Sleep Well and Live Blog

Sleep Styles: Humans vs Animals 

Posted by Thursday, July 13, 2017 2:16:00 PM
We're excited about attending Snooze at the Zoo August 10th, 11th and 12th! In the spirit of the event we thought we'd share a little of what we've learned about animals and how they sleep! Just as sleep is important for humans, it... read more

Sleep During the Holiday Season - How to Survive 

Posted by Tuesday, December 1, 2015 9:58:00 AM
Following some general sleep rules of thumb will help you survive the holiday season without becoming exhausted and run down. Practicing good "sleep hygiene" is not only beneficial during the added stress of the holidays, but all year long. Stick... read more

Monday Meet and Greet: Erin Crawford 

Posted by Monday, September 14, 2015 4:04:00 PM
Erin Crawford DME Manager Erin Crawford has been working in the Sleep Wellness Institute’s durable medical equipment (DME) department for over six years. During this time, she has distinguished herself as an... read more

Nap Knowledge: What should I do on the day of my sleep study? 

Posted by Thursday, August 27, 2015 4:16:00 PM
Preparing for a diagnostic sleep study can be a daunting task. In many cases, the patient is new to the concept of an overnight study and unsure of what to expect during the procedure. Specifically, there is a lot of confusion regarding how a... read more

Pediatric sleep apnea and school performance 

Posted by Tuesday, August 25, 2015 10:36:00 AM
As the summer winds down and back-to-school season approaches, your child’s sleep becomes increasingly important. The duration and quality of sleep for developing children have been shown to be strongly correlated to performance in the... read more

CDC recommends middle and high schools begin class later 

Posted by Tuesday, August 18, 2015 2:48:00 PM
Summer is winding down and so are the number of days your child can sleep well into the morning. Soon you will be resuming the daily struggle of dragging your son or daughter out of their comfortable beds to get ready for class. Should this be the... read more

Nap Knowledge: Why do I need a script for supplies? 

Posted by Tuesday, July 28, 2015 10:32:00 AM
CPAP supply companies are required to have a script for CPAP masks, humidifiers and machines. This has been frustrating for a lot of patients. We understand your pain. It seems like an unnecessary hassle for something that you may have been using... read more

Monday Meet and Greet: Latasha Smith-Hayes 

Posted by Monday, July 27, 2015 10:58:00 AM
Latasha Smith-Hayes Staff Accountant Latasha joined the Sleep Wellness Institute back in December of 2013 and has been an integral part of the finance team since. Serving as the company’s staff accountant, she is one of the many competent... read more

Five ways sleep is impeding your weight loss goals 

Posted by Monday, July 20, 2015 4:08:00 PM
Sleep may be playing a more significant role in your summer weight loss plan than you might expect. Aside from the obvious effects of low energy levels, sleep deprivation might also be influencing your behavior and body chemistry. Whether you are... read more

Monday Meet and Greet: Skyler Baake 

Posted by Monday, July 13, 2015 3:19:00 PM
Skyler Baake, RPSGT, RST Clinical Coordinator Skyler began working with the Sleep Wellness Institute in 2005 after moving to the Milwaukee area from Onaga, Kan. Skyler holds credentials as both a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT), ... read more
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