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LACK OF SLEEP HAS REACHED EPIDEMIC LEVELS IN THE U.S.[1] IT’S ESTIMATED THAT 70 MILLION AMERICANS SUFFER FROM A SLEEP OR WAKEFULNESS DISORDER.[2]

 

HERE NOW WITH SOME EYE-OPENING INFORMATION ON THE IMPACT THAT SLEEP DISORDERS HAVE ON DAY-TO-DAY ACTIVITIES IS THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE WILLIS-EKBOM DISEASE FOUNDATION, KARLA DZIENKOWSKI.

 

SUGGESTED QUESTIONS:

1.       WHAT ARE THE HEALTH EFFECTS OF NOT GETTING ENOUGH SLEEP?

2.       WHAT ARE SOME OF THE CAUSES OF SLEEP DISTURBANCES?

3.       WHAT IS RESTLESS LEG SYNDROME (RLS) AND WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS?

4.       WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO TALK ABOUT RLS DURING SLEEP AWARENESS WEEK/WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO TALK ABOUT RLS IN RELATION TO SLEEP?

 

5.       WHAT CAN PEOPLE WITH RLS DO TO GET BETTER REST AT NIGHT?

BIOGRAPHY:

 

Karla M. Dzienkowski, RN, BSN - Executive Director - Willis-Ekbom Disease Foundation

Karla M. Dzienkowski, RN, BSN is the Executive Director of the Willis-Ekbom Disease Foundation, also known as the RLS Foundation, located in Rochester, MN.  In her role as Executive Director, Ms. Dzienkowski is responsible for supporting and upholding the mission and goals or the WED Foundation.

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