Author Archives: Amber Merton

Benefits of CertiPUR-US Certified Foams in Mattresses

CertiPUR-US refers to a certification process that allows consumers to purchase foam products, such as mattresses, furniture, and home furnishings that contain flexible polyurethane foam that has been tested and certified for the following characteristics.

Awaken Sweat-Free with PlushBeds New Memory Foam Mattresses

Getting a good night’s sleep often requires keeping your cool. Literally. People who sleep in cooler rooms are able to enjoy better quality and quantity of sleep. A cool bedroom is considered the best temperature for sleeping.

Benefits of Hypoallergenic Pillows

It’s not always easy to know the right kinds of pillows to purchase to meet your needs now and in the future. Purchasing the right pillow can make a world of difference to the comfort and quality of your sleep. It can also greatly impact your physical health and help you deal with allergies – especially when you choose to purchase hypoallergenic pillows.

The Link Between Insomnia and GERD

A recent study has uncovered a significant relationship between gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and sleep disturbances. According to the study, the relationship may be bidirectional with sleep disorders serving to induce gastrointestinal disturbances and GI issues or symptoms acting to worsen the problem of fragmented sleep.

Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder

Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder (DSPD) is a medical condition that causes you to fall asleep two or more hours later than the average person, and results in you staying asleep for longer in the morning. According to the American Sleep Association, approximately ten percent of chronic insomnia cases are a result of Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder.

The Best Memory Foam Mattress for Sleeping Cool

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Choosing the right, or wrong, mattress can have serious implications on your ability to get a good night’s sleep consistently for years to come. It’s important to take your time and make a choice that’s right for your needs. That includes taking a little time to consider all the smaller details too – like temperature.

What Does it Mean to Be an Eco-INSTITUT Tested Product?

Eco INSTITUT certification

The Eco Institute, located in Cologne, Germany is a highly respected organization responsible for testing products to determine their pollutants and emissions. The institute has more than 25 years of experience testing products for trace amounts and even residues of hazardous chemicals as well as the testing of emissions or outgassing created by the products.

Is a Blood Test for Narcolepsy on the Forefront?

Narcolepsy, the rare and long-term sleep disorder, may have a new way to be diagnosed — with the help of a unique type of blood test. The findings come from Alberto De la Herran-Arita who published a paper after discovering distinctions in the blood of people who have narcolepsy. The Huffington Post reported that his team of researchers found that autoimmune diseases may be linked to narcolepsy and that in the future, a simple blood test might indicate narcolepsy for that individual.

How to Get Better REM (Rapid Eye Movement) Sleep

Most people associate Rapid Eye Movement (REM) sleep with a period of sleep in which dreams are most vivid. While this is often the case, there is much more to REM sleep than dreams.

The Best Memory Foam Mattress for Morning Aches and Pains

PlushBeds memory foam mattress

Memory foam mattresses have gained a great deal of popularity over the years due to their many benefits. Part of the reason they’ve been so popular is because they are constructed in many layers of varying density. These layers respond to weight and temperature in order to mold to the shape of the individual bodies sleeping on them.