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  • Advice from a Sleep Physician to Successfully Deal with Fall's Time Change and Reduced Daylight Hours

    Calgary, Alberta--(Newsfile Corp. - October 27, 2021) - The clocks go back an hour at 02:00 AM Sunday morning November 7, providing an extra hour of much needed sleep. This is a gift for many as people of all ages suffer from insomnia and other sleep disorders."Up to 30 per cent of people in society are chronically sleep deprived," says Dr. Charles Samuels, the Medical Director of Calgary's Centre for Sleep & Human Performance. "Everyone needs 7-9 hours of...

    2021-10-27 8:00 AM EDT
  • Centre for Sleep & Human Performance: Switching Clocks Can Wreak Havoc on Our Sleep Patterns

    Calgary, Alberta--(Newsfile Corp. - March 8, 2021) - Charles H. Samuels MD, CCFP, DABSMPast President, Canadian Sleep Society, Medical Director, Centre for Sleep & Human PerformanceDaylight Savings Time begins this weekend! Sleep experts say so will disruptions in sleep patterns. "Springing ahead can cause all sorts of problems for people including loss of sleep or accumulation of sleep debt and adjustment in the circadian clock making it harder to fall asleep at night," says Dr. Charles Samuels, the Medical...

    2021-03-08 12:32 PM EST
  • Advice from a Sleep Physician to Successfully Deal with Fall's Time Change and Reduced Daylight Hours

    Calgary, Alberta--(Newsfile Corp. - October 26, 2020) - The clocks go back an hour at 02:00 AM Sunday morning November 1, providing an extra hour of much needed sleep. This is a gift for many as people of all ages suffer from insomnia and other sleep disorders."Up to 30 per cent of people in society are chronically sleep deprived," says Dr. Charles Samuels, the Medical Director of Calgary's Centre for Sleep & Human Performance. "Everyone needs 7-9 hours...

    2020-10-26 2:40 PM EDT
  • Switching Clocks Can Wreak Havoc on Our Sleep Patterns

    Calgary, Alberta--(Newsfile Corp. - March 2, 2020) - Charles H. Samuels MD, CCFP, DABSM, Past President, Canadian Sleep Society, Medical Director, Centre for Sleep & Human Performance.Daylight Savings Time begins this weekend! Sleep experts say so will disruptions in sleep patterns. "Springing ahead can cause all sorts of problems for people including loss of sleep or accumulation of sleep debt and adjustment in the circadian clock making it harder to fall asleep at night," says Dr. Charles Samuels, the...

    2020-03-02 12:56 PM EST
  • Time Changes and Amount of Light Affect Sleep and Health for all ages - Advice from a Sleep Physician to Successfully Deal with Fall's Time Change and Reduced Daylight Hours

    Calgary, Alberta--(Newsfile Corp. - October 29, 2019) - The clocks go back an hour at 02:00 AM Sunday morning November 3, providing an extra hour of much needed sleep. This is a gift for many as people of all ages suffer from insomnia and other sleep disorders."Up to 30 per cent of people in society are chronically sleep deprived," says Dr. Charles Samuels, the Medical Director of Calgary's Centre for Sleep & Human Performance. "Everyone needs 7-9 hours...

    2019-10-29 2:51 PM EDT
  • Switching Clocks Can Wreak Havoc on Our Sleep Patterns

    Calgary, Alberta--(Newsfile Corp. - March 4, 2019) - Charles H. Samuels MD, CCFP, DABSM, President, Canadian Sleep Society, Medical Director, Centre for Sleep & Human PerformanceDaylight Savings Time begins this weekend! Sleep experts say some people will experience disruptions in sleep patterns. "Springing ahead can cause all sorts of problems for people including loss of sleep or accumulation of sleep debt and adjustment in the circadian clock making it harder to fall asleep at night", says Dr. Charles...

    2019-03-04 5:23 PM EST