Can't Fall Asleep? How To Create The Perfect Sleep Environment | Fox&Co. Mental Health
Author Article Canadians are not getting enough sleep — and we really need it. "We are a chronically sleep-deprived society," Alanna McGinn, the owner of Good Night Sleep Site, told Global News. "It really is a growing concern." Data shows that about one in four Canadians are dissatisfied with the quality of their sleep, and an even greater proportion of us have problems getting to bed. According to a recent government report, 43 per cent of men and 55 per cent of women between the ages of 18 and 64 say they have trouble going to sleep or staying asleep sometimes, most, or all of the time. Experts say that stress, technology use and not going to bed early enough, are all playing a role. READ MORE: Sleep deprived? What missing too much sleep might be doing to your body This lack of sleep has serious consequences on our well-being, as sleep deprivation is associated with heart disease, diabetes and depression. So what helps us hit the hay? Here, sleep experts share their tips on how to