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We Talk Contour Pillows On The Sleep Doctor

Today I had a customer make a statement I hear over and over and over again..."Oh, I have had that kind of pillow, and I didn't like it." I am refe...

Insomnia - The Inability to Sleep

  Insomnia - The Inability to Sleep Insomnia is characterized by an inability to sleep and/or to remain asleep for a reasonable peri...

Best Mattress For A Kid?

I have seen it time and time again. Parents come to the store, shop for hours, test lots of beds, ask lots of questions like "What is the best matt...

When Partners Disagree on the Feel of Mattress

When you work in the mattress industry for as long as I have, you hear and see it all. Boy, do I have some stories! One of the more consistent situ...

Do I Need To Flip My Mattress?

Once upon a time, dinosaurs roamed the earth, Ronald Reagan was President of the United States and Twilight was that time of the day when the sun w...

Does The Height Of My Mattress Matter?

If you are over 40, you likely remember the days when mattresses were very thin. And all was right in the world. They fit well on your bed, your sh...

What Is The Best Position To Sleep?

I often get asked which position is the best for achieving proper rest. This is a great question and you may find the answers eye-opening. What are...

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...

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