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Category: Sleep Disorder

It’s that time of the year again! With New Year’s Eve quickly approaching and January just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about what you want to accomplish in the year to come. We already have our New Year’s resolution—we want to help you sleep better in 2022! This means keeping you up…

When you hear the words “sleep apnea treatment”, you might assume that CPAP machines are your only option, and with good reason. CPAP machines are a very effective method for treating obstructive sleep apnea—one of the best options you have! But maybe you’re not quite ready for one or you’d prefer to try out other…

It’s late. You’ve had a long, exhausting day and you can’t wait to get some rest. You snuggle under the covers, all wrapped up in your favourite PJs. Head resting on your cloud-like pillow, you close your eyes and start drifting off to sleep. Until it begins… Just a murmur at first, escalating in volume…

Summer is officially over, and the fall weather is in full swing! That means there shouldn’t be any more disagreements with your partner about which setting the fan or air conditioner should be on, right? Maybe not. If you’re like many couples, you sleep better at different temperatures—in all seasons. So, even if your fan…

When you think of sleep apnea treatment, you probably think of the oxygen mask and tubing we see in airplane safety demonstrations: CPAP machines. While CPAP machines are one of our favourite treatments for sleep apnea, they aren’t our only one. In fact, an increasing number of mask-free alternatives have begun to hit the marketplace,…

There are different types of stress we encounter in our day-to-day lives. You might be rushing to get the kids to school because you overslept, pushing hard at the gym, or approaching a deadline at work. Regardless of the type of stress we encounter, our bodies go into fight-or-flight mode. In response, our body increases…

Young and restless? Middle-aged and sleepless? It’s more common than you think. In North America alone, it’s estimated that upwards of 70 million adults suffer from at least one sleep disorder—that’s a real problem your health can’t afford to ignore. When you’re not getting the rest you need (and deserve), sleeplessness can take its toll….

It starts with the shift into winter—our sunlit hours (and temperatures) drop, dipping us into bouts of depression, lethargy and general unhappiness. Call it what you want, the “winter blues” or just plain “SAD,” Seasonal Affective Disorder affects nearly 10 million Americans every year—and it’s serious business. The thing is: So many of us mistake…

We’ve all been there: Trying to fall asleep when your bed buddy starts sounding the snore train. Snoring is annoying, there’s no question, but it can also be a red flag for more serious health issues. But before you go WebMD-ing the nighttime affliction, you should understand what snoring actually is, why not all snoring…