- 45% of the World’s population suffers from Sleep disorders like Apnea, Insomnia and Sleep Deprivation - (World Association of Sleep Medicine Report).
- 36% of American driver fall asleep or are drowsy while driving (NSF's 2008 Sleep in America poll).
- 60% of Canadian adults get around 6.9 hours of sleep and feel tired most of the time.
- 30% of Canadian adults get less than six hours of sleep.
- A person who has not slept for 20 hours has a level of impairment equal to someone with a blood alcohol concentration of 0.08 (Legally impaired in Ontario).
- Shift workers irregularly sleep pattern can lead to physical and mental problems, including diabetes, asthma, hypertension and cardiovascular disease..
- Chronic sleep deprivation can contribute to stroke, heart attack, high blood pressure, obesity, diabetes and other medical conditions..
- The amount and quality of sleep can affect appetite and weight control.
- An extra hour of sleep a night appears to decrease the risk of hardening of the arteries (Early indicator of cardiovascular disease).
- 40% of Canadian children aren't getting enough sleep, impairing their ability to function properly and hurting their ability to learn (Dr. Reut Gruber of Montreal's Douglas Mental Health University Institute).
Having Trouble Sleeping?If poor sleep is having a significant impact on your daily life, you will generally be considered to have a sleep problem.
• Insomnia, Sleep Apnea, Circadian rhythm disorders are the most common sleep problems .
“ As a part of our complete diagnostic approach the Montreal Neurotherapy Center is using the latest technology for in-depth assessment ”
Sleep and Activity Monitoring Systems by Actigraphy DevicesActigraphy devices (Watches...) are wear by the patient in his or her normal environment and record your sleep/wake patterns by collecting numerous type of data. Theses invaluable tools help us assess any problems in your circadian rhythm and even daytime activity.
- Noninvasive and comfortable
- In-depth report of your sleep/wake history
- Ambulatory - Used it in your everyday environment
- Can monitor for as long as necessary
TreatmentsWe offer 2 Natural treatments for sleep disorders & insomnia.
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RE-TIMER IS UNIVERSITY-DEVELOPED AND SCIENTIFICALLY PROVEN TO
RE-TIME YOUR SLEEP PATTERN.
25 years university researchRe-Timer is University developed and scientifically proven to re-time your body clock. Since 1987, world-renowned sleep psychologists at Flinders University have studied the effects of light on the human body clock. Eleven patents and studies are evidence of the performance of the Re-Timer technology.
Re-Timer is a drug free solution and the 100% UV-free way to receive light when it’s convenient for you.
Just 30 minutes a dayRe-Timer is worn while you are awake either in the morning or evening, depending on how you wish to change your sleep. A recommended schedule to change your sleep is typically 7 days for 30 minutes each day. To beat Long Winters, Re-Timer can be worn daily throughout winter or just used on the darker colder days when you wish to boost your energy and mood.
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VIDEOS - MEDIAS
Sleep Disorders Videos
LITERATURE - RESEARCH
Sleep Disorders Literature
Publications on sleep
Publications on sleep
- Higher Death Risk with Sleeping Pills
- Insomnia Drugs Associated with Cancer and Mortality
- Neurofeedback and Insomnia Sleep Spindles
- Neurofeedback and Restless Leg Insomnia
- Neurofeedback for Insomnia
- Neurofeedback for Insomnia – Exploratory Study
- Neurofeedback Insomnia Trends
- Psychophysiological Insomnia
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“ The worst thing in the world is to try to sleep and not to. ”From: F. Scott Fitzgerald