Please note that the content of these brochures are copyrighted by the Canadian Sleep Society, unless otherwise indicated. The same Brochures are also available in French.

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You may also contact the National Sleep Foundation for more information, or request Wellness booklets from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine on the following topics:

  • Circadian Rhythms
  • Coping with Shift Work
  • Insomnia
  • "My Child Can't Sleep"
  • "My Child Snores"
  • Narcolepsy
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Snoring
  • Overnight Sleep Studies
  • Parasomnias
  • Positive Airway Pressure Therapy for Sleep Apnea
  • Restless Legs Syndrome and Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
  • Sleep and Depression
  • Sleep as We Grow Older
  • Sleep Hygiene
  • Sleep in Women
  • Treatment Options for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome


Disclaimer: The information provided in these brochures is only intended to be a general summary. The information is not intended to take the place of a medical consultation. If you need specific advice about a sleep disorder, please seek a professional who is licensed or knowledgeable in that area. The Canadian Sleep Society board, members, and other agents disclaim any direct, indirect, consequential, special, exemplary, or other damages arising from any person following the information provided in the brochures or on the Web site with respect to any diagnosis, treatment, action, or application of medication or other preparation. The CSS does not endorse specific products or services, and any implications as such are unintentional.

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CSS/SCS officers cannot respond to individual e-mails requesting clinical advice about sleep disorders.
For an appointment at a sleep clinic, you will need a referral from your family physician.
For more general information on sleep and sleep disorders, CLICK HERE or visit The National Sleep Foundation (USA).

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