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Alaska Sleep Education Center

What Is Sleep Apnea? - A Refresher Course, Part 3

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Nov 28, 2018 3:31:00 PM

Central sleep apnea


PSG system showing a central apnea.
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Topics: life with sleep apnea, OSA

What Is Sleep Apnea? - A Refresher Course, Part 2

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Nov 27, 2018 12:00:00 PM

Diagnosis

Sleep apnea may be diagnosed by the evaluation of symptoms, risk factors and observation, (e.g., excessive daytime sleepiness and fatigue) but the gold standard for diagnosis is a formal sleep study (polysomnography, or sometimes a reduced-channels home-based test).

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Topics: life with sleep apnea, OSA

What Is Sleep Apnea? - A Refresher Course, Part 1

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Nov 26, 2018 3:12:28 PM

Sleep apnea, also spelled sleep apnoea, is a sleep disorder characterized by pauses in breathing or periods of shallow breathing during sleep.  Each pause can last for a few seconds to a few minutes and they happen many times a night. In the most common form, this follows loud snoring

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Topics: life with sleep apnea, OSA

Avoiding Sleep Disruptions During the Holidays

Posted by Natalie Dautovich, from Sleep.org on Nov 25, 2018 11:01:00 AM

Despite looking forward to the holiday season, many people emerge from the holidays feeling the effects on their physical and emotional well-being. Often, disrupted sleep is the culprit.

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Topics: holiday, circadian rhythm

Kids, Sleep and the Holidays

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Nov 24, 2018 10:53:00 AM

The end of the year--the holiday season--is a popular time for families to travel and visit relatives, or have grandparents and others visit to celebrate the holidays together. It is also a time when families' usual schedules are inevitably disrupted, and sleep schedules frequently suffer as well, for both children and their parents. Kids of all ages, from infants to adolescents, are likely to experience sleep difficulties in the six weeks or so between Thanksgiving and the first week in January.

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Topics: cognitive sleep issues, kids, holiday

Happy Thanksgiving!

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Nov 23, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Alyeska International Inc. would like to take a moment to wish everyone a safe and happy holiday!!

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Topics: holiday, alaska sleep clinic

Black Friday Is a Great Day to Sleep!

Posted by Kristen Havens, www.SleepResolutions.com on Nov 22, 2018 6:00:00 PM

The day after Thanksgiving isn't a day of rest for everybody. Some people need to go back to work on Friday. Some sign up to run turkey trot 10Ks or marathons. Others dedicate their day off to volunteering by helping the less fortunate at soup kitchens. But for many Americans, that jump on the long weekend means shopping: waking up early and getting out of the house for Black Friday sales. 

Some shoppers, famously, get in line on Thursday night and camp outside stores so they can get a jump on the competition when the doors open. Some stores open as early as midnight to accommodate eager customers fueled by the excitement of getting good deals before inventory runs out. 

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Topics: stress, holiday, beauty sleep

Happy Thanksgiving!

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Nov 22, 2018 12:00:00 PM

Alyeska International Inc. would like to take a moment to wish everyone a safe and happy holiday!!

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Topics: holiday, alaska sleep clinic

Holiday Stress: Don't Just Manage; Find a Way to Enjoy

Posted by Stefanie Leiter on Nov 22, 2018 11:25:00 AM

 

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Topics: stress, holiday, Family, losing sleep

Happy Thanksgiving!

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Nov 21, 2018 10:00:00 PM

Alyeska International Inc. would like to take a moment to wish everyone a safe and happy holiday!!

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Topics: holiday, alaska sleep clinic

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