There’s a lot to love about having a partner in bed with you. But while the cuddles and touching are great, sleeping with another person isn’t always comfortable when you consider the annoying snoring, bed shaking, and stealing of the covers. Read More
With all the options out there, choosing a mattress can be completely overwhelming. It’s hard to walk into a store and know what brand is best, which model is right for you, and if you’re getting a good deal. If you’d like to skip the retail mattress experience, you might want to consider buying a mattress online. It’s convenient (who doesn’t love shopping in their PJ’s?), it allows you to browse through more options than you’d find in just one store, and you can often save a big chunk of change. Read More
If you own or manage a hotel, you know that quality sleep is important to your guests. Whether you’re hosting families on vacation or business travelers the night before a big meeting, a comfortable bed is key for customers to get the rest they need. Let’s take a look at some of the things your guests look for in a great night’s sleep. Read More
In our busy lives, most of us don’t make enough time to sleep. We work, run kids to activities, try to squeeze in some exercise, meet up with friends, and sometimes allow ourselves to enjoy much-needed downtime in front of the TV or while reading a book. But sleep is often a last priority, so we close our eyes later than we should and open them much too early. It’s important to understand that we have to sleep long enough each night in order for sleep to do its job, but what exactly should our bodies be doing? Read More
Each day, millions of Americans suffer from daytime sleepiness and exhaustion resulting from sleep disorders. If you suffer from frequent wakings in the middle of the night, have a hard time falling asleep, or wake up feeling like you never slept at all, you may need to see a doctor to look into the benefits of a treatment plan. Read More
As we say goodbye to 2016, it’s time to set New Year’s Resolutions for 2017. Starting a whole new year means we can bid farewell to bad habits we may have picked up in the past 12 months, and look forward to a better year ahead.
Waking up in the middle of the night is a problem that many people deal with, even if they have no trouble dozing off when they first hit the sack. Whether you wake up just a couple times or every hour, any interruption in your sleep cycle can affect the way you’re able to function the next day. To start sleeping through the night, it might help to figure out what changes you should make in your daily routine.
We’ve all hit that wall in the middle of the afternoon when it’s nearly impossible to keep our eyes open. At that moment, a nap sounds great, but it could actually make you more tired throughout the rest of the day, or not able to fall asleep that night. What’s worse, an intense need for napping may indicate a bigger health problem. Read More
Healthy Sleep Positions
Let’s face it: Bad habits are hard to break, and sleeping in the wrong position is no exception. You may have slept the same way your whole life, so changing that now can be nearly impossible. But whether you sleep on your back, side, or stomach, you should know which positions are healthiest, why improper sleep positions are bad for you, and what changes you should make to help your body rest its best. Read More
Narcolepsy is a central nervous system disorder that affects the brain’s ability to regulate sleep-wake cycles. Scientists believe that people with narcolepsy lack a chemical in the brain called hypocretin, which activates arousal and regulates sleep. Symptoms of narcolepsy include excessive daytime sleepiness, hallucinations, microsleep (in which you continue to function but are actually sleeping), and nighttime wakefulness. Read More