Category Archives: Better Sleep (Tips)

Need Sleep? Adjustable Bed Systems May Help

In addition to being one of life’s great pleasures, a good night’s sleep is also crucial to our health and well-being. Yet almost half of all Americans between the ages of 13 and 64 never (or rarely) get a full … Continue reading

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What’s the Most Comfortable Bed for Seniors Available Today?

You’ll spend 3,000 hours on your mattress this year, more if you like to read or watch TV in bed. So a quality, comfortable bed is always worth investing in. Are you looking for the most comfortable bed? Specifically, a … Continue reading

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Study: Is This the Real Reason You Can’t Fall Asleep Anymore?

There are many reasons that more than one million people have discovered the benefits of Craftmatic® Brand Adjustable Beds. For those with trouble getting into the best sleep position, adjustable beds are a huge help. For the 90 million Americans … Continue reading

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Part II: How Electronics’ Blue Light Keeps You Awake at Night

In our recent post, we wrote about how blue light can affect your sleep. Last year, Scientific American MIND spoke with two leading experts on this topic. Thomas Jefferson University neuroscientist George Brainerd has extensively studied the effects of light … Continue reading

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Part I: Why the Blue Light from Your Phone Keeps You Awake at Night

Scientists have long known that the use of electronics degrades our sleep quality, but disturbing new studies show that the effect is greater than previously known. As if there weren’t enough sleep quality problems to worry about, the majority of … Continue reading

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How Much Sleep Do Infants, Kids, and Teens Need Each Night?

Prominent health organizations like the National Sleep Foundation and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend that adults get seven to nine hours of sleep every night. If only it were that simple. While seven to nine hours of … Continue reading

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Fatal Familial Insomnia and its Effects

Fatal familial insomnia or FFI,  is the inability to sleep and is an awful disease which is made even worse by the fact that we know so little about it. After years of study, researchers have found that in a … Continue reading

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Alcohol Doesn’t Help You Sleep

Alcohol may help you get to sleep faster and sleep better at first, but it disrupts your sleep later in the night, according to a few British researchers who reviewed scientific studies on alcohol’s impact on sleep. They hope their … Continue reading

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A Lack of Sleep May Lead to Weight Gain

A lack of sleep can lead you to eat larger portions of high calorie foods and could put you at risk of weight gain. Swedish researchers asked 16 males to choose their ideal portions of high-calorie meals and snacks. They … Continue reading

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Changing your Sleep Position Changes your Dreams

Do you sleep on your side, your back, or your stomach? There’s new evidence that changing the position you sleep in could influence your dreams, but this kind of change might not be the best idea for your health. Experts … Continue reading

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Segmented Sleep and is it Dangerous?

For new parents, late night shift workers, or people who are just too busy to get their 8 hours, segmented sleep is a painful reality. Research shows that sleeping in shifts was a common practice by our ancestors. But interrupting … Continue reading

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People with Constant Sleep Problems Could be at Risk for Problems

Researchers have found, going to bed at the same time every night helps the heart recover from the day and reduces the risk of heart disease. This may explain why people who work nights or travel between time zones frequently … Continue reading

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Afternoon Naps Might Make You Smarter

Trying to ace the next test but can’t seem to remember important things? Try taking a mid-afternoon nap. Research raises the idea that sleep, specifically a long afternoon nap, prepares the brain to remember things. Much like that of a … Continue reading

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You can Pick Your Mattress Just Fine, but What About Mattresses for Your Kids?

Picking a mattress for yourself, while a sometimes long process, is relatively simple. Test every mattress you look at, pick one that fits your bed frame and supports the quality of your sleep, and purchase. But what happens when you … Continue reading

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Losing Sleep Over Finding a New Mattress? Three Rules That Make the Perfect Mattress Easy to Find

Buying a new mattress can be an exciting adventure, as well as an interesting journey into the unknown. Research shows that you’ll spend more time on your mattress than on any other piece of furniture that you own, so picking … Continue reading

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How Long Do Adjustable Beds Usually Last?

Americans looking for that elusive, perfect night of undisturbed sleep often conclude that the time has come to invest in their bed. A quality full, queen, or king-sized mattress doesn’t come cheap, and many people pay thousands for attractive bedframes … Continue reading

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This Watch Will Jolt You Until You Get Out of Bed

For a variety of reasons, Americans of all ages have been falling in love with adjustable bed systems, but now, a group of inventors has taken the term “electric bed” to a whole new level. Most electric beds allow you … Continue reading

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Adjustable Bed Mattresses: What Options Are Available?

In 2015, a One Poll Survey found that 6% of Americans wake up in the middle of the night because of temperature-related sleep problems. A National Sleep Foundation report recently found that snoring affects 90 million Americans, including 37 million … Continue reading

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Dream World Versus Real Life

Imagine you’re having a vivid dream of something chasing you. You’re running and leaping across buildings, going all over the place, but what keeps your body from actually acting out these movements during REM sleep? Scientists have found the mechanism … Continue reading

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Do Dreams Have Meaning?

People have found their own meanings of dreams since ancient times. In more recent years, Sigmund Freud believed that a dream provided a window to our unconscious thoughts, while Alfred Adler said that a dream can help us solve real-life … Continue reading

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Do You Need to See a Sleep Specialist?

Getting enough sleep is an absolutely imperative for good health. If little changes to your lifestyle and environment have not helped your sleeping problem, then it may be time to see a doctor to evaluate your sleep history. A good … Continue reading

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Medications Can Affect Your Sleep

Relying on medications for a chronic condition or even minor ailments could leave you sleep-deprived or battling daytime drowsiness. Some heart, blood pressure, and asthma drugs, as well as over-the-counter medicines for colds, allergies, and headaches, can interrupt normal sleep … Continue reading

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Sleeping Patterns Change with Age

Many older adults have reported being less satisfied with their sleep than they were when they were younger. Insomnia and other sleep problems don’t have to be a part of aging, and there are steps you can take to sleep … Continue reading

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Sleeping through Summer

Seasons can affect the way we sleep. Here are some of the biggest sleep traps that can affect us over the summer. Depending on where you live and what time you go to sleep at night, it could still be … Continue reading

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Yawning Keeps Your Brain Cool

Many people think yawning is triggered because you’re bored, tired or need oxygen, but it is actually argued that it may help to regulate the brain’s temperature. Medical professionals are touting that our brains are super sensitive to temperature changes … Continue reading

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Sleep Can Sharpen Your Memory

Researchers from Northwestern University noted that stimulation during sleep could reinforce what people have already learned, but doesn’t help them gain new skills. Their research has shown that memory is strengthened for something you’ve already learned rather than learning something … Continue reading

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Sleep May Be Gender Based

Although most men and women need about 7 to 8 hours of sleep per night, their sleep patterns are generally different. Women often sleep more than men and experience a lighter sleep that is more easily disrupted. Many women have … Continue reading

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What happens to your brain in a new environment?

According to a study published in the journal, Current Biology, only about half your brain goes into deep sleep when you are trying try to go to bed in a new location that’s not as comfortable as your own bed. … Continue reading

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A Sleeping Schedule? Do You Need to Change Yours?

Need to change your usual sleep schedule? With the right guidance, you just might be able to. We’d like to think we control our bodies, choosing when to go to sleep and when to wake up. However, research shows we’ve … Continue reading

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The Effects of ASPD and DSPS

While our bodies are hard-wired to crave certain sleep and wake times, there is help for those extreme larks and night owls. Read more to find out what you can do to help your sleeping schedule if you have ASPD … Continue reading

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Sleeping for Teens

Sleep is food for the brain and during sleep, important body functions and brain activity occur. Skipping sleep can be harmful and can even be deadly, particularly if you are behind the wheel. When you are a teen, sleepiness can … Continue reading

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What Do Doctors Say About Setting a Wake-Sleep Schedule?

Sleep hygiene has a profound impact on your health, wakefulness, and overall quality of life. Of course, when the makers of many of the most popular adjustable bed systems in the world tell you this, perhaps it may look like … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning: Get Rid of the 100 Insect Species in Your Home

A new study from the scientific journal PeerJ might just give you that extra motivation you need to finally start spring cleaning. A team of entomologists examined 50 homes in the Raleigh, NC, and counted the number of arthropods — that just … Continue reading

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Do you Have a Flat Mattress? Try an Adjustable Bed on for Size!

Most times, a flat mattress isn’t the most comfortable place to sleep. But there can be an easy fix for you and your sleeping problems, try an adjustable bed. Instead of propping yourself up with pillows and spending the whole … Continue reading

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Ready, Get Set, Sleep!

Many people have an issue getting a good night’s rest. Here are a few tips that may help you get the sleep you need. * Establish a more natural sleep routine. Teenagers who sleep in until 3pm on Sunday and … Continue reading

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Getting Comfortable for Bed

Can’t ever seem to get comfortable at night? Perhaps you need an electric bed. These adjustable bed mattresses allow a sleeper to put their bed at an incline, so that the top part of the body is supported as it … Continue reading

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What is an Adjustable Bed?

First off, an adjustable bed is also known as a ‘superstucture” or underlying support base for your mattress. Some people prefer an air mattress, a memory foam mattress, or even a regular spring mattress but in recent years the evolution … Continue reading

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Tips for Older Adults for Better Sleep

Falling asleep and staying asleep at night, isn’t always easy. For the some 70 million Americans who suffer from chronic sleep disorders, it can be nearly impossible. For students and working adults, getting a good night’s sleep during the week … Continue reading

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Never Buy a Comforter Without Doing This First

This April the Washington Post advice columnist Hints From Heloise addressed a topic near and dear to our hearts, adjustable beds. Specifically, a reader wrote in to complain that the comforter she bought from the store was too short to fit on … Continue reading

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True or False? Don’t Believe These 4 Sleep Quality Myths

This week the popular LifeHacker blog published a report on common myths, half-truths, and outright lies surrounding our sleep hygiene. The feature raised a number of important concerns about sleep quality, but only revealed the tip of the iceberg when … Continue reading

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Why Invest in an Adjustable Bed Mattress? Three Great Reasons to Take Control of Your Sleep

There are very few things in this world that every single person can relate to, but failing to get a good night’s sleep is certainly one of them. If you’ve been tossing and turning on an ordinary mattress, you’re not … Continue reading

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New Study Reveals the Importance of Regular Bedtimes for Children

Parents of young children are probably already well aware that establishing a regular bedtime is not an easy task. Getting your kids to go to bed is tough enough on its own, and accomplishing the task when you’re also tired makes … Continue reading

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How Your E-Reader Can Be Ruining Your Sleep Schedule

If you’ve decided to invest in a shiny new tablet or e-reader, you’ve already found out that these mobile devices can be very convenient for avid readers. You save money when you buy books; you waste less paper; and you … Continue reading

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3 Tips to Help You Stop Procrastinating Before Bed

Even when you know that it’s time to go to bed, you might find yourself suddenly busy or not sleepy at all. This is actually more common than you probably think; you’re not the only one who regularly stays awake … Continue reading

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Why is Arianna Huffington Launching a ‘Sleep Revolution’?

Arianna Huffington recently raised eyebrows with her latest project, “The Sleep Revolution.” Huffington wants to change the way we approach the concept of sleep, and her new book “The Sleep Resolution” just made its debut on the New York Times … Continue reading

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Do Adjustable Bed Mattresses Fit on Regular Bed Frames?

The average person needs seven to nine hours sleep each night, yet millions of Americans don’t even come close. One in four U.S. workers suffers from insomnia, costing employers $63 billion in lost productivity annually. But then there are the … Continue reading

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Importance of Sleep

Sometimes, a flat mattress just isn’t the most comfortable place to sleep. But there can be an easy fix for you and your sleeping problems, try an adjustable bed. Instead of propping yourself up with pillows and spending the whole … Continue reading

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How an Adjustable Bed May Help You Reduce Snoring

Adjustable beds may offer aid for people who experience snoring because it might help the person while in an upright position throughout the night. For people who snore, it is said that sleeping at an incline of at least 6 … Continue reading

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History of Adjustable Beds

The first real electric adjustable bed was created in the 19th century by Dr Willis D Gatch. He designed and manufactured what is known to today as the standard adjustable bed. At the Indiana University school of medicine, Gatch drew … Continue reading

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The Biggest Physical Effects of Sleep Deprivation

The effects of sleep deprivation can manifest as both mental and physical symptoms, both of which are very harmful. Researchers actually estimate that sleep deprivation costs U.S. employers around $63 billion every year because 25% of all workers don’t get … Continue reading

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Do You Have a Snoring Spouse? Here Are a Few Tips for Sleeping Through the Night

It’s not always easy to tell your partner that because of his/her snoring, you aren’t able to get a good night’s sleep. Even though snoring is a common problem and affects an estimated 37 million Americans on a regular basis, … Continue reading

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The Psychological Effects of Sleep Deprivation

When you don’t get enough sleep at night, or when you don’t sleep well through the night, the resultant grogginess can last throughout the entire day. It’s not hard to see the physical effects of not getting enough sleep; from … Continue reading

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Tips for When You’re Fed Up with Snoring

Snoring is one of the most common nighttime habits that people have today; it’s estimated that around 90 million Americans snore while they sleep, and 37 million people do so on a regular basis. That being said, you don’t have … Continue reading

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3 Essential Benefits of an Adjustable Bed That Will Dramatically Enhance Your Quality of Life

There are many household items that are fairly interchangeable, but your mattress is one thing that needs to suit your unique wants and needs. The quality of your sleep plays a direct role in your daily life, and you deserve … Continue reading

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Benefits of an Adjustable Bed

There are several reasons why regular mattresses may not be suitable for you to get a good night’s sleep. One of the primary benefits of an electric adjustable bed is that it allows for you to correctly position your mattress … Continue reading

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Finding the Right Mattress

There are a lot of different factors that go into play when you are trying to get a good night’s sleep. Comfort level and temperature come into play, but a lot of people forget how important it is to have … Continue reading

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We Need Sleep but Why?

Our bodies regulate sleep in the same way that it regulates eating, drinking and breathing. Because of this, scientists and doctors believe that sleep serves as a critical role in our lives and in our health. Surprisingly, an estimated 40 … Continue reading

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Too Much Sleep or Not Enough?

Some people sleep too much and some don’t get enough because of things like busy schedules, sickness or just not having a good adjustable bed to support your back. If you are one of the people that experiences a sleeping … Continue reading

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Rules of Threes for Sleep

Theresa Lengerich, PsyD, a clinical psychologist, recommends a “rule of threes” to see a better night’s rest. Are you waking up at least three nights a week? Does it take longer than 30 minutes to get back to sleep? Has … Continue reading

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Dreams

Your sleep can be affected by many things along with having a bed that supports your lifestyle. Experiencing the comfort and adjustability of an adjustable bed along with making sure the temperature is right in your room before you sleep … Continue reading

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A Quick Guide on the Symptoms and Treatments of Insomnia

Insomnia is one of the most common problems that Americans face today. Sleep and wake disorders affect anywhere from 50-70 million U.S. adults, and it’s estimated that one in four workers has insomnia. According to one survey from the Centers … Continue reading

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Questions to Ask Yourself If You’re Having Trouble Sleeping

Have you found that you’re not sleeping as soundly as you used to? There are several possible reasons why you might not be getting the sleep you need. Getting a solid seven to nine hours of sleep every night is … Continue reading

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Why Do Flat Beds Hurt So Much?

If you’re like most people, you’ve slept on a regular flat bed for your entire life. You probably haven’t thought much of it, because it’s all you’ve ever known. If you have trouble finding a comfortable sleep position at night, … Continue reading

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Do You Fall into One of These Groups? If So, Your Sleep May Be Suffering

It’s not easy getting a full night of sleep these days; it seems like there’s always something more important to do than getting a solid eight hours of shut-eye. But there are some people who tend to get the least … Continue reading

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Quick Tips for Better Sleep at Night

Do you have trouble getting a good night’s sleep? If so, you definitely aren’t alone. It’s estimated that anywhere between 50 million to 70 million Americans suffer from sleep/wake disorders. Although many of these conditions are due to biological or … Continue reading

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Buying a New Mattress: Where Do I Start?

How do you know if it’s really time to start shopping for a new mattress? One of the first signs is that your mattress is nine or 10 years old (or perhaps even older); it will likely start to show … Continue reading

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A Quick Guide to Memory Foam Mattresses

How do you know which type of mattress to choose when you’re buying a new one? The decision may not be easy if you’ve decided that you want to get rid of your old flat bed and invest in an … Continue reading

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Chiropractic Pillows

You spend one-third of your life in bed. Now think about how much time you spend snuggled up to your pillow and how important it is that you use one that’s right for you. If you have neck or back … Continue reading

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Better Sleep after a Massage

If you’re up at night worrying about life problems whether its financial or a relationship, a massage could be the solution you’ve been looking for. Sometimes professional massage sessions aren’t feasible, but there are alternatives. Massage chairs and pillows are … Continue reading

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How Menopause Can Affect Your Sleep

As you age your hormones affect your mood and sleep. About 61 percent of women who are past menopause and almost 80 percent of women who are in perimenopause report sleep problems. That’s partially because your ovaries are slowing down … Continue reading

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How Can Acupuncture Help You Fall Asleep?

Struggling to fall asleep at night can be frustrating, and may lead to other health problems. Acupuncture, which is an ancient Chinese practice, has been shown to improve sleep and has also been known to help treat insomnia. A lot … Continue reading

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Visiting a Chiropractor May Help You Fall Asleep

If you feel like you can’t get a good night’s sleep, there could be a solution for you. Visiting your local chiropractor will help soothe your back and could possibly help you get to sleep easier. Chiropractors aren’t usually thought … Continue reading

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A Quick Guide on the Symptoms and Treatments of Insomnia

Insomnia is one of the most common problems that Americans face today. Sleep and wake disorders affect anywhere from 50-70 million U.S. adults, and it’s estimated that one in four workers has insomnia. According to one survey from the Centers … Continue reading

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Five Sleep-Related Questions You’ve Always Wanted to Ask

More and more people are prioritizing their sleep. As new studies come out revealing the importance of sleep, it’s getting much harder to ignore the effects that poor sleep quality can have on your body. Here are a few of … Continue reading

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How Exercise Affects your Sleep

You’ve probably heard many times before about how exercise helps you feel better all around. Eating healthy, cutting out sugars from your diet, and relaxing before bed (with no products containing caffeine) will keep you feeling good and give you … Continue reading

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Animals Sleep Like We Do!

Many animals have different ways of sleeping.  Some animals sleep much different then what a human needs to survive. Did you know that giraffes can go without sleep for weeks and brown bats sleep for nearly the entire day? From … Continue reading

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Different Types of Insomnia

Acute Insomnia: This type of insomnia can be caused by a change in a person’s life. Sometimes, it is stress that can be from a job change, too much travel or worry. Chronic Insomnia: This type of insomnia can be … Continue reading

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Your Body’s Internal Clock

Many people notice that they experience different levels of sleepiness and alertness throughout the day, but what is causing these patterns?   Sleep is regulated by two different body systems: sleep/wake homeostasis and the circadian biological clock. When a person has been … Continue reading

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Melatonin and Sleep

Melatonin is a natural hormone made by your body’s pineal gland. This gland is pea-sized and is located just above the middle of the brain. During the day the pineal gland is inactive. When the sun goes down and darkness … Continue reading

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Depression and Sleep

Feeling sad every now and then is a big part of being a human and feelings of sadness, anxiety and hopelessness can be a huge part of why you are losing sleep without even realizing it. Depression is an illness … Continue reading

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Some of the Features of an Adjustable Bed

If you’ve already begun searching for a new bed and you’ve chosen to look at adjustable beds, you’re on the right track. Getting better sleep at night is the main reason why so many consumers have sought out adjustable beds, … Continue reading

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Getting Children on a Sleep Schedule

When your children go on winter or summer vacation, their sleeping schedule can be disrupted. This new schedule can make them miss hours of important slumber. Here are some tips to help ease your child into a good sleeping schedule … Continue reading

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Myths and Facts about Sleep

There are a lot of myths about sleeping that are actually not true. For starters, snoring is a common problem that is especially common in men. Although snoring is harmless for most people, it can be harmful to some with … Continue reading

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Relaxation Tips for Falling Asleep

Getting to sleep can be a difficult process, so please enjoy reading about some of these relaxation tips to help quiet your mind and body before bed. Breathing exercises can be very helpful to get to sleep. Turn all your … Continue reading

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What Happens When You Sleep

Getting a good night’s sleep not only helps you to wake up and feel refreshed but sleep affects how we look, feel and perform on a daily basis and have a huge impact on your quality of life. Most people … Continue reading

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Jet Lag and Sleep

A lot of people travel for their jobs and jet lag can be a problem for your sleep schedule when traveling to different time zones. For many years, jet lag was considered just a state of mind. But when traveling … Continue reading

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Sleepwalking?

Sleepwalking or somnambulism is a behavior disorder that causes people to walk around or perform other acts while in a deep sleep. It is much more common in children then it is in adults and is more likely to occur … Continue reading

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Electronics in the Bedroom? Friend or Foe?

Electronics are a huge part of the 21st century, and being focused on our phones and computers is just a part of life. But learning how to control your electronic intake before bed can be really important for your health. … Continue reading

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How Your Diet Could Be Affecting Your Sleep Quality

Believe it or not, there are a myriad of small things that can affect the quality of your sleep. If you find that you’re feeling tired all of the time, there are many ways to approach the issue. A good … Continue reading

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Can Natural Sleep Remedies Work?

If sleep is the last thing on your to-do list, you’ll find that you aren’t alone. The National Sleep Foundation says seven to nine hours is a good amount of time for a full night’s rest, but the average American … Continue reading

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Three New Technologies That May Help Improve Your Sleep

Getting a good night’s sleep is, for the most part, something that is very separate from technology and digital devices; instead of helping people get better sleep quality, it seems that the rise of smartphones and tablets has only caused … Continue reading

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Improving Your Sleep Quality: A Smart New Year Resolution!

With a new year beginning, you’ve probably already considered making a New Year’s Resolution. Some people make resolutions related to their health and wellbeing. Others aim to eat healthier, to exercise more often, and to spend more time relaxing and … Continue reading

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How Sleep Can Impact Your Mental Health

Getting a good night’s sleep seems like a harder task than ever before. Between managing all of the stresses of the day, and then making sure that your bedroom environment is conductive to a comfortable sleep position and sleep schedule, … Continue reading

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Your Brain on Sleep: How Do You Naturally Wake Up?

Scientists have made some incredible discoveries recently about how the human body and brain rely on sleep to function properly; just as interesting, however, is how the brain processes the “waking” part of your “sleep-wake cycle.” Without enough sleep at … Continue reading

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The Sense of Sound, How Noises Affect Your Sleep

There are many factors beyond your control which your senses pick up and which influence the quality of your sleep. If you wake up in the middle of the night to find that you’re too hot or cold, just as … Continue reading

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Why Napping Could Be a Huge Health Benefit

Getting enough sleep every night isn’t always easy, or even realistic, for many adults today. The thing is, if you aren’t getting at least seven hours of sleep each night (and ideally even nine hours of sleep), your physical and … Continue reading

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Are Age and Sleep Connected?

Your brain plays a critical role in the timing of your sleep and waking up habits, but sometimes other factors including our own behavior can affect our sleep routine. Age, jet lag, and work can also all dramatically influence your … Continue reading

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Try Good Sleeping Habits

Making your sleeping routine your own is a very important part of getting a good night’s sleep. Some of the following things are recommendations to help you get a good balance of sleep to keep you energized and feeling refreshed … Continue reading

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Are you Wondering What Style of Adjustable Bed is the Best for You?

If you’re currently wondering what style of adjustable bed might be the best choice for you and your partner, please continue to read this post, and then explore the different makes and models of Craftmatic® Adjustable Beds. Plus Our 30-Day … Continue reading

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Is an Adjustable Bed Just What You Need?

Many people believe that they can’t get electric beds for the home, but this is simply untrue. This option is ideal for many who may have conditions, such as low back pain that may keep them up at night. Additionally, … Continue reading

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REM Sleep

REM sleep or rapid eye movement basically is when your body is paralyzed but your brain is completely active. Here’s a breakdown of what happens. First your brain is racing, your eyes are rapidly moving behind your closed eye lids … Continue reading

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Resetting Your Brain for a Better Night’s Sleep

There are specific brain structures and chemicals that produce the states of sleeping and waking.  Everyone has an internal clock that helps the brain regulate a daily rhythm. An internal clock becomes a part of you during the first months … Continue reading

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Are Pets in the Bedroom a Problem?’ Study Shows That Many Pet Owners Sleep Better

If you have a furry friend at home, you probably already have a preference for bedtime routines: either your pet keeps you company at night or he/she has to sleep in the designated pet bed. But if you do let your pet … Continue reading

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How Natural Light and Artificial Light Affects Your Sleep

Ever feel like you simply can’t get a good night’s sleep? There are plenty of reasons why you might not be able to get comfortable, but you may have forgotten about the importance of the environmental factors in your bedroom. … Continue reading

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3 Easy Ways to Improve Your Comfort Levels AND Your Sleep Quality

The comfort of your bedroom environment plays a big role in how well you’re able to fall asleep and stay asleep, but if you’re like most people, you’ve never known just how big of a role it plays. Here a … Continue reading

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The Real Story Behind Snoring, And What You Can Do About It

Snoring affects so many people and yet it’s something that many people still feel hesitant to talk about. It’s a little bit embarrassing to be the person who snores loud enough to wake up the neighbors, but it’s important to … Continue reading

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Feeling Sore When You Wake Up? It’s Not You, It may be Your Flat Bed!

Have you ever woken up in the morning to find that your low back was hurting? Maybe you feel a dull ache in your lower back that never seems to go away. Maybe you just wake up during the night, … Continue reading

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The Importance of Getting the Sleep Your Body Needs

Getting a good night’s sleep is one of the most important things you can do for the health of your body and your mind. There has recently been a lot of focus in the medical community about why sleep is … Continue reading

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How Electronics Contribute to Decreased Quality of Sleep

There are a few obvious factors that affect the quality of your sleep: everything from the amount of sunlight in your bedroom to the quality of your mattress can have a major effect on your comfort while sleeping. Many people … Continue reading

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Improving your Sleep Environment

Getting a good night’s sleep is very important especially when you have a huge list of things to do the next day. Making sure your bedroom is comfortable before going to sleep is a huge part of feeling relaxed and … Continue reading

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The Most Common Myths About Sleeping — Debunked!

Getting the proper amount of sleep these days isn’t always easy. There are so many things to do, and so many ways to get distracted, that it can be difficult to consider your sleep to be a priority. There are … Continue reading

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Being Stressed Won’t Help You Sleep

Stress and sleep don’t go well together. This article should help you find ways to de-stress from a hard day and help you get a good night’s sleep to feel refreshed for a new day. If you have sleepless nights … Continue reading

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Relaxing and Unwinding Before Bed

You will sleep easier and more soundly if you are consistently trying to relax and unwind before bed. Having a peaceful and an actual routine before bed can send powerful signals to your brain that tell you it’s time to … Continue reading

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What to do When You Can’t Fall Back Asleep

It’s fairly normal to wake-up a few times during the night especially since most of the time you won’t remember it. But if you are consistently waking up during all hours of night and having trouble falling back asleep, the following tips may … Continue reading

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Some Distractions Before Bed

Long days in the office away from natural light can impact how awake you are and can make your brain sleepy as well. Things like LED lights and TV’s/computer screens can actually make your body think it’s time to wake … Continue reading

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Foods and Drinks to Avoid Before Bed

The eating habits you may have during the day can affect a big part in how well you sleep. It’s really important that you actually watch what you eat before bedtime because it could affect your sleeping hours. Some Foods … Continue reading

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When Counting Sheep Doesn’t Work

Sometimes even if you try and try to fall asleep and you can’t, it may be time to consult a physician. If you have tried all the tips and tricks that go along with trying to fall asleep, you may … Continue reading

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Exercise Equals a Good Night’s Rest

Studies show that exercising regularly can help improve health and may help you feel less drowsy and more energized during the day. Not all of us have time do work out for 2 hours a day, but even a light … Continue reading

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Exercise Can Equal a Good Night’s Rest

Studies show that exercising regularly can help improve health and may help you feel less drowsy. Getting into a daily exercise routine can also help you feel more energized during the day. Not all of us have time to work … Continue reading

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Electric Bed Controls: Easy as 1-2-3

Owning an adjustable electric bed may sound confusing, but these beds are actually a lot more straightforward than you might think. Our adjustable beds come with the capacity to control the bed remotely, as you do with your TV. By … Continue reading

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How to Find the Right Size Adjustable Double Beds for You and a Partner

A good night’s sleep may sound easy for some to achieve, but others know that it can take some time to get comfortable and nod off. According to the National Sleep Foundation, if you lie in bed for more than … Continue reading

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Comparison Shop These Styles of Adjustable Beds with This Handy List

Going bed shopping can be tricky enough, but for some people, a conventional flat mattress just isn’t enough to choose from. If you happen to need more comfort than what the average mattress can offer, then you may be one … Continue reading

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What’s Keeping You from a Good Night’s Sleep?

A good night’s sleep is more than just a good night’s sleep. It’s poor sleep costs this country more than just a restless night. It costs us unproductivity, accidents in the workplace as well as the road and unhappy relationships … Continue reading

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Adjustable Beds Have the Latest Technology

Today’s adjustable beds come with amazing technology. The Craftmatic® Monaco adjustable bed models come with the latest technology in Wireless two-way Wi-Fi remote control with LED screen and digital clock. You can even download an application* on your iPhone® or … Continue reading

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If You Enjoy Convenience and Creature Comforts, Why Not Get an Adjustable Electric Bed?

With the fast pace of technological advancement today, everything is being manufactured to provide the most comfortable and convenient experience for consumers. Drivers no longer have to crane their necks to back out of a parking space. Instead, they can … Continue reading

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Flat Mattresses Can Be Inferior

If you are not sleeping soundly through the night, then it may be time to change your mattress.  Did you know that adjustable beds are not only helpful for getting a good night’s sleep but a Craftmatic® Adjustable Bed is … Continue reading

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How Many Adjustable Bed Mattresses Can You Choose From?

When many people hear the term “adjustable bed,” they often think of hospital beds. However, these beds are becoming increasingly popular as more and more people look for the optimal way to get a good night’s sleep. One of the … Continue reading

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How, When, and Where You Sleep Matters More Than You May Think

Plenty of people know the secrets to getting their 40 winks each night. For instance, reducing stress is one way to avoid counting sheep into the late hours, but other tricks include diet, exercise, and even using aromatherapy scents like … Continue reading

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How Do You Get a Good Night Sleep? When Is the Last Time You Had One?

Did you know that a human can survive longer without food or water than without sleep? In case that is something you did not know, sleep is one of the most important things that we can do to keep our … Continue reading

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The Unfortunate Physics of Flat Mattresses

Getting better sleep is a universal desire, especially for those who experience low back pain. About 85% of people will suffer from low back pain and discomfort at some point in their lives, from a variety of sources. In fact, … Continue reading

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Three Reasons That Flat Mattresses Are Inherently Inferior

Like many people, you’ve probably been sleeping on a flat mattress your entire life. Therefore, you’ve probably had to spend more than your fair share of time thinking up ways to get a good night sleep. For some people, sleeping … Continue reading

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You Won’t Believe You Can Find These Features on Adjustable Bed Systems

An adjustable bed may help you sleep better if you experience sleeplessness, especially if it’s caused by discomfort. One of the conditions that can keep you up is low back pain. Therefore, if you have this issue, it may be … Continue reading

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3 Surprisingly Simple Ways to Stop Snoring Once and For All

Can’t seem to stop snoring at night? You’re not alone, if so. Approximately 45% of adults snore on occasion. And while it’s certainly easy to joke about someone’s snoring habit, this phenomenon is actually more serious than you think. In … Continue reading

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We Have Smart Phones and Smart Cars, Now It’s Time for Smarter Beds

When most people think of adjustable beds, they think of hospital beds. In the same way that all squares are rectangles, but not all rectangles are squares. Hospital beds are adjustable beds, but adjustable beds are definitely not hospital beds. … Continue reading

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Need Comfort, Luxury, or Relief From Stress or Tension from muscle pain? These Adjustable Bed Systems with Optional Heat & Massage May Be Right for You

Are you looking into the many types of adjustable beds on the market? Take the time to think about what your sleep needs are, then take a look at the available adjustable bed systems that correspond with your preferences: Comfortable … Continue reading

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If Birds Do It, Bees Do It, and Even Educated Fleas Do It, Why Can’t You Sleep?

Birds do it, bees do it, even educated fleas do it. So let’s do it, let’s fall asleep… “Sleep is the foundation of all wellness.” So says Dr. Michael Breus, a clinical psychologist, Fellow of The American Academy of Sleep … Continue reading

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Getting Too Much Sleep Might Be Worse Than Getting Too Little

It is fairly well known that getting too little sleep can have negative effects on your health. It can leave you feeling fatigued and groggy during the day, as well as possibly worsen the symptoms of a variety of health … Continue reading

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Getting 40 Winks: Why You Might Have Trouble Getting to Bed

Do you have trouble getting enough sleep, no matter how much you try to stick to your bedtime schedule? Don’t worry,  you’re not alone. Following, are just a few of the most common reasons why people have trouble getting to … Continue reading

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Wake Up to These Facts About Sleep

We all know what It’s like to have a poor night’s sleep, and to struggle to make it through the next day without nodding off at your desk. Yet If you do not get a good night of sleep, your … Continue reading

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Important Tips for Making Sure Teens Get Enough Sleep

Did you know that the average teenager needs about nine hours of sleep a night, and some need even more than that, in order to be fully alert during the day? However, 90% of teens report never sleeping this much, … Continue reading

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Forget Counting Sheep? Here’s 6 Tricks For Falling Asleep That Might Work Well

Bad news for anyone who enjoys reading in bed… doctors say that lying or sitting in bed for more than 15 minutes for any reason other than sleeping makes falling asleep at night far more difficult. That’s why most doctors … Continue reading

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How Can Electric Beds Help a Person Sleep?

Can’t ever seem to get comfortable at night? Perhaps you need an electric bed. These adjustable bed mattresses allow a sleeper to put their bed at an incline, so that the top part of the body is supported as it … Continue reading

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Three Ways to Get More Sleep At Night

Discomfort resulting from too little sleep or tossing and turning at night can be preventable. There are plenty of ways U.S. men and women can sleep better at night, promote good health, and increase sleep comfort. Here are just a … Continue reading

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The Truth About Sleep

Nearly all Americans are guilty of undermining the importance of sleep. The truth is, problems sleeping at night can have devastating effects on nearly all aspects of your life. Insufficient sleep may have long-term effects on your physical and emotional … Continue reading

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Ways To Mitigate Pain, And Get To Sleep

Most problems sleeping at night come down to the same thing: nagging, or even back pain. Just about everyone has spent hours — sometimes even an entire night — tossing and turning and trying to get comfortable in spite of … Continue reading

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Good Ways to Get to Sleep!

Most problems sleeping at night come down to the same thing: nagging, or even low back pain. Just about everyone has spent hours — sometimes even an entire night — tossing and turning and trying to get comfortable in spite … Continue reading

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