Before discussing the best and worst sleeping positions, let's first dwell on some general aspects of sleep. The amount we sleep is just as important as how we sleep, and it's amazing that something as ubiquitous as sleep is still a mystery to many people. Too much sleep can be as unhealthy as too little sleep. Among the many health conditions affected by sleep are … [Read more...] about The Best and Worst Sleeping Positions
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Do sleep and sound really go together? Here we shall discuss how noise can affect your sleep quality and sleep pattern. There is no doubt at all that excessive noise can keep you awake at night, or at least disturb your sleep sufficient to waken you or cause you to become restless when sleeping. It can even change your heart rate and your blood pressure although you may … [Read more...] about Sleep And Sound: Fighting Noise and Sleep Disturbances
Are there mattresses for different sleeping positions? Sure there are – different people have different sleeping positions and it would be good if you had a mattress designed for yours. A side sleeper obviously needs more pressure point support than a stomach sleeper, whose weight is more evenly spread over the mattress. Here are some common sleeping positions and the best … [Read more...] about Mattresses for Different Sleeping Positions: Advice on Purchasing the Best Mattress
Most people enjoy going to bed, cuddling up with a book to read or watching a movie before drifting off into dreamland. However, for some people, even the thought of going to sleep is terrifying. They are afraid they may never wake up again, that they may have nightmares or that something awful might happen once they have lost control of their body. This is known as … [Read more...] about How to Overcome the Fear of Going to Sleep (Somniphobia)
Can we learn from the sleeping habits of successful people? It is said that those who sleep enough are happy and successful – but what is enough? Donald Trump claims to sleep only 3-4 hours each day while Bill Gates sleeps at least 7 hours each night. Which of these is not successful? To some successful people sleep is a luxury, while to others it is a necessity. What is … [Read more...] about The Sleeping Habits of 75 Successful People
So, is it better to sleep without a pillow? What are the pros and cons of sleeping without a pillow? Is it better for your neck and spine to sleep without a pillow? There are different views on this, so let's have a look at the pros and cons of sleeping without a pillow. Medical Disclaimer: Let us first state that the information provided below is for your general … [Read more...] about Is It Better To Sleep Without a Pillow: Sleeping Without a Pillow Pros and Cons
Can you die from a melatonin overdose? Is melatonin safe to use or can you overdose on melatonin? These are all good questions, but let's begin by discussing melatonin safety, and why we should be asking such questions. What is melatonin and why should we concern ourselves about it? Table of Contents Quick Navigation What is Melatonin? Natural Production of … [Read more...] about Is Melatonin Safe? Can You Die from a Melatonin Overdose?