Sleep Apnea

How to Sleep With Sleep Apnea

Leah Morrigan | Posted 06.06.2015 | Canada Living
Leah Morrigan

Sleep apnea is a serious sleep disruption that stops people from breathing at night and thus prevents a restful night of sleep. It is a condition much more serious than chronic fatigue and daytime sleepiness--sleep apnea can actually kill.

You Don't Have to Suffer From Sleep Disorders

Leah Morrigan | Posted 05.19.2015 | Canada Living
Leah Morrigan

How many of you are aware of what you do when you sleep? Do your partners tell you that you snore or stop breathing? Snoring and sleep apnea are types of sleep disturbances that prevent a sufficient amount of oxygen to the brain and can result in chronic fatigue, depression, irritability, and daytime sleepiness.

Your Bad Sleeping Habits Are Screwing With Your Brain

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 04.28.2015 | Canada Living

There's probably a good reason why you can't remember the last time you got a good night's rest. According to the video above by Eye Opener TV, re...

13 Things That Will Keep You Up Tonight

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 03.30.2015 | Canada Living

After a long day, the only thing you want to do is crawl into bed for a good night's rest. Unfortunately, for 3.3 million Canadians, that isn't going ...

Suffering From Anxiety? Why Sleep Apnea Might Be the Culprit

Mark Burhenne | Posted 03.30.2013 | Canada Living
Mark Burhenne

The worst part of sleep apnea isn't that you're missing out on restorative sleep that slows the aging process and improves cognitive function -- the worst part is that you're waking up from an entire night of feeling panicked and breathless. Imagine how that impacts you during your waking hours.

Sleep Apnea For Women Too?

CBC | Posted 10.15.2012 | Canada Living

Sleep apnea, a disorder characterized by snoring and daytime sleepiness that has been linked to cardiovascular disease, has primarily been viewed as a...

A Doctor's Practical, Doable Solution for Fixing Healthcare

Qais Ghanem, MD | Posted 07.12.2012 | Canada Politics
Qais Ghanem, MD

There is a serious shortage of primary care physicians in the whole country, and it is very difficult if not impossible to find a family physician these days. In the past few years I myself had to see patients who did not, and could not find a primary care physician to follow up on the treatment and advice I gave them. You would think that the leaders in medicine from both sides would strike a joint committee and solve the problem, but it does not seem to have happened. Very briefly, here is a proposed nation-wide plan.

New Sleep Apnea Test: Self-Diagnose At Home

CP | Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.07.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - When Kathy Donkner was diagnosed with sleep apnea, she spent several nights in a sleep lab, hooked to scores of electrodes tying her to a de...