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 well-being, and, in some circumstances, it can even put your safety at stake. Knowing what there is to know about sleep — and doing something about it — can make an incredible difference. Start by debunking common myths about sleeping.
Myth: Turning On The Radio And Blasting The A/C Will Keep You Awake While Driving
Many people will tell you that driving drowsy is OK, and sleepiness can be combated with loud music or brisk air conditioning. That’s just not true. If you are feeling especially sleepy, you should probably pull over for a nap.
Fact: Your Mattress Matters
Many people think that a comfortable mattress matters. Adjustable beds may be the best solution, especially if you share your bed with a romantic partner or spouse. Adjustable beds can be manipulated into thousands of different positions, and they are available in a variety of different materials, including memory foam. Consumers can choose the settings and materials that best suit them. Craftmatic® Adjustable Beds equipped with optional heat & massage also may provide temporary relief from:
• Low Back Pain
• Minor Aches and Pains Due to Muscular Fatigue or Overexertion
• Edema or Swelling of the Legs
• Poor Local Blood Circulation of the Legs
• Symptoms of Hiatus Hernia
• Nighttime Heartburn
• Symptoms of Gastric Reflux
• The optional heating accessory provides temporary relief from Mild Arthritis and Joint Pain, as well as muscle Pain Associated with Stress and Tension
• Sleeping in an upright position may Reduce or Ease Light and Occasional Snoring
What is the truth about sleeping? The truth about sleeping is that it matters a lot more than you think.