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Take Your CPAP Therapy to the Next Level of Preparedness!

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Aug 8, 2018 2:35:38 PM

Alaska Sleep Clinic is proud to offer you our patients the latest way to power their CPAP machines off the grid...The Venture Volt Walkabout Lithium Battery Banks.


EXPION360 Power Bank

The most powerful portable battery bank, You'll never need anything else.

The EXPION360 Power Bank offers more portable power for its size than other devices on the market today for CPAP use. Imagine using your computer, charging your tablet, charging your smartphone, powering your sleep apnea machine,  communications equipment, ham radios, charging your drone, charging cameras, anywhere! In fact, the Venture Volt power bank has a cigarette lighter style 12v power port and can power just about anything with a 12v male power plug.  

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Topics: CPAP success, CPAP, travel, cpap accessories, battery

Happy Birthday, Paul McCartney

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Jun 18, 2018 7:07:00 PM

Today is Paul McCartney's 76th birthday!  Sir Paul may not use a CPAP machine; but he definitely appreciates good sleep!  After all, he and John Lennon did write these lyrics:

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Topics: CPAP Masks, CPAP, cpap accessories

The Great Outdoors with Sleep Apnea

Posted by Stefanie Leiter on Apr 3, 2018 5:54:00 AM

With distractions filling 24 hours of a day from work, extracurriculars, commuting, and family responsibilities, the time to disconnect has never been more important. Open skies, fresh air, babbling brooks, and an electronic-free zone awaits. Camping, hiking, and backpacking offer opportunities to recharge and reconnect.

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Topics: CPAP Masks, travel, cpap accessories

How much does a sleep apnea machine cost? Costs, Insurance, Rates

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Mar 1, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Does this scenario sound familiar?  You have a snoring problem.  You come into a sleep lab to have a sleep study conducted and find out you have been diagnosed with sleep apnea.

The next thought is “ok, so how do I treat my sleep apnea?”

The most common way to treat sleep apnea is to be put on a positive airway pressure (PAP) machine while you sleep.  PAP Therapy involves placing a small mask or nasal pillows over the nose or nose and mouth and blowing compressed air into the lungs.

PAP machines are also known as Durable Medical Equipment (DME).  DME is the medical term for long lasting medical equipment prescribed by a doctor for use in your home. 

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Topics: CPAP Masks, CPAP, cpap accessories

Traveling With Your CPAP: Keeping It Clean

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Jan 26, 2018 10:25:00 AM

 

Traveling can be a hassle, especially for the CPAP user. 

Alaska Sleep Clinic wants to make your on-the-road CPAP experience a breeze. Here are some tips to help you sleep better while traveling with your CPAP.

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Topics: CPAP Masks, alaska sleep clinic, CPAP, travel, cpap accessories

CPAP Therapy: How it Works, Getting Set up & Results

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Jan 24, 2018 8:06:04 PM

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Topics: CPAP success, CPAP compliance, CPAP Masks, Sleep, obstructive sleep apnea, CPAP, cpap accessories

How to Treat Children with Sleep Apnea Using CPAP Machines

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Jan 24, 2018 4:01:58 PM

Philips Respironics is another popular brand among CPAP users. They offer a variety of masks from nasal pillow masks to full-face masks.  This article will discuss the Wisp Nasal Mask and the DreamWear Nasal Cradle mask.

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Topics: CPAP Masks, children, CPAP, sleep and children, Pediatrics, cpap accessories, Family, sleeping

7 Must-Have CPAP Accessories, Products, & Supplies

Posted by Kevin Phillips on May 8, 2015 8:33:00 PM

We talk a lot about CPAP compliance on our blog, and detail methods and tips you can implement to make your CPAP experience more comfortable. But what about CPAP accessories that help make therapy much easier, more tolerable, and dare we say, even enjoyable?

Here we hightlight are 7 CPAP accessories that every CPAP user should consider purchasing to get the most out of their treatment.

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Topics: cpap accessories

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