Sleep and Health

Sleep Well - Your Life May Depend On It

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 01.25.2017 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

While many young people may feel they can burn the proverbial midnight oil without paying much of a price, shortage of sleep and sleep disruption can wreak havoc on their middle-aged and older counterparts in ways not truly appreciated until recently.

Need To Learn Something New? Better Get Some Sleep First

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 08.25.2014 | Canada Living

Amid mounting evidence of the important relationship between sleep and motor learning, researchers at the University of Montreal have identified areas...

Want To Lose Weight? Get Some Sleep

CP | Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.17.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Adequate sleep is a key component to dieting and maintaining a healthy weight, a growing body of scientific research suggests.In a commentar...

Why Catching Zzzs Together Can Improve Your Health

2 For Couples | Posted 06.06.2012 | Canada Living

We know that getting lots of sleep is good for you, but is getting lots of sleep with something else in bed with you even better? A new study sugge...

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, a review c...