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Exercise is one of the best things you can do for your health. But how about for your sleep? It turns out, being active during the day can improve the sleep people get at night—with a few caveats. Learn more about the exercise-sleep relationship, including answers to these common questions. How does exercise influence sleep?…

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How Dreams May Signify Health Issues

It probably comes as no surprise that your dreams may mirror the status of your mental health. (Classic example: A stressful week at work results in dreaming that you showed up at the office without pants on.) But what you may not realize is that your dreams can also point to physical health issues. Discover…

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The Benefits of an Adjustable Base 

You may be shopping for a new mattress recently and the Sales Associate might have talked about an adjustable base. You look at the price tag and may have had some sticker shock, but an adjustable base is an investment towards your health. Many Americans are not getting enough sleep at night because they are…

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Is your current mattress supporting your dreams or letting you fall flat? Teens have different needs than seniors when it comes to mattress size and type. Pregnant women have their own unique mattress requirements, as do kids. The key to better sleep throughout your whole life is to understand that your mattress needs to change…

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7 Mattress Myths Debunked

Getting past the gimmicks to the truth about YOUR mattress Buying a new mattress is a lot like buying car insurance. Comparing features and price from brand to brand is challenging because there are so many variables. Inner spring or latex, organic or natural, euro-top, pillow-top or luxury-plush – the combinations are endless. And because…

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5 Reasons to Use a Mattress Protector

Clean living means ensures having a sleep environment free of dust mites, allergens & other unpleasant elements If you just bought a new mattress you may have though the sales associate was trying to up sell you on a mattress protector, but really a mattress protector is worth it to protect your investment. What’s lurking…

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Tips for When You Wake Up in the Middle of the Night

How you handle waking up in the middle of the night has a big impact on your odds of falling back asleep quickly. Here’s how to play your cards right. There are lots of reasons you might wake up during the night, from drinking a little too much wine before bed to hearing a loud noise outside your window….

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5 Best Plants for Your Bedroom

Placing a few of these botanical beauties near your bed can help you sleep better. The furnishings of the average bedroom are fairly universal: a bed, probably a nightstand, a lamp, chair, and rug. But what about plants? Few bedrooms contain them—and that could be a mistake. Plants can improve the quality of the air…

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The Power (Down) Vitamin Magnesium

The supplement claims to help you get a better night’s sleep. Learn what the science says about taking magnesium. Drugstore shelves are crowded with supplements that claim to promote sleep, and it can be hard to tell which over-the-counter remedies are most effective. One supplement with some science behind it is magnesium. Read on to find out…

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How to Get Enough Sleep in College

Sleep & Memory = Building Blocks of Learning College is synonymous with all-nighters, whether it’s cramming for an exam or cramming into a party. While sleep is a must, so are classes, club meetings, extracurricular activities and maybe even a part time job. Sleeping late on weekends might be the most popular quick fix, but…

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5 Lifestyle Changes that Reduce Snoring

Put an end to noisy nights and restless sleep with these easy-to-follow tips to reduce snoring. There are some nighttime noises you can’t control, like a rowdy roommate, the neighbor’s howling dog, or cars on a nearby highway. Luckily, you can turn down the volume on one of the most common sleep-disturbing sounds: Snoring. These simple lifestyle tweaks can…

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Does Snoring Mean I Have Sleep Apnea

Learn how serious your snoring really is and if you may have sleep apnea. Snoring can do a lot more harm than just annoy your partner—it can lead to poor sleep quality and quantity. About 90 million Americans suffer from snoring; as many as half of those may have the sleep disorder Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). While…

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