Alaska Sleep Education Center

Sleep Sickness and International Travel

Posted by Stefanie Leiter on Jun 18, 2019 9:15:00 AM

International travel has never been more popular. College campuses offer cultural and service-oriented trips to experience the world outside the classroom. Church groups travel overseas to help with the sick or dying in remote villages and work projects for clean water. Families travel abroad for educational purposes or child adoptions.

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Topics: travel, sickness

Packing for Better Sleep on Vacation

Posted by Stefanie Leiter on Apr 5, 2019 12:00:00 PM

Traveling has never been easier for business or pleasure. With apps for white noise and electronic devices to help pass the time on a plane, you can pack your way to a better international or domestic flight. By following these packing tips and recognizing the signs of travel fatigue, you will be on your way to a more relaxing vacation.

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Topics: travel, sleep deprivation

Travel-Tested Tips for Productive Sleeping on Planes

Posted by Guest Blogger: Scott Matthews on Mar 7, 2019 6:00:00 AM

Noise. Restricted legroom. People climbing all over you. There’s also that noise coming from small children playing games (loudly) on their smartphone. Some of them even scream.

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Topics: travel, sleep deprivation, flying

How To Travel With Sleep Apnea Equipment This Holiday Season

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Dec 21, 2018 8:11:00 PM

Once you’ve experienced the relief of a CPAP machine and other associated devices give you while you sleep, it’s almost frightening to imagine having to stop using them, even for a little.

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Topics: travel, daytime sleepiness, holidays

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

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Dec 20, 2018 2:00:00 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

Take Your CPAP Therapy to the Next Level of Preparedness!

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Aug 8, 2018 10:35:38 AM

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 success, CPAP, travel, cpap accessories, battery

16 Tips for Traveling with a CPAP machine

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Jun 7, 2018 1:19:00 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 4:35:00 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: travel, losing sleep, summer

The Great Outdoors with Sleep Apnea

Posted by Stefanie Leiter on Apr 3, 2018 1:54:00 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: CPAP Masks, travel, cpap accessories

Traveling With Your CPAP: Keeping It Clean

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Jan 26, 2018 6:25:00 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 Masks, alaska sleep clinic, CPAP, travel, cpap accessories

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