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World Stroke Day: Untreated Sleep Apnea and Strokes

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Oct 29, 2019 11:08:04 AM

Today is World Stroke Day, a time to review lifestyle choices to gauge our personal risk factors for stroke. One of the key assessments we all need to make relates to how well we breathe during sleep. Do we snore or have problems breathing as we sleep?

Untreated sleep apnea and stroke may be associated, but treatment for sleep apnea can help prevent stroke.

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

Diagnosing and Treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Therapies & Surgeries

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Sep 25, 2019 9:32:00 AM

So you've done your research and discovered that you may have the symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). You've even come to the conclusion that your snoring, nocturnal breathing cessations, daytime drowsiness, and restless sleep may be causes for concern, but you're still not quite sure if it's worthy of a visit to the doctor's office.

AtThe Alaska Sleep Clinic, we want to help you on your road to healthier sleeping habits. That's why we've created a guideline to help you through the steps from when to contact a doctor to methods of diagnosing OSA, and treatment options. 

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Topics: obstructive sleep apnea, children, CPAP, BPAP, therapies, treatment

5 Reasons Why You Should Write Down Your Dreams

Posted by Lilian Chifley on Mar 27, 2019 10:00:00 AM

You may not think much about your dreams, but they can be powerful sources of information about what is going on in your subconscious. Whenever you fall asleep, it is actually your conscious self that goes to sleep.

Your unconscious is still very much active, and that is when it comes out to play, bringing to the fore ideas that have been lying within for a long time. If you actually aid more attention to your dreams, you might end up with answers to your deepest questions and solutions to your most challenging problems.

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Topics: obstructive sleep apnea, dreams, journal

Video: 5 Signs Chronic Snoring May be Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Jan 23, 2019 2:23:00 PM

The Alaska Sleep Clinic's Educational Web Series shows you 5 reasons why your chronic snoring may be more than just a noisy nuisance.

If your snoring is loud, regular, and occuring on a nightly basis, it is possible that it may be linked to a more serious problem such as obstructive sleep apnea. If you believe that you or your bedpartner's snoring may be a cause for concern, watch the video below for more information.

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Topics: obstructive sleep apnea, Snoring

New Studies Show Sleep Apnea May Lead to Alzheimer's

Posted by Tara Bahrampour on Sep 24, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Getting a solid night's sleep is crucial not only for feeling good the next day - there is increasing evidence that it may also protect against dementia, according to new research presented Tuesday at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference in London.

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Topics: obstructive sleep apnea, alzheimer's

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