RANA Respiratory Care Group, Provincial Sleep Group, and Provincial Home Oxygen have rebranded to Careica Health!
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We get it - in the age of cell phones, Netflix and the “always on” inbox, it can be hard to get the sleep you need. When life gets busy, sleep is usually the first thing we sacrifice - but we shouldn’t!
Careica Health was featured in the Winter 2019 edition of MBiz Magazine. Find the article right here!
We understand that a sleep apnea diagnosis can be overwhelming - but we’re here to help. We’ve put together a step by step guide that walks you through everything you need to do!
If you are suffering from pain or a sleep disorder, you may want to consider the position in which you sleep, and how it affects your sleep experience.
Considering we spend a good portion of our lives sleeping, it’s not difficult to see why a comfortable mattress plays an important role in the quality of sleep we experience.
We all know that napping is crucial to the development of babies and toddlers, but once children begin school, mid-day napping ceases (unless it’s Sunday afternoon).
We all know the dreaded feeling of not being able to fall asleep. Your body feels tired, you’ve been staring at the ceiling for hours, but your mind is running in circles.
Whether you’re bogged down with jet lag, struggling with stress, or spending too much time on your phone in the evenings, there are many reasons we have troubles sleeping. In fact, Canadians are dead tired. 33% of us suffer from sleeplessness and 10% of us suffer from insomnia.
The fact of the matter is, breathing repeatedly stops and starts during sleep, you may be suffering from sleep apnea.
Dreams: sometimes we remember them, sometimes we don’t, but some dreams stick with us, plaguing us throughout our waking hours, inciting almost visceral reactions of anxiety, fear, longing, sadness, or happiness.
Our blog has explored a variety of different topics related to sleep including how important sleep is, how destructive sleep deprivation is, and how disorders like sleep apnea present differently in women.
When we think of evolution, natural selection, predation, and efficiency, sleep might seem like a terrible idea. Lying dormant for six or more hours a day makes us incredibly vulnerable to danger not to mention inefficient, right?
RANA Respiratory Care Group, Provincial Sleep Group and Provincial Home Oxygen have teamed up under a new name, Careica Health.
Chances are you’re completely oblivious to your own snoring, but we promise the person you share a bed with (or even the people you share a house or apartment with) know just how much you snore and how loud.
Quality sleep restores the body; how you feel when you’re awake is largely dependent upon how you sleep. From snoring to sleep positions many factors impact the quality of your sleep. Most people think they can only suffer from sleep deprivation by not sleeping at all, but sleep deficiencies (read: poor quality sleep) can negatively impact how you think, react, work, learn, and communicate in addition to increasing your risk for health conditions.
The first year of our RANA Cares initiative closed out at 631 total staff volunteer hours and a corporate giving fund of $20,000. The RANA Cares committee awarded the donation to three outstanding organizations across Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba—each to receive a third of the $20,000 fund.
Some more than others. Today, we’re going to talk about three issues prevalent in North America:
Wondering what the differences are between the Lumin and the SoClean 2? See a full comparison of the two CPAP sanitizers right here!
We’ve talked about the different warning signs and complications women face with sleep apnea, but what about sleep apnea symptoms in men?
With increased access to technology and devices that have now all but become extensions of our hands, it is becoming easier and easier to send texts - to the point that we are starting to send them in our sleep, with no recollection of the act.
Managing opposite sleep schedules adds additional stress to a relationship. It’s frustrating to have a partner who is asleep while you are awake and vice versa. It can be difficult to create a sleep schedule as an individual, but the matter becomes more complicated when you factor in another person. Other people who do
We are pleased to announce that RANA Cares has surpassed our initial goal and as of February 25, 2019, our staff have volunteered 631 hours to not-for-profits in the community!
Your body needs sleep to function at its best. Sleep deprivation occurs when a person gets less sleep than they need or their quality of sleep is reduced. What constitutes a perfect sleep is difficult to determine as people’s sleep needs vary. Eight hours of sleep per night may be necessary for some people, whereas others can function on less.