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The Sleep Center at Oro Valley Hospital continues to make great strides since opening in June 2008.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Sleep Center Supervisor Marty Ukockis looks over the data given from a patient's brain waves, respiratory actions and muscle movements.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Electrodes, which pick up brainwaves, are attached to patients to help doctors better understand why a person isn't getting enough sleep.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Marty Ukockis, a sleep center supervisor, demonstrates the procedures for hooking up a sleep patient, respiratory therapist Roxanne Garcia, to monitors. The Sleep Center is located in the Oro Valley Hospital.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Respiratory Therapist Roxanne Garcia has electrodes attached to her face to demonstrate how a patient is monitored during a stay at the Sleep Center at the Oro Valley Hospital.
The Shining’s follow-up novel, Doctor Sleep.
One of our most important daily activities, critical for the upkeep and proper functioning of our mind, body, and spirit, is also one of our least understood activities.
(NAPSI)—Clinical psychologist Dr. Michael Breus, one of the nation’s top sleep experts, has some advice to offer parents. Known as “The Sleep Doctor,” he’s a widely recognized leader in this ever-evolving field and perhaps best known for his appearances on Dr. Oz, CNN, Oprah, “The View” and “The Doctors.”
“O sleep, O gentle sleep, nature’s soft nurse, how have I frightened thee, that thou no more wilt weigh my eye-lids down and steep my senses in forgetfulness?” — William Shakespeare
Explorer file photo, Many factors influence sleeping patterns, research shows.
(Family Features) Battling crowded shopping centers. Purchasing last minute gifts. Party preparations. Travel arrangements. Hosting family. In addition to cheer and excitement, the holidays also seem to bring never-ending “to do” lists that often cause you to sacrifice basic needs in order to check off every task. One of the first things many people give up is a good night’s sleep – not knowing the crucial role that it plays in staying healthy throughout the holiday rush.
USA, New Jersey, Jersey City, Portrait of woman in winter clothes carrying presents
(NAPSI)—Here’s an eye-opening statistic: According to the National Institutes of Health, adults need seven to eight hours of sleep a night, but nearly 30 percent are getting six or less.
A well-engineered, environmentally friendly, luxury coil innerspring mattress can help you get the kind of sleep at home that people enjoy at luxury hotels. (NAPS)
(BPT) - Whether snuggling in for the night or just trying to catch a few quick winks, your environment plays an important role in determining if you’re counting sheep or counting Zzzs. From noise reduction to lighting, there are a few easy ways you can turn your bedroom into a tranquil oasis.
(NAPSI)—Here are a few eye-opening ideas for new parents on how best to help baby—and the rest of the family—get a good, safe night’s sleep:
Wrap your baby in the kind of comfort that can help him or her sleep better. (NAPS)
(NAPSI)—Like many Americans, you may spend hours at the gym, choose all the right foods and think you’re in peak health—but you could be missing a vital part of the equation.
You’ll not only wake up feeling refreshed after a good night’s sleep, you may well be in better health. (NAPS)
(BPT) - Your bedtime behavior could be wreaking havoc on your sleep. Are you a Workaholic? A Sleeping Beauty? Control Freak or a Plugged-Insomniac? Follow this fun chart below to diagnose your personality and uncover how your quirky routines might be creeping in on valuable sleep time.