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Luncheon workshop teaches attendees about the importance of sleep

Fourty per cent of Canadians suffer from some type of sleep disorder, and 50% of seniors experience poor sleep. Sleep deprivation has the same effect as being intoxicated. Stress, anxiety and depression most often are usually the causes of insomnia.

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Dr. Oz Column: Deeper sleep without drugs

Skimping on shut-eye isn’t North America’s only sleep crisis. Many people turn in on time yet miss out on deep, refreshing slumber, and that’s one reason why 61 percent of women and 45 percent of men wake up feeling tired at least some of the time. Unfortunately, that lack of deep sleep leads to health issues that you worry about, that keep you up at night, that … well, you see the problem. […]