Author Archives: Amber Merton

New Gallup Poll on Sleep

A recent Gallup poll reveals that 40 percent of Americans aren’t getting the recommended number of hours of nighttime sleep. The general recommendation for optimal sleep is seven to nine hours per night. The average amount of sleep among Americans across the board is 6.8 hours.

Benefits of Buying a Mattress Online vs. in a Showroom

One of the primary reasons people put off replacing a mattress until well past its prime, despite being better educated about mattress life spans, is the fact that the traditional buying process is so uncomfortable. People don’t like going into stores and lying down on mattress after mattress to see what’s comfortable. It’s just not — comfortable. But, there are many more benefits (aside from personal comfort) to consider when it comes to buying a latex mattresses online rather than retail showrooms. The following are a few that really stand out.

Advantages of Bendable Beds

Bendable beds, commonly referred to as adjustable beds, are more than mere fashion statements in the bedroom. They offer real world medical and lifestyle benefits worth considering as you debate the right choice for your next mattress and bed pairing. These are just a few of the reasons you might want to consider adjustable bed frames when you make your next mattress purchase.

A Look at the Increased Use of Sleeping Pills

In National Use of Prescription Medications for Insomnia, appearing in Volume 37, Issue 02 of the journal SLEEP, Harvard Medical School reports that approximately 3.5 percent (nearly six million) U.S. adults admitted to the use of sleeping pills within a one-month period of time. The study, conducted for the years 2009 and 2010, showed an increase over a similar study conducted in 1999-2000 which reported only 2 percent of adults.

Introducing the World’s First GreenGuard Gold Certified Memory Foam Mattress Collection

GreenGuard Gold Certification

PlushBeds is committed to quality and health in our mattresses. We take great care to introduce you to mattresses you can feel proud to own and expose your family to. That’s why we’re excited to announce the first ever GreenGuard Gold Certified Memory Foam Mattress Collection.

The Best Summer Sheets

Summer is coming fast. Did you know that sheets can make a world of difference in how well you sleep? Many people are in the market for sheets this time of year. The right sheets can make new and innovative ways to keep your cool at night without breaking the bank by turning the air conditioning way down.

7 Ways to Reduce Allergens in Your Bedroom

It’s that time of year. Trees are starting to turn green once again. Flowers are beginning to bloom. And everything seems to be covered in a bright yellow sticky powder. Pollen. It gets to the best of us, and does a real number on our sinus cavities.

Survey Says: Americans Want to Know How to Sleep Better

A national sleep study conducted by SleepBetter.org discovered that Americans need to get more sleep. Not only are the losing precious hours of slumber, but they are also desperately seeking information on how to remedy the situation.

Should You Start Your Married Life with a New Mattress?

Getting married brings many changes into your life. Some of them are going to take a little getting used to. With so many things changing, is this a good time to bring a new mattress into the mix?

Better Sleep Month

Now that May is upon us, it is time to celebrate getting better sleep with Better Sleep Month, sponsored by the Better Sleep Council. This campaign occurs every May as a way to urge consumers to get the best sleep they can for better physical and emotional help, and also encourages purchasing new and better mattresses for a good’s night sleep. The Better Sleep Council raises awareness about what sleep does for the body and the negative health consequences of failing to get proper sleep, ranging from emotional stress to physical ailments.