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Sleep Resources

Sleep, like nutrition and physical activity, is a critical component of health and well-being. Insufficient sleep and poor sleep quality have been associated with numerous chronic diseases, including diabetes, heart disease, and obesity. Those who get enough sleep typically have better weight control, more energy, and a stronger immune system.

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GatorCare has compiled resources to help you improve your sleep habits and live a healthier life. Participate in our 28-day sleep challenge, view a webinar on sleep health, or read more about sleep disorders and commonly asked questions at

Sleep Webinars

Healthy Sleep: Guidelines for Improved Sleep Quality

Clinical Psychologist Jessica Payne-Murphy with the UF Insomnia and Behavioral Sleep Medicine Clinic presents evidence-based approaches to improving your slumber. Dr. Murphy breaks down the 3P model of insomnia and presents cognitive-behavioral techniques for breaking the cycle of poor sleep habits.

Sleep Problems: Emotional and Physical Wellbeing

Dr. Khurshid is a psychiatrist, board-certified in sleep medicine. Dr. Khurshid presents on the bi-directional relationships between sleep problems and medical or psychiatric conditions. He presents common medical conditions that can have a causal relationship on poor sleep, and tips for improving sleep hygiene.

Sleep Well

Lauren Arce, Nurse Coordinator at Shands Arts in Medicine, dives into sleep essentials, including insufficient sleep syndrome, dreams, the stages of sleep, the health consequences of sleeplessness, and sleep hygiene recommendations.

Sleep Resources

Sleep Challenge

GatorCare presents a 28-day, self-paced sleep challenge for improving your sleep habits. Take a sleep self-assessment and receive tips for improving your sleep hygiene.

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UF Health Sleep Center

The UF Health Sleep Center provides diagnosis and treatment for a variety of sleep disorders in adults and children. View their website for more information.

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Sleep Foundation

The Sleep Foundation presents information about sleep hygiene, insomnia, dreams, snoring, finding the best mattress, and more. Information reviewed by field experts.

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