Category Archives: Sleep and Health

How to Find the Perfect Pillow

It can seem like a never ending search – finding the perfect pillow. Of course, you want it to be comfortable. Obviously, if you’re not comfortable with your pillow, then you won’t sleep well. At the same time, it needs to be supportive enough for your head and neck so that there isn’t any strain […]

How Alcohol Impairs Your Sleep

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Even tea-totalers who just enjoy one drink in the evening may find it impairs their sleep, especially as we age. I know that’s true for me – alcohol never kept me awake until I started hitting my 50s!! Alcohol can wake you up…. Why Alcohol Wakes You Up Alcohol induces sleepiness by increasing the action […]


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SLEEPING BETTER FOR A HEALTHIER HEART Follow these tips to get the most from your zzz’s! Pay attention to quality. Ideally you want to sleep the whole night through (most experts recommend seven to nine hours), but if you find yourself waking up multiple times a night or being exhausted even after a full night […]

Sleep Position and Your Health

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Rest Right Adjusting your sleep position can help prevent pain and other problems that keep you up at night. Having the optimal sleep position can help improve your health overall.   1.If you have back pain…..sleep on your back.   This position relieves aches from arthritis or spinal stenosis (narrowing of the spinal column). But if […]

Women AND Men need progesterone to sleep soundly

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Women AND Men need progesterone to sleep soundly Both men and women have estrogen and progesterone. In men, these hormones are naturally at low levels and progesterone is a precursor to testosterone. As men decline in age, testosterone and progesterone decline and estrogen rises. In women, progesterone helps balance estrogen. As We Age Estrogen and […]

How Acupuncture Can Improve Your Sleeping Habits


Can Acupuncture help improve your sleep?  Acupuncture has been around since the times of ancient China. It is a healing remedy that can help physical ailments. But it can help the body heal at the cellular level due to the stimulation of the nervous and energy meridians. And acupuncture CAN improve your sleep. Acupuncture has […]

Adjustable Beds: How they help with Snoring

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Adjustable beds, how do they play into the snoring picture? Snoring is a very common trait belonging to a huge number of people. It is normally treated like an issue that many people want to cure themselves of, in fact “research on snoring” is one of the ten most searched topics on Google. Occasional and […]

The secret to healing occurs when your head hits the pillow

While sleep may seem like the quintessential “inactivity”, it’s actually one of the most important activities you do each day. While your body is resting, many other functions are activated – and the healing process is one of the most important ones. During sleep* your body is repairing itself from any damage experienced during waking […]

Surprising reasons to make sure you get enough sleep

We wouldn’t be in the sleep business if we didn’t believe that quality sleep was important. The CDC describes sleep problems as a “public health epidemic“, with an estimated 50-70 million people having some kind of sleep difficulties. Having the right mattress, foundation and bedding is a good starting point. But diet, exercise, screen time, […]