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Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Its Role in Diabetes

Posted by ANCSLEEP BLOG on Nov 1, 2018 8:47:43 AM

Common Symptoms of Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Diabetes

Individuals who struggle with diabetes could very well struggle with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Over the past two decades, an increasing number of research have illuminated the fact that many symptoms of diabetes are common in people with OSA. These similarities include:

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Sleep Apnea and High Blood Pressure

Posted by Tyler Britton on Oct 30, 2018 12:18:12 PM

 

Those who know little about sleep apnea oftentimes don't know how exactly it relates to changes in blood pressure. However, sleep apnea can cause a significant and sometimes dangerous increase in blood pressure.

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Effects on Mood

Posted by Tyler Britton on Oct 26, 2018 4:21:28 PM

 

What is Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is, to put it simply, a term that means your breathing repeatedly stops and starts during sleep. There are three types of sleep apnea – the difference between these types relates to what causes the sleep apnea:

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The Link Between Sleep Apnea and Diabetes

Posted by Tyler Britton on Oct 21, 2018 8:12:28 PM

 

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How Sleep Apnea Affects Brain Function

Posted by Tyler Britton on Oct 17, 2018 6:51:38 PM

Sleep apnea, a disorder wherein an individual's breathing recurrently starts and stops, impacts an estimated 22 million Americans. Shockingly, approximately 80% of those affected have moderate or severe obstructive sleep apnea and are undiagnosed. Given these statistics, it's alarming to know that sleep apnea can trigger side effects that can cause harm to a critical organ in your body: the brain.

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How to Treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Posted by Tyler Britton on Oct 5, 2018 10:28:17 AM

What is Sleep Apnea

There are three types of sleep apnea. (1) Obstructive sleep apnea is caused when the upper airway becomes blocked during sleep. This blockage greatly reduces or completely stops airflow, and is usually accompanied by loud snoring.

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Five Common Signs of Sleep Apnea

Posted by Tyler Britton on Oct 1, 2018 8:26:21 AM

What is Sleep Apnea?

Before exploring the signs of sleep apnea, let’s first define the meaning of the disorder. According to The National Sleep Foundation, sleep apnea is defined as “a sleep disorder in which breathing is briefly and repeatedly interrupted during sleep.”

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Long Term Consequences of Untreated Sleep Apnea

Posted by ANCSLEEP BLOG on Sep 21, 2018 9:15:15 AM

The Rise of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatments

Chances are, you have a “famous” snorer in your family – a father, grandfather, husband, brother – whose sleep-time perturbations shake the whole house. Maybe you are the famous snorer.

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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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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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