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Community Sleep Coach strives to educate all within the community regarding sleep disorders and their negative consequences when they go undiagnosed and untreated. This is especially important when we are talking about sleep-disordered breathing. This is not a condition to ignore.
 
Our colleagues at the National Healthy Sleep Awareness Project have provided this very useful infographic that hits home the seriousness of what we call SLEEP APNEA.
 
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Globe and Mail: Good luck finding sleep care if you live in a smaller community

I came across this article a while back in The Globe And Mail, titled “Good luck finding sleep care if you live in a smaller community” -Sep 9, 2015. I would like to comment about this very important fact which still rings true today.

I quite agree with the statements expressed in this article by the physicians who were interviewed regarding this matter...

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No Comments on TODAY IS WORLD SLEEP DAY – MARCH 17

Thanks to all who attended our World Sleep Day Open House. We hope to see you again next year.

See today’s article recapping this important awareness event here.

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No Comments on MARCH IS ALL ABOUT SLEEP AWARENESS

1 SLEEP UNTIL WORLD SLEEP DAY

World Sleep Day (March 17th) and National Sleep Awareness Week (which concluded March 12th) are important awareness events organized by sleep professionals; to educate and inform the community about the prevalence of sleep disorders and the direct effects of poor sleep. Sleep problems are all too common and have a negative impact on our overall wellbeing.

This basic human need is just as important as eating and drinking yet we don’t...

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If Daylight Savings has left you out of sorts, go ahead and take a nap when you get the opportunity. National Napping Day, March 13th follows the time change which occurred yesterday, March 12th. Many people may choose to take advantage of this special day which will help them recover from losing an hour of sleep.

Daylight Savings was introduced to reduce energy consumption though now there is some debate as to whether this is still true...

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SLEEP AWARENESS WEEK IS HERE!

As you know, Sleep Awareness Week begins March 5th and culminates with Daylight Savings on March 12th.

Moving our clocks forward is a trying time for many. Losing an hour of sleep can leave you feeling rundown and “jet-lagged” for 2 or 3 days afterward.

Here is a simple tip to help you ease into SPRINGING FORWARD which we hope will take that zombie feeling out of your work or school day on March 13th.

Starting this evening, Mond...

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MARCH IS AN IMPORTANT MONTH FOR SLEEP

National Sleep Awareness Week takes place March 5th – 12th and culminates with Daylight Savings.
Then there is globally celebrated World Sleep Day organized by the World Sleep Society occurring on March 17th.

To celebrate these occasions, COMMUNITY SLEEP COACH will once again be holding our annual Educational Open Houses to raise sleep disorder awareness within the community.
People can drop by the Kelowna office for a cas...

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So you can’t sleep?

Contact us regarding Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Insomnia. There is an online program known as SHUTi, which you can work thru a few minutes a day from the comforts of your home.

CBT does work for many and is a way of treating insomnia without the use of medications. This form of therapy addresses poor sleep habits, behaviours and thoughts which have a negative effect on the individual’s sleep quality and quantity...

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No Comments on We Reflect On 2016

HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE! Hope you all had a great holiday.
Time to reflect on 2016 on a more serious note….

It was a sad year for those who lost someone this past year. There were many deaths reported: family, friends, acquaintances & celebrities. We express our sincerest condolences. May they RIP.

Some of the folks who passed had heart conditions and several died in the night...

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No Comments on GIFT IDEA FOR THE APNEIC SNORER IN YOUR LIFE…

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Sometimes snoring is just snoring. But sometimes snoring is associated with repetitive pauses in breathing, gasping and/or choking, caused by airway obstruction. This sleep disorder is known as sleep apnea. Apnea is dangerous and can lead to things like heart attack, stroke and diabetes, just to name a few negative consequences.

Sleep apnea and snoring tend to be a more common problem when we sleep on our backs...

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