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Insomnia

Sleep insomnia is common, but it’s not normal. Don’t just grin and bear it. Let us help you solve it.

3.3M

Canadians suffer with insomnia 

58%

of people report having difficulty going to sleep or staying asleep

$5,010

The cost of insomnia per person per year (in absenteeism and lost productivity)

What is insomnia?

Insomnia is a sleep disorder that makes it hard to fall asleep, stay asleep and feel rested. Signs of insomnia can include waking up during the night, not being able to fall asleep and waking up too early. Over time, insomnia can drain your energy, impact your mood and affect your health, work performance and quality of life. Thankfully there are ways to treat insomnia and help you feel rested again.

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Causes of insomnia

Underlying medical issues

Hormone imbalances

Pain

Psychological conditions

Stress / anxiety

Alcohol / drugs

Medication / prescriptions

Food / drink

Smoking

Habits / behaviours

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Benefits of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I)

CBT for insomnia is one of the most effective and longest-lasting treatments for sleep problems such as chronic insomnia. It helps patients identify and replace thoughts and behaviours that cause (or worsen) sleep problems. Unlike sleeping pills, CBT-I addresses underlying problems, and not just the symptoms.

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