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)
It may seem comfortable to you, but is sleeping on your stomach bad for you? Perhaps, and here is why sleeping on your stomach is a bad idea. The vast majority of people give no thought to the position they sleep in. Perhaps they should! If you sleep for the average of 7-8 hours each day or night! that is the length of time that your body weight is distributed over the … [Read more...] about Why Sleeping On Your Stomach Is a Bad Idea
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
The following tips to sleep better, even with lower back pain, will explain why many people suffer back pain in bed and how to reduce it or even eliminate it. It should be stated immediately that we are not physicians, and that our advice is given from the experience of people who do suffer lower back pain in bed, also known as lumbar pain. The following are five of … [Read more...] about Tips to Sleep Better Even with Severe Lower Back Pain
Many people suffer neck pain after sleeping. This is more than just a stiff neck since neck pain after sleeping can have serious repercussions on your everyday life. Many people who suffer are desperate to find a solution to what can be a very debilitating issue. Are there any solutions to this problem? Can the pain be reduced or even eliminated altogether? There are … [Read more...] about Is it Possible to Ease Neck Pain from Sleeping?
Many adults would love to know how to stop nightmares, particularly when they most associate nightmares with children. However, it’s not just kids that have nightmares – adults can have them too. Here are some tips to avoid bad dreams and some possible reasons why you have them. Firstly, however, what are nightmares. When do you have them? In what phase of sleep are … [Read more...] about How to Stop Nightmares – Tips to Avoid Bad Dreams
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