Sleep Problems

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.

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.

5 Questions Special Needs Parents Should Ask Before Buying A Mattress

Joanne Giacomini | Posted 12.01.2015 | Canada Parents
Joanne Giacomini

Let's say parents decide that it is time for that new mattress purchase for themselves, their child or both. It can be daunting or near impossible to go into a mattress store, any store, with their special needs child. Here are a few questions you can ask yourself about buying the perfect mattress for you or your child's sleep needs

How I've Coped With the Sleep Challenges of My Special Needs Son

Joanne Giacomini | Posted 09.11.2015 | Canada Parents
Joanne Giacomini

Sleep is a word that was hard to come by for me in the first few years of my son's life. The thing is, I want to find a permanent solution to this problem, where he can feel relaxed going to bed by himself, and I can have my personal space back. I also want him to feel secure enough in himself.

Blue Is Better For The Bedroom

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 04.06.2015 | Canada Living

Whether you sleep too much or sleep too little, it's the quality of sleep that counts. After all, sleep has been linked to weight loss, a stronger ...

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 ...

Sleep Apart and Have a Better Sex Life

Zarqa Nawaz | Posted 12.15.2014 | Canada Living
Zarqa Nawaz

Like many couples, we learned early that the bed was ruining our marriage. I'm a light sleeper that awakens to the sound of someone else worrying while he can sleep through an earthquake. So we started sleeping apart. When I tell people about our arrangement, I know what goes through their minds and the answer is yes, the elephant in the room is still having sex.

8 Ways To Get Great Sleep, Via Food And Exercise

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.25.2014 | Canada Living

There's no question about it — we could all use more sleep. Whether it's staying up late reading on our tablets or waking up early to get a head sta...

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 to b...

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...

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...