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Press Releases

These 3 Common Sleep Aids Actually Do More Harm Than Good!

If you dread going to bed at night because you know you’ll spend more time tossing and turning than actually sleeping, you are not alone. 

“Many people turn to common sleep aids to try to get to sleep, but according to Lauri Leadley, sleep expert, and President of Valley Sleep Center,  “The common sleep aids that most of us turn to can be actually be doing us more harm than good!” 

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How to Choose the Best Mattress for Optimal Sleep

Having a good mattress is crucial both for getting a great night’s sleep and for the heath of your back and neck. You should choose a mattress that offers you the right amount of support for your body, level of comfort for your sleeping posture, and room for sleeping....

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The Importance of Men’s Health

By: Lauri Leadley, CCSH, RPSGT- Clinical Sleep Educator|Sleep Coach While a number of health conditions are specific to men, including prostate cancer and low testosterone, men also tend to suffer from high risk health conditions, such as heart disease and colon...

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How Does Sleep Apnea Affect a Child?

By: Lauri Leadley, CCSH, RPSGT – Clinical Sleep Educator|Sleep Coach Sleep apnea is not an age-related sleep disorder. Even children can suffer from the condition and may exhibit the common symptoms of loud snoring, frequent pauses in their breathing cycle, and waking...

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Media Appearances


June 20, 2016 – Is It Better to Sleep Twice a Day or Just One (Fox 10 Phoenix)

February 18, 2016: – Sleeping on the Job? Some Employers want you to.   (3TV Phoenix)


November 6, 2015 – Valley Sleep Center ABC 15 Commercial

November 5, 2015 – Sleep and Lack of It (Newsladies.net) (Teaser)

November 2, 2015 – Holidays Can Run You Down, Ruin Your Sleep (AZ Central.com)

October 5, 2015 – Most Everyone Experiences Insomnia at Times (AZ Central.com)

September 2, 2015 – Say No to These 3 Things for a Better Night’s Sleep(AZ Central.com)

July 22, 2015 – How to Get a Better Night’s Rest (Rachael Ray)

June 29, 2015 – How to Stay Cool and Sleep Better During the Summer(AZ Central.com)

June 5, 2015 – 5 Sleep Myths You Can Consider Busted (AZ Central.com)

April 24, 2015 – Short Naps Can Improve Performance (The Arizona Republic)

2014 and earlier

April 9, 2014 – Sleep Tips to Combat the Heat (92.3 KTAR FM)

Dec 2, 2013 – Health Experts Warn of “Email Apnea” on Cyber Monday (CBS 5)

Nov 24, 2013 – ASU Spirit of Enterprise Winners Honored (Phoenix Business Journal)

Nov 21, 2013 – Overweight Truckers Should be Screened for Sleep Apnea (92.3 KTAR FM)

Aug 30, 2012 – Use Your 5 Senses to Get a Better Night’s Sleep (ABC 15 Phoenix)

Feb 16, 2012 – Introducing Our Top 25 Women in Business (Phoenix Business Journal


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