Archive for September, 2014

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Caveman Insomnia – Guest Post by Dr. Jose Colon

Insomnia is common. Sleep health advocates like those who follow Project Sleep and Paradise Sleep know insomnia is seen in people with sleep apnea, narcolepsy, and is flat out high in the general population as well. But why is insomnia…

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Willis-Ekbom disease / Restless Legs Syndrome Awareness Day

Willis-Ekbom disease (WED), also known as restless legs syndrome or RLS, is a common neurologic disorder. Up to 7–10 percent of the U.S. population is living with the disease. WED/RLS results in an irresistible urge to move the legs or…

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What Project Sleep Means To Me – Guest Post by Bridgette Snyder

Prior to October 2012, sleep was just another part of life I struggled to control. As a teenager, I drank coffee to deal with the tiredness that I thought was normal. And when I joined the Navy in 2001, I…

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Project Sleep Rise and Shine Infographic Shines Light on the Importance of Sleep health

Unveiling New “Rise and Shine” Sleep Health Infographic

Project Sleep’s new infographic shines a bright light on sleep health and why catching our zzz’s will make us more attractive and successful! All too often, we skimp on sleep in an attempt to do more and achieve higher in our...
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Sleep Walk Tampa Bay Group

First Annual Sleep Walk Tampa Bay Makes a Big Splash

The first annual Sleep Walk Tampa Bay was a hit, bringing out over 70 participants (and the Bay News 9 television crew) to the TradeWinds Island Grand Resort on August 31st.  The Sleep Walkers were people living with sleep disorders,…

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Idiopathic Hypersomnia Awareness Week (9/8 – 9/14)

Today marked the first day of Idiopathic Hypersomnia Awareness Week.  Idiopathic Hypersomnia (IH) is a rare sleep disorder characterized by excessive daytime sleepiness. People with IH are unrefreshed by nighttime sleep and naps, regardless of duration. Many also have difficulty awakening…

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