Naturopathic Support for a Restful Night’s Sleep

If you experience difficulty with your sleep, you are not alone – 25% of Canadian adults say they are not happy with the quality of sleep that they are getting, 15% say that it impacts their daily life and 6-10% meet the criteria of an insomnia disorder. Here are some interesting facts about sleep: Almost 50% of adults get less than the recommended amount of nightly sleep (8-9 hours) 57% of children get less than needed (9-14 hours/night depending on the age of the child, infants need even more) 71% of parents believe their children get enough sleep Only 13% of high school students and 41% of middle school students get the recommended 8.5-9.5 hours of sleep per night The CDC reports ‘Insufficient sleep is a public health epidemic’ During sleep the lymphatic system clears the brain of metabolic waste, improving brain function [1] We all know the individual benefits…

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