ole Summertime
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By Eugena Brooks I live in one of the five boroughs of New York City. Here we wait all winter long for the breaking of spring leading to the dog days of summer. It gives us the opportunity to break out shorts and sandals to head for the beaches and parks to enjoy the nice…

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You Were Just Prescribed A CPAP – What’s Next?
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Let me start by saying sleep apnea is not so bad once you get a handle on it. In fact, addressing it is the beginning of improved health and enhancing of your quality of life.

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Spring Forward into March Madness
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  • Category: News

As we applaud the end of winter, we are reminded of some traditional lore, “March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb.” One more thing you can also “set your watch by” this month — you lose an hour of sleep for Daylight Savings Time (DST).

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Sleeptember Forum: Hurricane relief for CPAP users, second sleep studies, head colds and PAP therapy, more!
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These Top Ten recent topics from September feature concerns about head colds and CPAP, hurricane relief for CPAP users, having a second sleep study, and more.

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Sleeptember tips for better sleep, youth edition
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  • Category: News

Anyone at any age can experience chronic sleep loss, for any number of reasons. The challenge for better sleep doesn’t necessarily wait to emerge in adulthood. Our children are suffering from just as much poor sleep as we are. It’s during youth that many have an opportunity to correct or reverse a sleep problem.

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Sleeptember Tip: 5 ways to a flawless bedhead
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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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Sleeptember Insight: What your bedhead says about your sleep
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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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SB 328: Why is the state of California legislating for later bell times?
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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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