Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Sleepless in Ontario – A Look at Obstructive Sleep Apnea

By: Steve Bond, BScPhm, RPh, CDE Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is a condition where the upper airway collapses frequently during sleep and breathing stops. This may lead to loud snoring, abrupt awakenings accompanied by gasping or choking, morning...
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Techniques To Aid In Sleep – Mahdi Khanafer

Insomnia is a sleep disorder that makes it difficult for people to fall asleep, stay asleep or both. Factors that can impact your sleep routine vary; whether it is from stress, depression, sleep habits, environmental, pain, stimulants and/or...

Information You Should Sleep On

Lack of adequate sleep is becoming a global epidemic. One in three Canadians deals with sleeplessness and one in 10 suffers from chronic insomnia. In 2010, pharmacists across Canada filled nearly 7 million prescriptions for sleeping pills, amounting...