Author Archives: Amber Merton

Is Low Vitamin D Responsible for Your Restless Legs at Night?

Vitamin D is touted as one of the most important vitamins, minerals, and nutrients, and for many reasons. A new study has found that lack of enough of this essential vitamin could be causing restless legs at night.

Providing a Comfortable Guest Bed for the Holidays

Do you have family coming in from out of town for the holidays? Worried that your guest bed resembles some sort of medieval torture device?  There’s more than one great way to make this room as comfortable as possible for your treasured guests. These steps will have you off to a great start.

Drowsy Driving Prevention Awareness Week

Oh, snap! We had the following important article about Drowsy Driving Prevention Awareness Week pre-written and ready to post two weeks ago, but got so busy researching and writing our green living influencers post that we completely missed publishing it. It’s so important though, we felt it was still very much worth addressing, so here it is.

Drowsy driving costs lives. It’s that simple. According to AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety and its annual traffic safety study released November 2014, drowsy driving is believed to be the cause of 6,400 fatal U.S. crashes every year.

How the End of Daylight Saving Time Affects Your Sleep 

That extra hour of sleep may add a little bit of spring in your step when coming off of Daylight Saving Time, but it has a decidedly different impact from what you may expect. Changing your body clock is never as simple as dialing the numbers on the clock back or forward an hour once a year.

Next Generation Advanced Memory Foam Technology

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Memory foam has had quite a history since its development in the last 1960’s. There have been a few changes over the years, but few as transformative as the most recent advance in memory foam technology. In order to see how far memory foam has come though, it’s always interesting to take a step back and see where it all began.

Latex Mattress Fire Retardancy

Safety is important when choosing a mattress. There are many types of safety to consider. Some are more important to some families than others.

About Belsomra: New Sleep Drug

As of August 13th, 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Belsomra. Also called Suvorexant, Belsomra is used primarily for treating insomnia. It is meant to help people fall asleep and stay asleep. It is sold in tablet form.

Managing Sleep Disruptions During Menopause

There is one “M” word that strikes fear in the hearts of middle-aged (or those approaching middle age) women everywhere. It’s the dreaded menopause.

The Best Place to Take a Nap

You’ve made it to the noon-time hour and even grabbed a bite to eat. Your belly is full and suddenly your eyelids feel as though they’re made of lead. You desperately want to take a nap, but home, hearth, and bed sweet bed are miles away. What’s a person to do? Thanks to a new nap app, called Google Naps, help is at hand.

The Best Memory Foam Mattresses for Stomach and Side Sleepers

Finding the perfect mattress for the way you sleep is important for getting a great night’s sleep. Memory foam mattresses provide the comfort, coolness, and support most people need in order to sleep well throughout the night. However, some memory foam mattresses are better suited for people who sleep in certain positions while others are better for those who sleep in different positions. This guide will help you determine the better mattress choice for your sleep needs.