With our season moving toward summer, this time of the year we experience a rainy and very hot season. Perfect for mould to grow in our homes. Mould can be found throughout your house and the outdoors, and it's one of the most common triggers of nasal allergies and asthma.
Ever wondered what the brain does while we sleep? We did a little digging around and found some interesting results we thought were rather fascinating.
While the brain sleeps, it clears out harmful toxins, a process that may reduce the risk of Alzheimer's, researchers say.
Are you waking up to itchy bites on your skin? The ones that tend to take days to go away? They could very well be bed bugs. Now they aren’t to be confused with dust mites. Dust mites are parasitic in nature and extremely small and resemble the arachnid family. You could really only see them under the microscope. Bed bugs are light to reddish brown, oval shaped with no wings and rather flat.
These little bloodsuckers, no more than 5mm in size, tend to come out during the night when you’re catching up on much-needed sleep in your very comfortable bed. You may think you are alone but are you??
So you allow your pet to sleep with you in your bed? It's likely that most people do as their pets are after all family members. It feels comforting knowing your dog or cat is close by or on the bed while you sleep, and they are enjoying the benefits of a comfy bed too.
It catches most people off guard to hear that sleeping with your pet may not be the greatest idea. After all, isn't companionship the reason you got your furry friend in the first place?
“MAKING teens start school in the morning is ‘cruel’, brain doctor claims.” So declared a British newspaper headline in 2007. Over a decade on there is growing acceptance that the structure of the academic day needs to take account of adolescent sleep patterns. The latest school to adopt a later start time is the UCL Academy in London; others are considering following suit.
Burnout is a less commonly recognized ailment than the common cold, however often the symptoms are misdiagnosed as a common cold or flu. It’s the tired, worn out feeling that the onset of flu can create. But not always is that the case. Of course, people can experience burnout in various forms.
The fact is most people are stressed, over-stressed in comparison to say 30 years ago when taking into consideration what life was like then. We have increased work and social pressures than ever before, and this puts strain on our mental, emotional and physical condition, with little in the way of counteracting it as we’re just expecting to keep up the pace.
Or does it give you a much-needed break by allowing the distraction? Nowadays, we spend most of our free time glued to the screens of mobile phones, tablets or other such gadgets. It appears as though we are depending on gadgets to not only make our lives comfortable but also fulfil our emotional needs.
There are numerous benefits of drinking water, from keeping healthy and hydrated to clearing up acne. You may already be getting some of these benefits without even knowing it. Water contains many valuable minerals and nutrients that your body needs to function properly. Drinking water before bedtime is one of the best ways to help your body store those nutrients and minerals you need to stay healthy and strong.
Now, this is no thumb suck as a reason for writing another blog. There’s merit to reading at night before bedtime. We have put together a little list or reasons for getting into this habit, or, if you already are in the habit, it just confirms why you’re so smart!
Just be aware however of the content you’re reading, as it could affect your sleep quality based on how stimulated your mind becomes from reading. As for some of us here at Mattress King who enjoys reading at night, we prefer an easier read, like a romantic novel for example. As cheesy as that may sound, we figured we would prefer to fall asleep to the ideal of the story rather than the mystery of a murder in an epic horror story.