• Sleep disorders affect millions of Canadians, and many seek relief by making changes to their lifestyle or sleep hygiene, using sleep-assistive devices, or taking sleeping pills.

  • Sleep hygiene is routines or habits that promote more restful and restorative sleep. Find out more about how you can improve your sleep.

  • Insomnia can refer to difficulty getting to sleep, difficulty staying asleep, waking up early without being able to return to sleep, or a combination of the three. Problems with sleep are often associated with medical and mental health conditions, as well as the use of drugs, alcohol, and medications.

  • If your sleep is not improving despite trying good sleep hygiene and other non-medication methods, your doctor might recommend a sleep medication to help you get the z’s you need.

  • Here are some wake-up routines to help you become more of a morning person.

  • Learn more about nocturnal leg cramps - that nighttime Charley horse that can interrupt your sleep and cause sharp pain.

  • The foods you eat or don't eat can affect your sleep. Avoid dragging that drowsy feeling into another day by examining your eating habits.

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