• Alzheimer's Risk and Sleep

    Better Sleep Reduces Alzheimer’s Risk

    Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible disorder that affects the mind, progressively destroying the memory and brain functions of those affected. There are many different drugs and therapies used to treat Alzheimer’s disease, but new research shows that something as simple as good sleep could help stave off the disease. The relationship between sleep and brain […]

  • Sleep and Weight: How Your Bedtime Habits Influence Your Waistline

    Sleep and Weight: How Your Bedtime Habits Influence Your Waistline

    Are sleep and weight loss related? It seems a bit of a stretch, but recent studies are showing that may be the case. Getting adequate sleep isn’t just good for the mind, it is good for the body as well. We tend to think of sleep as a lazy activity. Americans seem to believe sleep […]

  • Lack of Sleep May Trick Your Mind, Study Says

    Lack of Sleep May Trick Your Mind, Study Says

    If your memory seems foggy after a night of poor sleep, it might not be all in your head. It is believed that sleep plays a major role in the brain’s processing of memories and learning, and a recent study from the University of California, Irvine, reports that sleep deprivation causes demonstrable effects on people’s […]

  • Guide to Finding Eco-Friendly Mattress Alternatives

    Guide to Finding Eco-Friendly Mattress Alternatives

    As the green movement continues growing and concerns about household chemicals rise, many people are seeking out healthier home products, including eco-friendly mattress alternatives. But, there’s a lot of confusing information out there, and determining exactly what a green or eco-friendly mattress means can seem a little daunting. In this in-depth guide, we’ll look at […]

  • Ultimate Guide to Getting the Most Comfortable Mattress

    Ultimate Guide to Getting the Most Comfortable Mattress

    What’s the most important factor to you when shopping for a new mattress? If you’re like most people, the answer is likely “comfort”. But, what exactly is comfort, and how do you find the most comfortable mattress? The thing that makes mattress shopping confusing for many people is that there is no singular answer to […]

  • How Does Mattress Recycling Work?

    How Does Mattress Recycling Work?

    Landfills continue to be a big problem in many urban areas, and one solution being proposed to reduce waste is mattress recycling. Beds are big and bulky, which means they take up a lot of space in landfills. The materials used in most mattresses also take a long time to breakdown, can damage landfill equipment, and […]

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  • Dangers of Drowsy Driving

      After some shocking statistical revelations, a new public health campaign is underway seeking to warn drivers, especially teens, about the dangers of drowsy driving. While everyone knows sleep is […]

    Why Your New Year’s Resolution Should Be to Sleep More

    If you are still trying to hammer down your goals for the new year, consider adding sleep to your list. Getting an adequate amount of rest is one of the […]

    Bed to Bed: BedInABox vs. Amerisleep

    This edition of Bed to Bed looks at two mid-range online memory foam mattress brands, BedInABox and Amerisleep. Comparing mattresses is one of the most important parts of buying a […]

    CDC Launches National Healthy Sleep Awareness Project

    A few weeks ago the Centers for Disease Control (or CDC) announced the launch of  a new initiative designed to create public awareness of healthy sleep habits, titled the National […]

  • Should You Buy a New Mattress this Black Friday?

    See if a new mattress should be on your shopping list this Black Friday. Black Friday mattress deals offer some of the best savings of the year, so if your […]

    5 Sleep Disorders That Rival Any Scary Movie

    Between horrifying hallucinations of demons and zombie-like activity, having a sleep disorder in real life can be quite scary. We’ve identified 5 sleep disorders that can rival even  the scariest […]

    Bed to Bed: Simmons Curv vs. Serta iComfort

    Continuing our Bed to Bed comparison series, today we look at two memory foam lines, Simmons Curv and Serta iComfort. For each brand, we collected manufacturer information and bed specifications, […]

    Do Gel Mattresses Live up to the Hype?

      Gel mattresses are being heavily promoted as the latest and greatest sleep technology, but does performance match the hype? Reviews can offer a true insight into the successes and […]