Insomnia.

Can't Sleep? Blame Your Neurons

University of Toronto News | Posted 08.22.2014 | Canada Living
University of Toronto News

Reported online August 20 in the journal Brain, the new findings demonstrate for the first time that a group of inhibitory neurons, whose loss leads to sleep disruption in experimental animals, is substantially diminished among the elderly and individuals with Alzheimer's disease.

Smart Sleep Strategies For Travellers

Julia Rosien | Posted 08.19.2014 | Canada Travel
Julia Rosien

Summer and travel -- our two favorite words. Trouble is, travel's uninvited companion, sleep deprivation, usually hitches a ride and brings everyone down. But a few simple tips could send your sleep challenges packing, leaving you to energized and ready for adventure.

This Is Probably Why You Can't Sleep At Night

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 07.08.2014 | Canada Living

In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers at the American Academy of Sleep Medicine explored the pathway that leads to short-term insomnia disorder af...

You Are Getting Very Sleepy...

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 06.04.2014 | Canada Living

Insomniacs and light sleepers alike might benefit from hypnosis to coax them into a deep sleep, suggests a new study published in the journal Sleep. ...

Can't Sleep? Reset Your Body Clock

Marilyn Linton | Posted 11.03.2013 | Canada Living
Marilyn Linton

When calming tea and meditation don't help them fall asleep, many women plead with their doctors for prescription sleep aids. But there is another solution that's worth looking into. It's called cognitive behavioural therapy or CBT and it's all about changing your attitude and sleep behaviour.

Tossing and Turning? Six Superfoods for Better Sleep

Natasha Turner, ND | Posted 09.24.2013 | Canada Living
Natasha Turner, ND

If you find yourself popping sleeping pills and still tossing and turning all night, you may want to look at a few foods you can add into your diet that will help you get a longer, deeper sleep.

Who's Afraid Of The Dark? Some Insomniacs Are

CP | Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.10.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - For some people with insomnia, the source of their sleeplessness may be an unexpected one.New Canadian research suggests fear of the dark ma...

Insomnia: How We Torture Ourselves

Isla Traquair | Posted 06.14.2012 | Canada Living
Isla Traquair

Look at the people around you. Who can't stop yawning? The clues are there, it's just that no one likes to admit it. Those who do confess get a barrage of unwanted tips. I have been tempted in the past to punch people who tell me warm baths, and whale music will solve my problems.

Sleep Problems Can Lead To Other Health Issues, Review Says

CBC | Posted 03.24.2012 | Canada Living

Insomnia is the most common sleep disorder but it often goes untreated, which increases the risk for anxiety, depression and heart failure...