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Negative Side Effects of Sleeping Disorders

Posted by Tyler Britton on Mar 26, 2021 11:30:00 AM

Negative Side Effects of Sleeping Disorders

The majority of individuals who seek professional help for their sleeping disorder admit that they waited too long. Their record of adverse symptoms is usually long. After receiving treatment, the most common exclamation sleep specialists hear from patients is, “Why didn’t I do this sooner?”

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Topics: Health

5 Ways to Improve Sleep Time and Quality

Posted by Tyler Britton on Mar 24, 2021 11:27:00 AM

 

Improving Sleep Time/Quality Takes Effort in 21st Century

As great as modern technology and global access to goods and services are, they have made it significantly harder to get a good night’s rest. It’s reasonable to assume that people 100 years ago probably slept better and longer than people today.

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Topics: Health

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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Diabetes and Sleep Apnea

Posted by ANCSLEEP BLOG on Mar 12, 2021 11:14:00 AM


 

 

The treat crazed celebration has past and now we are all resetting until the next self indulgent holiday. During this time we can focus on an important month ahead. November is American Diabetes Month. 

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7 Foods to Help You Sleep Better

Posted by ANCSLEEP BLOG on Mar 11, 2021 10:38:00 AM

Tired and stressed? Join the club. Forty percent of Americans report having symptoms of insomnia at some point within a given year, according to the National Sleep Foundation

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IBD and Poor Sleep

Posted by ANCSLEEP BLOG on Mar 10, 2021 10:36:00 AM

 

 

Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) is a waxing and waning disease characterized by diarrhea, abdominal pain and weight loss. IBD, which include Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, affects as many as 1.6 million Americans, most of whom are diagnosed before age 30. Since there is no cure to these diseases, patients are relieved when they go into remission.

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CPAP Equipment Cleaning Tips

Posted by ANCSLEEP BLOG on Mar 9, 2021 10:35:00 AM
 

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

Haunted Health: Watch out for these scary signs.

Posted by ANCSLEEP BLOG on Mar 8, 2021 10:33:00 AM

Happy Healthy Halloween!

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New Year, New CPAP?

Posted by ANCSLEEP BLOG on Mar 7, 2021 10:31:00 AM

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 Mar 6, 2021 10:30:00 AM
 
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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