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SHOW NOTES - Insomnia, sleep apnea and getting the winks you need

Sep 25, 2019

When you have enough of it life is grand. If you're not getting enough of it, so much can suffer including your health, your decision making and your overall outlook on life.

Here are a few key things that Dr. Grandner mentions in this interview and links so you can explore them further:

[18:23] The rule of 3s for Insomnia

30 minutes: Does it take you 30 minutes to fall asleep at the beginning of the night or you are awake for 30 minutes in the middle of the night or you are waking up at least 30 minutes before you intend to and can't get back to sleep. 

3x per week or more - Is the above happening 3 times per week or more?


3 months - If the above has been going on for three months, this is a signal to speak to your doctor and seek help.

STOP-BANG Questionnaire - Easy self test for Sleep Apnea

American Academy of Sleep Medicine - Sleep Doctors

Society of Behavioral Sleep Medicine -Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Insomnia (CBTI) practitioners and a good starting point to see who is available in your area  

Lavenderly - Aromatherapy product with relaxing lavender essential oil (Host C-A Granatstein's product line)

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