Sleep Deprivation

Blame Your Brain For Your Lack Of Sleep

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 04.10.2017 | Canada Living

It only gets worse as you get older.

Natural Ways To Get A Better Night's Sleep

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 03.16.2017 | Canada Living

Some tea before bed is a good idea.

Coffee Recipes To Help You Adjust To Daylight Saving Time

BiteMeMore.com | Posted 03.10.2017 | Canada Living
BiteMeMore.com

If you have a hard time suppressing your yawns, in spite of your excitement for longer days and warmer weather, then feast your eyes on these coffee-infused recipes to help you stay awake.

How To Get Your Children To Sleep During Daylight Saving Time

Renee Frances, B.S., B.Ed., M.A. | Posted 03.10.2017 | Canada Parents
Renee Frances, B.S., B.Ed., M.A.

Parents, in particular, often feel hardest-hit by the daylight saving time-shift -- when there are more hours of daylight and fewer hours of dusk and dark -- and children simply refuse to stick with their bedtime routine. Here are five tips that can save your family from daylight-saving-time disaster.

Love Sleeping? You're Doing Your Company A Solid

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.14.2017 | Canada Business

"Well-rested employees are better employees."

What Is The Right Amount Of Sleep?

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 02.14.2017 | Canada
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

The importance of getting enough sleep is undisputed among experts. But research also suggests that too much shut-eye may do just as much harm as too ...

7 Tips To Help You Sleep Better When Pregnant

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 02.09.2017 | Canada Parents

Because you need to sleep before the baby arrives.

Your Insomnia Is Costing The World Billions Of Dollars

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 11.30.2016 | Canada Living

Skipping sleep won't help you get ahead.

Autism Plus Insomnia Equals A Cry For Compassion

Stacey Haley | Posted 03.29.2017 | Canada Parents
Stacey Haley

We should have known from their birth that this was going to be a lifelong battle. I remember after the twins were born, listening to other new moms brag how their kids were sleeping through the night at three months old and secretly hating them. I remember trying all the same things I had done with my first and wondering why it wasn't working with O and W. 1 to 3 hours of sleep for their first 18 months would destroy the strongest of men but somehow we survived it.

A Nutritionist's Guide To Recovering From A Poor Night's Sleep

The Huffington Post Canada | Melissa Baker, MHSc, RD | Posted 08.30.2016 | Canada Living

These tips will help get you through the day.

Secrets To Getting A Better Night's Sleep

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 10.28.2016 | Canada Living

Bonus: you'll have lower body fat, too!

Why We're Not Getting Enough Sleep

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 05.12.2016 | Canada Living

Social pressures are forcing people to cut back on their sleep, contributing to a "global sleep crisis," according to a new study based on research co...

If You Can't Sleep, These Factors Might Be To Blame

The Huffington Post Canada | Bria John | Posted 04.05.2016 | Canada Living

If your bedroom is multitasking, it ain't a good thing.

10 Sleeping Disorders You Should Know About

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 04.05.2016 | Canada Living

Sleeping disorders can be a scary thing.

Behind The Scenes At Toronto Men's Fashion Week

Leah Morrigan | Posted 03.01.2017 | Canada Style
Leah Morrigan

From February 20 to 26, I volunteered for the fourth season of Toronto Men's Fashion Week (TOM*) and helped out on the model relations team. It was as intense as it was incredible, and the seven days spun before my eyes like a top.

Facebook May Be To Blame For Your Insomnia

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 02.05.2016 | Canada Living

Too much time Facebook stalking means not enough time sleeping.

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.

Parents Aren't Doing Their Kids Any Favours By Letting Them Stay Up

The Huffington Post Canada | Alyson Schafer | Posted 08.05.2016 | Canada Parents

Few parents know what the heck happens physiologically when the body is sleeping and why it's so critical.

Maximizing Your Workout By Getting A Good Night's Sleep

Brent Bishop | Posted 10.30.2016 | Canada Living
Brent Bishop

From sleep apnea to brain drain, from too much melatonin to not enough magnesium -- it's hard to know what can really be causing your sleep issues. Sleep is one of the most important things we do for ourselves, and may be the most important. Lack of sleep can lead to lowered concentration, increased stress, and even greater susceptibility to colds and flus.

How to Sleep Better While Traveling

Julia Rosien | Posted 07.05.2016 | Canada Travel
Julia Rosien

Thick into the heat of summer travel, there's a whole lot of fun days ahead -- and they don't need to be as sleep deprived as you're worried they might be. With a few adjustments to your sleep habits while traveling (and some smart accessories), you won't have to check your sleep at the gate.

14 Signs You're a Sleep Deprived Parent

Glynis Ratcliffe | Posted 06.05.2016 | Canada Parents
Glynis Ratcliffe

I know I'm not the first person out there to write about being a sleep deprived parent. If you have kids, there is a 99 per cent chance that you've had a period of time where you weren't getting enough sleep. And if that's not true, I don't want to hear about it from you -- you and your smug face can leave.

'Doctors Are Humans, Too'

The Huffington Post Canada | Maham Abedi | Posted 05.20.2015 | Canada Living

#YoTambienMeDormi

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 ...

Why Using an iPad Before Bed May Be Wrecking Your Sleep and Your Health

Gillian Mandich | Posted 04.21.2015 | Canada Living
Gillian Mandich

Findings revealed that participants who read on an iPad produced 55 per cent less melatonin. Melatonin is a hormone that tends to increase in the evening to induce sleepiness and regulate sleep. It is also a strong anti-inflammatory known to suppress cancer cell growth. When melatonin levels decrease they can shift the body's circadian rhythm and make it difficult to fall asleep.

The Cure to Your Holiday Sleep Hangover

Alanna McGinn | Posted 02.28.2015 | Canada Living
Alanna McGinn

It's possible that during the holiday season your family has accumulated a bit of a sleep debt with late nights and off-kilter sleep routines. I call it your Holiday Sleep Hangover. Chipping away at that sleep debt is a great way make the improvements in your family's self-care.