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walkingAbout a third of Canadians get less than seven hours of sleep each night. Sleep should be given priority to ensure that people get the recommended seven to eight hours of sleep.

Key takeaways:

·         Inadequate sleep is linked to heart disease, poor mental performance, weight gain, and compromised immunity.

·         A brisk...

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stroke riskBreathing disturbances are often linked to the risk of stroke. However, efforts to manage and treat stroke do not focus on sleep issues.

Key takeaways:

·  Sleep has restorative functions for the brain and that explains why stroke recovery is so much affected by sleep disturbances

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airwayThe Inspire Upper Airway Stimulation is an alternative treatment for obstructive sleep apoea. Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is the first line of treatment for sleep apnoea but many people find it uncomfortable to use the CPAP machine and mask.

·         The Inspire Upper Airway Stimulation stimulates the hypoglossal nerve to...

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