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Sleep Apnea: 5 Things That Make It Worse

Posted by Veselina Dzhingarova on Aug 6, 2020 8:43:37 AM

If you are one of the 18 million adults in the United States who have obstructive sleep apnea, getting a good night’s sleep can be incredibly challenging. To lead a good quality of life, it’s vital that you are well-rested throughout the night, helping to boost energy levels and stamina.

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Topics: sleep apnea, obstructive sleep apnea, life with sleep apnea

How Sleep Quality Impacts Your Lung Health

Posted by Guest Blogger on Jul 6, 2020 11:59:47 AM

Sleep is considered a basic human biological function, which is crucial to your overall health, including the proper functioning of the respiratory system. The primary respiratory organ is the lungs. Since it alters gas exchange and ventilation, our breathing pattern is believed to be affected by sleep disorders.

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Topics: obstructive sleep apnea, lung, CPAP therapy, coronavirus, CPOD

Getting Life Insurance When You Have Sleep Apnea

Posted by Guest Blogger on May 21, 2020 5:00:00 AM

Sleep apnea is a disorder that is often not understood by doctors who are not a specialist in the field of sleep disorders. On top of that, not many people are knowledgeable on the subject matter. Thus, it can be difficult for people with sleep apnea to apply for life insurance. 

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Topics: sleep apnea, obstructive sleep apnea, CPAP, treatment, life insurance

Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Prevalence, Causes, and Symptoms

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Mar 17, 2020 7:15:00 AM

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Do you find yourself waking often in the middle of the night gasping for breath? Are you chronically tired during the day and often fight to stay awake? Or has your partner told you that you snore loudly every night and often stop breathing in your sleep? At The Alaska Sleep Clinic we receive questions like these all the time. And like our patients, if you've answered yes to any of these questions, you could possibly be suffering from a medical condition known as Obstructive Sleep Apnea(OSA).

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Topics: sleep apnea, obstructive sleep apnea, CPAP, Snoring

5 Most Effective Central Sleep Apnea Treatments

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Jan 18, 2020 1:10:00 AM

Unlike sleep disorders that are easier to diagnose and understand, central sleep apnea (CSA) can be baffling.

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Topics: obstructive sleep apnea, sleep disorders, CPAP, BPAP

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