Sleep Disorders

Smart Sleep Strategies For Travellers

Julia Rosien | Posted 10.19.2014 | 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.

Chronic Pain That's Not All in Your Head

Marilyn Linton | Posted 03.30.2014 | Canada Living
Marilyn Linton

Five little words we women hope we'll never hear again in a doctor's office: It's all in your head. Yet that's exactly what was heard for decades when women reported experiencing widespread pain lasting months and accompanied by sleep disturbances, headache, even mood and memory issues. Today, that chronic pain condition has not only been given a name but is finally recognized as a legitimate medical condition: Fibromyalgia.

10 Health Conditions That Disrupt Sleep

Everyday Health | Posted 11.07.2012 | Canada Living

By Jan Sheehan; Medically reviewed by Lindsey Marcellin, MD, MPH Having problems going to sleep or staying asleep? A health condition could be ...

INFOGRAPHIC: How Many Hours Of Sleep You Really Need

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.19.2012 | Canada Living

There's a reason why you shouldn't necessarily be sleeping like a baby. According to an infographic by viral website Fogs.com, sleeping like a bab...

Kaitlyn Terrana, Ontario Teen, Suffers From "Sleeping Beauty Syndrome"

CP | Sheryl Ubelacker, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.08.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - There was nothing sweet about Kaitlyn Terrana's 16th birthday. And she has virtually no recollection of her last birthday, her 17th, either....

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...

Sleeping On The Job

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.19.2012 | Canada

A photo of a female Niagara Regional Police officer napping in her cruiser has gone viral and caused a small headache for the force. The photo was ...

Sleepwalking More Common Than Thought

CBC | Posted 05.15.2012 | Canada Living

Sleepwalking affects 3.6 per cent of adults in the U.S., more than previously thought, a new study suggests. Dr. Maurice Ohayon, a professor of psy...

Lights Out: 10 Ways To Get Better Sleep

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 02.14.2012 | Canada Living

Quick Study [kwik stuhd-ee]: The Huffington Post Canada's tips to make your life a little sweeter, five minutes at a time. Think of it as a cheatsheet...

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...

Should You And Your Partner Sleep In Separate Beds?

The Huffington Post Canada | Martha Edwards | Posted 11.21.2011 | Canada Living

Do couples who sleep together stay together? Not necessarily. While it's nice to imagine you and your spouse will happily sleep together for as long a...