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Feeling tired? Mind your sleep hygiene

13 Mar 2024

This article was first published in The Montreal Gazette.

Will Taking Benadryl as a Sleep Aid Give Me Dementia?

16 Feb 2024

It took me by surprise. The claim was made on TikTok by a very popular dermatologist, Dr. Charles Puza, and was picked up by BuzzFeed. Puza grew concerned when many of his patients confessed to...

Let Us Talk About Lettuce Water

6 Dec 2023

Macbeth knew about sleep deprivation, as we can infer from his thoughts in the second scene of Act 2.  ...

Beneath the CBD Hype Lies a Lot of Uncertainty

1 Dec 2023

Searching for CBD on the website of the SQDC returns nearly 1,000 search results. The SQDC is the Quebec-government-owned corporation responsible for selling recreational cannabis to the people....

Magnesium Supplements for Sleep May Not Work Like a Dream

22 Sep 2023

Everywhere I turn these days, an influencer is trying to sell me magnesium supplements. Apparently, all of us who find it difficult to fall asleep and stay asleep all night are missing the boat....

Is melatonin safe as a sleeping aid?

6 May 2023

This article was originally posted in the Montreal Gazette.

Why do we wake up feeling cold?

7 Oct 2022

A few different bodily processes in humans follow a stable, roughly 24-hour cycle. For example, the cortisol and melatonin levels in our blood. Physical parameters like your blood pressure and...

Can a blood test determine if you’re a morning or night person?

22 May 2020

The 24-hour internal clock in your brain is known as your circadian rhythm and its personal manifestation is your chronotype—which varies greatly on an individual basis....


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