Sleep Centers Rosemount MN

Is there any real science behind the myth of beauty sleep? More and more experts say yes. Scientific studies haven’t looked at how sleep affects appearance directly—for example, the way the lack of it impacts skin renewal—but we do know that our bodies repair cells and tissues while we sleep. But if you can't sleep well, what are you going to do? Read on to find the solution.

Michael G Saribalas, DO
(651) 645-3115
Burnsville, MN
Specialties
Sleep Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Kirksville Coll Of Osteo Med, Kirksville Mo 63501
Graduation Year: 1992

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Minnesota Sleep Institute
(952) 567-7412
501 Nicollet Boulevard E
Burnsville, MN
Ages Seen
18+ years old

Pediatric Sleep Disorders Program Children's Hospitals & Clinics of Minnesota - St. Paul
(651) 220-6201
345 N. Smith Avenue
St. Paul, MN
Doctors Refferal
Yes for PSG''s No for Clinic Evaluation
Ages Seen
1 day to 21 years
Insurance
Insurance: All
Medicare: No
Medicaid: Yes

Noran Clinic Sleep Center
(612) 879-1653
2828 Chicago Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN
Ages Seen
13

The Sleep Center at the University of Minnesota Medical Center/ Fairview
(612) 273-3396
606 24th Avenue S
Minneapolis, MN
Ages Seen
15+

Michael G Saribalas, DO
(651) 645-3115
2545 Chicago Ave Ste 701
Minneapolis, MN
Specialties
Psychiatry, Sleep Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Kirksville College Of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville Mo 63501
Graduation Year: 1992

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Minnesota Sleep Institute - Woodbury
(952) 867-7400
8380 City Centre Drive
Woodbury, MN
Ages Seen
8+

Fairview Diagnostic Sleep Center Fairview Southdale Hospital
(952) 924-5053
6405 France Avenue S.
Edina, MN
Ages Seen
18-geriatric

Minnesota Sleep Institute - Edina
(952) 567-7412
7450 France Avenue S
Edina, MN
Ages Seen
>16

Minnesota Regional Sleep Disorders Center Hennepin County Medical Center
(612) 873-6201
900 South 8th Street
Minneapolis, MN
Doctors Refferal
Preferred but not necessary
Ages Seen
Newborn - 80+
Insurance
Insurance: Most insurances accepted
Medicare: Yes
Medicaid: Yes

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By Kathy Summers

As we rush to meet life’s demands, we often miss out on badly needed beauty sleep. When our heads finally hit the pillow, our minds whirl out of control, or our spouses snore, or our kids call out for comfort in the night. Instead of drifting off to dreamland, we toss and turn and then wake up the next morning looking bedraggled, with a sallow complexion, sagging posture, and puffy, dark rimmed eyes.

“Everyone has had the experience of not getting enough sleep and looking terrible the next day,” says Michael Twery, PhD, director of the National Center on Sleep Disorders at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Our mothers told us to get a good night’s sleep to avoid catching a cold, and while that certainly seems to be the case, Twery says, our looks may suffer as well. “Resistance to infection seems to decline when we don’t get adequate sleep, and that doesn’t help our appearance.”

But is there any real science behind the myth of beauty sleep? More and more experts say yes. Scientific studies haven’t looked at how sleep affects appearance directly—for example, the way the lack of it impacts skin renewal—but we do know that our bodies repair cells and tissues while we sleep. Research also supports the notion that poor sleep patterns lead to poor health—and poor health can make us look a little less beautiful.

“You need sleep to look good because of the way it affects muscle growth, body weight, your risk for heart disease, your ability to age well, and so many other things,” says Sara Mednick, PhD, a research scientist at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, California, and author of Take a Nap! Change Your Life (Workman, 2006). Even a quick catnap reduces the effects of stress by lowering the hormone cortisol, and stress plays a major role in aging.

More importantly, in a study of more than 23,000 adults conducted at Harvard School of Public Health, those who took regular naps had a 37 percent lower risk of dying from a heart attack than people who didn’t nap, and taking occasional naps lowered the risk by 12 percent.

When we fall short of our optimum eight hours, napping helps our bodies carry out the regenerative tasks that only occur during sleep to keep us healthy, alert, and, yes, looking our best.

Forty winks and weight loss

Sleep contributes as much to our well-being as eating right and exercising, but the average American adult sleeps less than seven hoursa night, compared to nine hours in 1910. Sleeping only five hours a night may change our appearance because of the link between obesity and insufficient sleep. Lack of sleep lowers leptin levels and raises ghrelin, two hormones that regulate appetite, according to a study at Stanford University. Skimping on sleep also increases the risk of developing type-2 diabetes, a lifestyle disease linked to weight gain.

“It sounds counterintuitive because you think you’re burning more calories by staying awake and active,” says Helene A...

Author: Kathy Summers

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