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How Opiate Medications Affect Sleep

Posted by ANCSLEEP BLOG on Apr 6, 2021 11:39:00 AM

Do Opiate Medications Cause Sleep Problems?

Opiate use is at an all-time high in the US. It is a serious epidemic in many cities, especially in Anchorage. It goes without saying that opiate dependency can have dramatic effects on someone’s psychological and physical health. In light of this, lifestyle problems and periphery effects of opiate addiction or taking opiate medications, such as sleep health, go virtually unacknowledged.

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Topics: Better Sleep

Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Its Role in Diabetes

Posted by ANCSLEEP BLOG on Apr 1, 2021 11:35:00 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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Topics: Sleep Apnea

How to Treat Insomnia

Posted by ANCSLEEP BLOG on Mar 23, 2021 11:26:00 AM

What is Insomnia

“Insomnia” is a word that most people frequently toss around to describe cases of sleeplessness. However, the disorder is actually a complicated umbrella term that includes multiple conditions varying in severity.

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Topics: Insomnia

Long Term Consequences of Untreated Sleep Apnea

Posted by ANCSLEEP BLOG on Mar 22, 2021 11:26:00 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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Topics: Sleep Apnea

Introducing DreamStation Go for CPAP Travel

Posted by ANCSLEEP BLOG on Mar 19, 2021 11:23:00 AM


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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The Top 7 Dangers of Sleep Deprivation

Posted by ANCSLEEP BLOG on Mar 18, 2021 11:22:00 AM

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 Mar 17, 2021 11:21:00 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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GERD and Sleep Disorders

Posted by ANCSLEEP BLOG on Mar 16, 2021 11:20:00 AM


It’s not surprising that the week of Thanksgiving was chosen as GERD awareness week, especially with our tendency to indulge in a little too much of everything!  GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) is a common disease that affects millions of Americans.

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

Posted by ANCSLEEP BLOG on Mar 15, 2021 11:20:00 AM


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 Mar 14, 2021 12:19:00 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

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