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Why Cola is Bad, and Some Alternative Drinks For Better Sleep

We probably don’t need to list all the reasons why Coca-Cola is bad. Most are aware of its absurd sugar content which wreaks havoc on several of the body’s systems. But there are a few reasons to stop drinking this beverage, and other sodas like it, that you may not have considered. Consider the [...]

By |May 8th, 2017|Sleep Deprivation|Comments Off on Why Cola is Bad, and Some Alternative Drinks For Better Sleep

Drowsy Driving Prevention Week

Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 AM on Sunday, November First. Drowsy Driving Prevention Week immediately follows the end of Daylight Saving Time from November 2nd through the 9th. This is an annual public awareness campaign that is committed to alerting drivers about sleep & safety. The Montana Sleep Society joins the National Sleep Foundation [...]

By |October 29th, 2015|Excessive Daytime Sleepiness, Sleep and Health, Sleep Deprivation|Comments Off on Drowsy Driving Prevention Week

Sleep Apnea: Dangers beyond loss of sleep

Snoring is not a normal part of life. While not all snorers have sleep apnea, it is a common sign. If you believe you may be one of the 12 million people with sleep apnea it is time to see a doctor, and not just to get a better night’s rest. Sleep apnea is a [...]

By |June 18th, 2015|Sleep Apnea, Sleep Deprivation|Comments Off on Sleep Apnea: Dangers beyond loss of sleep

Drowsy Driving Prevention: Resources

National Healthy Sleep Awareness Project/ Awake at the Wheel Campaign Drowsy driving is a serious public health threat. This week the National Healthy Sleep Awareness Project launched the "Awake at the Wheel" public education campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of drowsy driving in order to reduce avoidable motor vehicle accidents and save lives. [...]

By |October 24th, 2014|Sleep Deprivation|Comments Off on Drowsy Driving Prevention: Resources