Monthly Archives: October 2021

Sleep Tips for Halloween Night!

The spookiest night of the year is coming up in just a few short days. If you have kids, chances are, everyone’s sleep routine may be a little off that night thanks to all of the excitement surrounding Halloween. Whether you are going trick-or-treating with the kids or staying at home to hand out candy,…

Are Changes in the Weather Affecting your Sleep?

Now that the weather outside is becoming cooler and the hot summer nights are behind us for another year, you may find that some of your sleep habits are a little different these days. This is completely normal.   Your body does a lot of work in regulating your 24-hour sleep-wake cycle and the temperature…

Does Insurance Cover Your CPAP Machine?

If you suffer from sleep apnea and use CPAP therapy to help you sleep at night, then you will probably know that the machine and all of the necessary parts for it can be extremely costly. Your sleep is vital to your overall well-being, therefore investing in it is worthwhile, however, your wallet may not…

Is your Teen Getting Enough Sleep?

Teenagers can be known for sleeping very long hours, but it doesn’t mean that they are lazy. Teens actually need more sleep than adults as they are going through a significant period of growth and transition at that stage in life. Teens in the age 12-18 category can be very busy between school, extra-curricular activities,…

Breast Cancer and Sleep Apnea

October is breast cancer awareness month, and there are many initiatives happening to raise awareness for this devastating disease. Breast cancer affects thousands of women in Canada every year, and chances are, you may know someone who has been affected by it. Did you know that sleep disorders, including sleep apnea, can increase your risk…

Sleep Tips for Thanksgiving

Canadian Thanksgiving is coming up in just a few short days. Maybe you are planning on gathering with loved ones and eating a big dinner complete with turkey and pumpkin pie. Or perhaps you are keeping the celebrations low key this year, but still plan on indulging in a delicious meal. Whatever your plans are,…

How Seasonal Affective Disorder Disrupts your Sleep

Seasonal Affective Disorder (otherwise known as SAD) is a form of depression that typically occurs each year around the time when the seasons’ transition. A lot of this is because of the shorter hours of sunlight, which can lead to a hormonal imbalance. This is extremely common in the fall months, and lots of people…