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Restless Sleep Syndrome

  A Sleep Disorder That Affects the Legs - Restless Sleep Syndrome Restless leg syndrome, known as RLS, is a sleep disorder that aff...

The Politics of a Mattress

In the movie "Thank You For Smoking" we follow the exploits of a man employed by a marketing front for the tobacco industry as he tries to convince...

Do I Really Need A Mattress Protector?

You just purchased a new memory foam mattress or organic mattress, and that is the first step to getting a great night's sleep. But how do you properly care for your new mattress? A very good quality memory foam or organic and natural latex mattress can last upwards of 12-15 years if properly maintained. How do you maintain it you ask? Let's first look at some of the enemies of a mattress:

Arthritic Insomnia

  Arthritic Insomnia If you are dealing with arthritis, one of the hardest things to deal with is the insomnia.  The sleeping d...

Aromatherapy and Insomnia

  Aromatherapy and Insomnia The primary purpose of aromatherapy is to produce an odor that induces an affect on the human body. Huma...

Where Do Dead Mattress Go?

Mattresses are one of the most wasteful items we manufacture as a society. They are usually comprised of memory foam, which is a petroleum and chemical based material. They are usually wrapped in a plastic fabric like microfiber or polyester, with some fancy name so it doesn't sound like plastic. These mattresses, marketed under fancy and recognizable names, are made to last 5-7 years and when they wear out, are not good for anything. They end up going into landfills where they sit and do not decompose.

Stop Snoring and Get a Good Night's Sleep

  Stop Snoring And Get A Good Night's Sleep When most people think of snoring, they think of it as an almost humorous nuisance. But ...

Why Wool Is Awesome For Use In Mattresses And Bedding

For centuries, people have been lovingly gathering the coat from sheep to use in bedding and clothing. It's safe for the animal and for humans, and...

What Truly Creates Snoring?

  What Truly Creates Snoring Relief It is not unusual if you have already tried a couple of stop snoring devices and products to no ...

Staying in Bed Can Lead to Insomnia

Staying In Bed Can Cause Insomnia It would seem ridiculous to suggest that the reason you can't fall asleep is because you a...

4 Common Allergies That Make You Snore

Do you have a problem with snoring?  You might be surprised to find out that it is coming from a problem with allergies.  Even if you do not typically have allergic reactions, they can show up during the night whenever we are breathing more deeply.  Here are the four most common allergies that cause snoring problems for us.  Getting rid of the source of the problem is typically the best way for you to overcome your snoring problem, once and for all.

Can Anxiety Cause Insomnia?

  Anxiety Causes Insomnia You wake up in the middle of the night to go to the bathroom, all the while you are up your mind is racing...

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