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Harry Yuan, D.O.

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Sleep Apnea in Children, Part 1: ADHD vs OSA

Posted by Harry Yuan, D.O. on Jul 30, 2018 8:03:00 AM

As humans, there is always a tendency to make mistakes. Doctors can make mistakes when a parent cannot figure out why their child is hyper, inattentive, moody, or impulsive. They act out without a moment’s notice in school and home. For the most part, the diagnoses gravitates towards an ADHD diagnosis. But for children, the symptoms of ADHD and sleep apnea are parallel if you are not asking the right questions.

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Topics: sleep and children, OSA in children, adhd, medication

Which comes first: sleep disorder or ADHD?

Posted by Harry Yuan, D.O. on Nov 9, 2017 4:52:28 PM

Despite much research, how sleep, ADHD, medication, and other disorders are related remains uncertain. Scientists are working to develop a clearer idea of how the different regions of the brain interact and overlap for attention, sleep, and functioning.

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Topics: Sleep, restless leg, sleep problems, circadian rhythm, adhd, bedtime resistance, stimulants, sleep disordered breathing

CPAP Mask Designs for Adults and Children

Posted by Harry Yuan, D.O. on Apr 12, 2017 2:00:00 AM

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

Is Snoring Bad for Your Health? Causes and Health Risks of Snoring

Posted by Harry Yuan, D.O. on Jul 9, 2014 8:35:00 AM

Our primary concern here at The Alaska Sleep Clinic is to help you, and your bed partner, get that much needed rest throughout the night. That's why we feel compelled to tell you about some of the potential health risks associated with frequent snoring.

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Topics: obstructive sleep apnea, Snoring

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