​Millions of Canadians are at risk of sleep apnea — here’s why so few realize it

One in three Canadians sleep less than the recommended seven to nine hours per night. The culprit could be too much screen time, stress or caffeine, but few Canadians realize their daytime doziness may be directly caused by a condition called sleep apnea that can have serious health ramifications.

Dementia care: Lack of sleep speeds up Alzheimer’s disease – so how much should you get?

DEMENTIA is an umbrella term for a range of progressive diseases that affect the brain. There’s currently no cure, but research is looking into what causes the condition. A lack of sleep can accelerate brain damage caused by Alzheimer’s, a new study has warned.

How to sleep: Drink this tea before bed during cold weather for a good night’s sleep

HOW TO sleep: The cold weather can have a huge impact on a person’s sleep pattern. Not only can it make falling asleep at night difficult, when the temperature drops in the early hours of the morning it can trigger an early wake up. Drinking a certain tea before bed though has been proven to […]

How to sleep: Sip this juice in the day to ensure a good night’s rest during winter

HOW TO sleep: Extreme temperatures can play havoc on a person’s sleep routine – being too hot can make it difficult to fall asleep at night and low temperatures in the early hours of the morning can disrupt a good night’s sleep. What can you do to ensure you get your forty winks during the […]

Hand luggage: Always pack this one simple item in your bag to help you sleep on a plane

Flights for many plane passengers are a chance to catch up on sleep ahead of a holiday. But with so many noises and distractions going on in the cabin, slumber can often be hard to come by. However, by packing one simple thing in your hand luggage you might be able to fall asleep more […]