Don't Miss Out on Sleep!

Are you In - Sleep more

 

Tips

  • Avoid caffeinated beverages before bed
  • Avoid screens (T.V., iPads, tablets, lap-tops, computers, phones etc.) at least an hour before bed
  • Participate in activity and exercise during the day to improve your sleep quality
  • Reduce noises when going to bed to improve sleep quality
  • Maintain consistent and regular sleep times (even on weekends) to improve sleep outcomes

 

Fast Facts

  • Adults 18-64 years of age should get 7-9 hours of sleep per day
  • In Ontario, almost 50% of adults aged 18-64 are sleeping less than 7 hours per day (i.e. less than the recommended amount)
  • People who get enough sleep are often more productive and efficient during the day.
  • Poor sleep may increase the risk of chronic illness: diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease.

 

For Further Information

Call the Physical Activity Program: (807) 625-5900

or toll-free 1-888-294-6630

Last Updated: 27/08/2019