Good Sleep Health

The Science of Sleeping Well

Why is Sleep Important?

Science is still working out the details of the biological purpose of sleep. However, through observing what goes on physiologically in sleep and what happens when we are deprived of sleep, we can deduce a number of important functions. In general, sleep is when we heal and recover from day-to-day wear and tear...

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What is Insomnia?

Insomnia is a symptom of poor sleep quality. It is not a diagnosis by itself. Typically, insomnia may consist of difficulty falling asleep, difficulty staying asleep or difficulty returning to sleep. It may be of recent onset or “acute”. It may be of longstanding duration. When insomnia has existed for longer than 6 months, it is considered “chronic”...

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Do you have a sleep disorder?

There are about 32 different sleep disorders, many of which can present with symptoms of insomnia, fatigue or sleepiness.  To effectively manage these symptoms you need to have an idea of the underling disease process. To help you with this, we have developed the Online Sleep Disorder Questionnaire (OSDQ).  This Questionnaire has been developed after more than 17 years of experience in diagnosing and managing sleep disorders.  You can use this...

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