How the 5 Senses Impact Sleep

Sleep is a precious thing. It is necessary for good physical health as well as good mental well-being. Unfortunately, many people find a good night’s sleep to be a rare commodity. Of course, when you examine sleep according to the five senses, you just might find a sleep solution that helps you get the sleep you need.

Wake Up Times of Famous Writers

Aspiring writers across all genres might find the Brainpickings.org infographic charting the sleep habits of famous writers of great interest. For instance, did you know that writers who wake up earlier receive more awards on average while those who wake later produce a greater volume of works?

Latex Mattress Materials

Buying a new mattress is a big decision. Whether you’re looking for a mattress to last the next five years or the next 25, it’s important to know the materials that go into the mattress you’ll sleep on every night for as long as you own the mattress. If you spend an average of seven hours of sleep per night in bed, you’ll be spending a lot of time with your new mattress over the next few years. It’s a good idea to make sure you’re making the right decision for your needs for sleep, health, and peace of mind. A natural latex mattress can do all of those things for you. Here’s why.

How to Sleep Better as a Couple

Getting a good night’s sleep, night after night, is important for your health and for the sake of your romantic relationship. Getting that sleep as a couple, however, can sometimes prove difficult.

Why Online Latex Mattress Reviews Matter to Shoppers

Online reviews are excellent tools for shoppers to use when making important purchases. This is especially the case when it comes to higher dollar investments, such as latex mattresses.

Benefits of PlushFoam Memory Foam Mattresses

Memory foam mattresses have come a long way in the past decade. PlushFoam Memory Foam mattresses have taken the many benefits of traditional memory foam and found ways to improve an already great product. These are just some of the benefits to consider should you decide to purchase PlushFoam Memory Foam Mattresses, or even if you’re trying to decide between PlushFoam and some other memory foam product.

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.