Alaska Sleep Education Center

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

How to Deal with Your Partner's Snoring.

Posted by Paisley Hansen on Feb 28, 2020 2:17:00 AM

Do you snore?

While you may not have first-hand experience with your snoring (after all, you asleep), if your partner snores, you know just how annoying that can be. In many cases, it can lead to cases of sleep deprivation or even relationship problems down the road.

The good news is, there are some things you can do to help your partner and help yourself, ensuring you both get a good night’s sleep.

What Type of Snorer Are They?

Did you know that approximately 45% of adults snore occasionally? If your partner is in this group, you may be tempted to sleep on the sofa or have begun sleeping with ear plugs; however, there are some methods you can use to help them overcome this problem, which will benefit both of you.

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Topics: alaska sleep clinic, Snoring, marriage, sleep apnea dangers

90 Million Americans Will Be Snoring This Valentines Day

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Feb 13, 2020 10:48:12 AM

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Topics: alaska sleep clinic, sleep apnea, Snoring, marriage

Stop Snoring and Sleep Better at Night

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Oct 22, 2019 9:21:26 AM

A snore is called noisy breathing during sleep, but it can also be the beginning of something life-threatening. People who snore are at risk of developing chronic sleep disorders and over the long term, serious health problems. To stop snoring, It is important to know what causes snoring and what can be done to address an individual problem.

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Topics: Snoring

Stop Snoring and Sleep Better at Night

Posted by Juan Koss, M.D. on Oct 14, 2019 10:40:00 AM

A snore is called noisy breathing during sleep, but it can also be the beginning of something life-threatening. People who snore are at risk of developing chronic sleep disorders and over the long term, serious health problems. To stop snoring, It is important to know what causes snoring and what can be done to address an individual problem.

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Topics: Snoring, treatment, sleep disordered breathing

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