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
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Sleeping on a mattress on the floor is fundamentally the modern version of lying down on a straw palliasse on the ground. At one time, this was how most people slept until raised beds were invented. Apart from any other benefit, raising a bed above floor level helped people to avoid being invaded by rats, mice, snakes and creep-crawlies. It still does! Apart from that, … [Read more...] about Is Sleeping on A Mattress on The Floor Bad For You?
There are several health benefits of sleeping on a waterbed mattress. First, let's have a brief look at the history of the waterbed. It all started in 1833 when Scottish physician Dr. Neil Arnott devised a 'Hydrostatic Bed' to help prevent bed sores in people confined to bed for long periods. This bed took the form of a bath of warm water covered with canvas that was … [Read more...] about The Health Benefits of Sleeping on a Waterbed Mattress
Sleep comfort begins as soon as you enter your bedroom at bedtime. Many people believe it begins with the bed, but that is not the case. Sleep comfort begins with the ambiance of the bedroom. Its temperature and humidity have an effect on your comfort, as do any sounds or noise. Your bedroom should be a place free of noise where you can feel comfortable and free from the … [Read more...] about Sleep Comfort – Factors and Tips to Achieve Optimal Sleep
Knowing how to fix your sleep schedule will enable you to go to bed confident that you will wake up the next morning when you need to. Your sleep schedule should be burned into your metabolism although many people wake up at random times. This can be a nuisance if you need to get to work at the same time each day. Not only get out of bed but to be alert and ready … [Read more...] about How to Reset Your Sleep Schedule (Circadian Rhythm)
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
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