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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 Care for Your Mattress

natural latex mattress

Buying a new mattress can be exciting. After scouring through dozens of mattress stores and searching for the perfect mattress, you’ve finally found it, the mattress you simply cannot live without. Hopefully, you’ve found a comfortable all natural latex mattress to build dreams upon. When you bring your mattress home, you of course want to dress it up with fancy bedding and care for it so it lasts for many years to come but do you really know how to do that? Below are some great tips and pointers that every mattress owner should know, on how to care for your mattress, courtesy of Raymour & Flanigan.

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

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.

Loving Latex: The Latex Mattress That Will Change the Way You Sleep

There are so many different mattress choices out there, sometimes it can be hard to find the perfect one. Between all of the different mattress stores, brands and types, it can be quite a chore to make this decision that seems like a fairly easy one on the outside. You have a lot of choices but let’s go over one choice that we are big fans of here at PlushBeds, the latex mattress option.

Sleeping with a New Ear Piercing: Dealing with the Pain

ear piercing

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.

Dehumidifiers: How They Can Help You Get Your Best Sleep Yet

Have you ever wondered what the deal is with dehumidifiers? It seems like some people are really into them while others couldn’t care either way. I never really understood the purpose of them or how they really work, but the advocates tell me that once you sleep with a dehumidifier on at night, it will change your life. I did a little research of my own to find out what the real deal is on these vapor machines and found out some interesting information.

Snoozing on the Go: Tips to Get Your Kids Napping in the Car

As summer is dwindling down, maybe you and your family are hoping to take one last “hurrah” trip. Tomorrow, I’ll be spending eight hours in the car with my family as we do just that. While sleeping as the driver is never a good idea, for the kids and other passengers, napping in the car is the best situation. Babies never seem to have trouble falling asleep in the car but as you get older, sleeping in the car never seems to be accomplished quite as easily. (Let’s face it, to kids, nap time in the car is still nap time!) We’ve got some tips for you today on getting your best sleep, even if you’re away from your comfortable latex mattress for the night.

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

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.

The Benefits of Sleeping with a Boyfriend Pillow

Are you feeling like your nice comfortable all natural bed is a little lonely lately? Do you find yourself cuddling up and wishing your back had a little support at night? Well maybe it’s time to look into getting a boyfriend, pillow that is. In some cases, the boyfriend pillow might be even better than an actual boyfriend. Let’s look at some reasons why.

The Truth About Showering Before Bed

Are you laying in bed again, wondering why you can’t fall asleep? Have you tried the list of usual sleep aids and none seem to be working? Well fear not, today we’re going to talk about a new solution: showering before bed. It may sound like a no-brainer and maybe even a bit odd but there are many studies out there that show showering before bed can be the key to a peaceful night of sleep.