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Can't Sleep? What You Need to Know About Insomnia

Posted by ANCSLEEP BLOG on Jul 26, 2017 5:00:00 PM

 

It may help to know that you're not alone in your quest for better sleep. Research studies demonstrate that approximately 25% of people suffer from some form of sleep disorder. Yet, sleep deprivation can impose detrimental effects on individuals and the people around them.

 

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6 Great Yoga Poses for Sleep

Posted by ANCSLEEP BLOG on Jul 20, 2017 4:20:48 PM

 

Stress and sleep deprivation, one of the most vicious cycles we endure. We will often find it difficult to fall asleep due to our worries and stress, and in turn, the next day we will undergo even more stress due to lack of sleep. A survey completed by the Huffington Post found that in the U.S., sleep deprivation is a major source of stress among adults.

 

 

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Topics: Better Sleep, Yoga

What to Expect During an Overnight Sleep Study

Posted by ANCSLEEP BLOG on Jul 13, 2017 1:30:00 PM

 

Your sleep does not have to be a mystery. A sleep study is a reliable, scientific, and painless way to find out why you don't sleep as well as you would like.  It gives you valuable insight into the process of how you sleep. But it doesn't just give you understanding. It can also provide you with answers. With the results, a sleep specialist will be able to develop a plan of treatment to help you finally get the kind of sleep you want and need.

 

 

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The Top 7 Dangers of Sleep Deprivation

Posted by ANCSLEEP BLOG on Jul 7, 2017 2:15:00 PM

Most people don’t get enough sleep. We are a society that burns the candle at both ends, a nation where people stay up all night to study, work, or have fun. However, going without adequate sleep carries with it both short- and long-term consequences.

 

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Why You Should Keep a Sleep Diary

Posted by ANCSLEEP BLOG on Jul 1, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Do you wake up earlier than you’d like or have trouble falling asleep at night and staying asleep? Are you excessively tired throughout the day and/or having difficulty concentrating at work or school? Do you rely heavily on caffeine to keep you awake? Does the sleep you do get feel restorative, or does it feel inadequate? If you said “yes” to any of these questions, there is a chance that you suffer from a sleep disorder.

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Introducing DreamStation Go for CPAP Travel

Posted by ANCSLEEP BLOG on Jun 29, 2017 12:00:00 PM

 

We are so excited to let you know about the latest technology for people with sleep apnea. Ultra-portable, compact, seamlessly integrated and superior quality are just a few of the adjectives used to describe the NEW DreamStation Go by Philips. Anchorage Sleep Center is proud to introduce you to a new portable CPAP machine which delivers on all of the features sleep apnea patients desire in a unit. The just released Philips DreamStation Go hits the sweet spot – size and portability with all the functionality necessary for uncompromised results. Here are some reasons the DreamStation Go is expected to be a big hit with individuals in therapy for sleep apnea.

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New Year, New CPAP?

Posted by ANCSLEEP BLOG on Dec 30, 2016 3:15:00 PM

Is it time to upgrade your CPAP?

 

Is your CPAP machine noisy?  Is it keeping you and/or your partner awake at night?  If your CPAP is three years old or older, there’s a good chance that it is. There are new CPAP machines that are quieter, lighter and auto-titrating. Meaning they automatically adjust to the optimal pressure settings. 

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Polar Nights: lack of natural light and how it effects us

Posted by ANCSLEEP BLOG on Dec 21, 2016 12:27:49 PM
 
Alaskan’s have enjoyed another Summer of the Midnight Sun but Winter is upon us so here come those dark days. We now have our next challenge to face, Polar Nights. As the bears crawl into their dens for their long winter naps, we would be glad to join them. The sun driven energy from the Summer is gone and we are up against the health challenges of trying to wake up in darkness.
 
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Traveling with CPAP

Posted by ANCSLEEP BLOG on Dec 16, 2016 1:02:25 PM

 

The holiday season has arrived! Not only should you be excited, but there is so much to look forward to. Time with family and friends, shopping and traveling are all many things that we take part in during the holiday season. However, for patients with mild-to-moderate obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), going untreated while traveling can put them in line for serious health consequences, not to mention limiting the enjoyment of their trip. And, let’s face it, sleep apnea doesn’t take a holiday but here are a few quick tips to make traveling with sleep apnea a little less cumbersome.

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CPAP Equipment Cleaning Tips

Posted by ANCSLEEP BLOG on Dec 9, 2016 4:01:03 PM
 

Are you or a loved one a CPAP user? They can change your life, but up to 50% of people stop using them within one year. Why? Because most find the maintenance of their equipment daunting. At first it might seem overwhelming but understand with time it will become as routine as brushing your teeth. 

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Topics: Sleep, Health, Tips, CPAP, OSA, Cleaning