Category Archives: Sleep Disorders

Baby Talk: New Ways to Sleep When You’re a New Parent

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One of the most amazing moments in life is the joy of having a new baby. From the tiny clothes to the precious nursery, it all seems like stuffed animals and rainbows. After the initial veil of joy wears off, you’re faced with the new reality: sleeping when you have a newborn. While newborns sleep the majority of the day, it seems that the parents are the ones who just can’t find the time to sleep. While nothing is more important than the health and well being of your child, your health and well being is also very crucial. Let’s learn how to get a few hours of shut eye in between feedings and diaper changing.

How to Sleep Well in a Foreign Country

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You’re going abroad on maybe a vacation or business, either way there’s a lot to get used to. Maybe you have to learn an entirely new language or use a new currency for the time being or maybe you’re even staying in a hostel. No matter what you’re doing one thing’s for sure, you are going to get tired. While sleepiness comes easy, sleep doesn’t always, especially when you’re in an unfamiliar place. It’s not always easy to teach your body to adjust to a new time zone and a new bed that isn’t your comfortable all natural mattress from home. Let’s go over some of the best tips on how to sleep well in a foreign country.

Cures for Bed Sores

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A blog like this one allows us to have a lot of fun and talk about a whole slew of interesting topics. One topic we’ve yet to cover that can be slightly unpleasant is the topic of bed sores. Those two little words leave most people shuttering in their latex mattresses. Fear not, because bed sores are preventable and treatable. Let’s go over some natural cures for bed sores that will keep you in tip-top shape!

How to Sleep After Seasickness

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You’ve just signed up for an afternoon on a cruise and while it sounded like a good idea at the time, the seasickness you got on the boat and still feel once you are off the boat is not your idea of a good night. While it may seem like there is no end in site, seasickness can be treated so you can sleep through the night without feeling it. Let’s go over some ways on how to sleep after seasickness.

Dangers of Smoking in Bed

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While we all know the dangers that smoking cigarettes and tobacco in general can do to our bodies, there are many other dangers that smoking poses for those who continue to smoke despite the warnings. One of the most dangerous places to smoke cigarettes is in your very own bed. While some of the danger in it may seem obvious, there are some dangers of smoking in bed that you might not even think about. It’s important to know the risks that smoking can increase and what you can do in the future to decrease these risks and live a healthier and safer life.

The Most Common Sleep Disorders

While we’ve all seen too many TV specials on strange sleep disorders that seem completely and totally outrageous, have you ever wondered what the most common sleep disorders among adults are these days? The answer to this question may surprise you, since you were probably unaware that some of the issues are considered disorders.

How to Get Your Best Night of Sleep When You’re Stressed

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We’ve all been there before: you have a big day ahead of you tomorrow and you’ve been up most of the night stressing about it. When you finally crash into your all natural mattress, your nerves are shot and you’re past exhaustion but for some reason when you try closing your eyes, you can’t fall asleep. I’m not sure about you but when I can’t sleep and have a big day ahead of me, I get even more stressed about the fact that I’m not sleeping. There are some ways to stifle stress when you’re trying to fall asleep at night, let’s go over the best ways on how to get your best night of sleep when you’re stressed.

Rambunctious Roommate? Learn How to Sleep Despite Them!

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It’s late August and that means summer’s winding down and college is gearing up. For most of you or your college-aged kids, this is the time for fun, learning and a totally new and independent experience. One factor that can turn this seemingly positive time in a person’s life into a negative one is dealing with a noisy or obnoxious roommate. While living with a nuisance can be hard enough, what we’re going to talk about today is sleeping while they are causing a ruckus in your room. The first key to sleeping well in a dorm room is a comfortable, all natural mattress, but the second key is figuring out how to live with a loud roommate.

Sleeping with a New Ear Piercing: Dealing with the Pain

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We’ve all been there before: you went to the mall in search of the perfect heels and somehow came home with a pair of new studs in your ears. While it may have been an impulse decision, you probably didn’t think about how uncomfortable it would be to sleep with a new ear piercing. A cartilage piercing on the tip of your ear can be especially uncomfortable to sleep on. While a new piercing can be fun and exciting, the pain can take away from the fashion of it all. Let’s go over some do’s and dont’s when it comes to dealing with a painful piercing while sleeping.

Bump the Grind: How to Stop Grinding Your Teeth While Asleep

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Bruxism, better known as teeth grinding is a very common occurrence among adults while sleeping. According to WebMD, more than 85% of adults grind their teeth at night while asleep. Of course the level of severity varies on a case by case basis. Let’s find out how you can tell if you’re grinding your teeth while sleeping, what’s the risk  of grinding and what you can do about it for nights to come.