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Jack Johnson

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A Detailed Look at the Steps to a Sleep Study

Posted by Jack Johnson on May 16, 2014 8:00:00 AM

If you are like most people, when your doctor says "You need a sleep study." your first thought is...What's that? Why do I need sleep study? How does that even work?
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Topics: sleep study

What is a CPAP Titration and Is it Truly Necessary?

Posted by Jack Johnson on May 12, 2014 8:39:00 AM

Use of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure, also called CPAP therapy, is needed because it has been determined that your airway tends to be blocked while you sleep.  This can be caused by several factors and has been diagnosed as a result of a previous sleep study.  Once it has been determined that you will need CPAP therapy, the physician will order what is called a Titration study

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Topics: CPAP

What to Expect After Going Through a Sleep Study

Posted by Jack Johnson on May 9, 2014 5:57:00 AM

So you have just spent the night at a sleep lab and are wondering "what did you find out, and what’s next?"  It's a statement we at Alaska Sleep Clinic encounter on a daily basis, usually when a patient wakes up. The answer of course, depends on how your test went.

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Topics: sleep assessment

How Can I Get Used To This CPAP Mask?

Posted by Jack Johnson on Apr 15, 2014 12:29:00 PM

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Topics: CPAP Masks

3 Considerations to Make When Fitted with the Best CPAP Mask

Posted by Jack Johnson on Apr 11, 2014 4:50:00 AM

I hear horror stories all too frequently from patients that have given up on their CPAP because their mask wasn't properly fitted by their CPAP equipment provider. 

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Topics: CPAP Masks

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