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Take Your CPAP Therapy to the Next Level of Preparedness!

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Aug 8, 2018 2:35:38 PM

Alaska Sleep Clinic is proud to offer you our patients the latest way to power their CPAP machines off the grid...The Venture Volt Walkabout Lithium Battery Banks.

EXPION360 Power Bank

The most powerful portable battery bank, You'll never need anything else.

The EXPION360 Power Bank offers more portable power for its size than other devices on the market today for CPAP use. Imagine using your computer, charging your tablet, charging your smartphone, powering your sleep apnea machine,  communications equipment, ham radios, charging your drone, charging cameras, anywhere! In fact, the Venture Volt power bank has a cigarette lighter style 12v power port and can power just about anything with a 12v male power plug.  

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Topics: cpap accessories, CPAP, CPAP success, travel, battery

16 Tips for Traveling with a CPAP machine

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Jun 7, 2018 5:19:00 AM

One of the most common questions we get asked here at The Alaska Sleep Clinic is "how can I travel with my CPAP machine?" Many of our patients travel frequently to the "lower 48" for vacations and to visit family, and quite a few of our residents have "slope" jobs which require them to be away from home for long periods of time between R&R breaks.

Living with sleep apnea can be difficult enough without all of the extra hassles associated with travel. Many patients find having to use a CPAP machine every night at home challenging enough (at least initially), and the idea of having to travel with their machine almost too much to bear.

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Topics: CPAP, travel

Sleeping Well On Vacation

Posted by Stefanie Leiter on May 15, 2018 8:35:00 AM

In 2017, more than $2.8 billion dollars a day was spent on travel: $32,800 a second. U.S. residents for the year took 1.8 billion trips. It is guaranteed that when summer traveling, you will support one of the 15.2 million American jobs that support the tourism industry.

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Topics: summer, travel, losing sleep

The Great Outdoors with Sleep Apnea

Posted by Stefanie Leiter on Apr 3, 2018 5:54:00 AM

With distractions filling 24 hours of a day from work, extracurriculars, commuting, and family responsibilities, the time to disconnect has never been more important. Open skies, fresh air, babbling brooks, and an electronic-free zone awaits. Camping, hiking, and backpacking offer opportunities to recharge and reconnect.

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Topics: travel, CPAP Masks, cpap accessories

Traveling With Your CPAP: Keeping It Clean

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Jan 26, 2018 10:25:00 AM


Traveling can be a hassle, especially for the CPAP user. 

Alaska Sleep Clinic wants to make your on-the-road CPAP experience a breeze. Here are some tips to help you sleep better while traveling with your CPAP.

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Topics: CPAP, cpap accessories, CPAP Masks, travel, alaska sleep clinic

How To Travel With CPAP? 3 tips on how to travel with sleep apnea

Posted by Laci Michaud on Feb 16, 2016 6:08:08 PM



With the annual Spring Break vacations right around the corner, the staff at the Alaska Sleep Clinic sees an influx of patients coming in asking questions such as “how do I travel when I have sleep apnea?”

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Topics: Sleep, apnea, CPAP, travel

CPAP Machines and Camping: A Review of the Best Equipment

Posted by Kevin Phillips on Jul 7, 2014 5:43:00 PM

It’s summer time. The days are longer, the weather is warmer, and the call for adventure is getting stronger. You crave to be able to spend more time in the great outdoors with friends and family, or perhaps even a little alone time far from the hustle and bustle of daily life.

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Topics: travel

Sleeping on the Open Road

Posted by Jennifer Christensen on Sep 25, 2013 12:30:00 PM

Spending the night in your car is something that most Alaskan’s probably prefer to pass up. But on occasion it is the cheapest option and sometimes the only option. Weather you’re nodding off at the wheel and need to grab a quick cat nap or on a road trip and want to save money on overnight room and board, your car can be an option if you are prepared.

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Topics: alaska sleep clinic, Sleep, travel

How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep on a Business Trip

Posted by Jennifer Christensen on Jul 8, 2013 3:13:00 PM

Flights. Jet lag.  Hotel rooms. Meetings. Conferences. Drinks.

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Topics: travel, Sleep

Tips for how to manage jet lag

Posted by Jennifer Christensen on Jun 5, 2013 3:48:00 PM

If you’ve traveled rapidly over several time zones, you’ve likely dealt with jet lag. The official term for jet lag is “desynchronosis,” a condition that results from alterations to the body's circadian rhythms resulting from rapid transmeridian (east–west or west–east) travel on aircraft. That means jet lag is a totally new human experience – it is only as old as traveling by airplane. It can be tough to manage jet leg, but we can help. 

The rule of thumb is you should expect a day of recovery for each time zone crossed. Some ways to help you deal with jet lag are:

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Topics: alaska sleep clinic, travel

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