Posted March 22nd, 2014
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Mattresses, Beds, and How We Sleep

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Mattresses, Beds, and How We Sleep

by Wesley Vaughn   [caption id="attachment_342" align="aligncenter" width="397"] Sealy Mattress and Box Spring[/caption]   It is common knowledge that we need sleep, and that—for the most part—several factors determine whether and how we sleep. Among these factors are time of day, how tired we are, physical condition, medication, diet, amount of light, noise, vibration and motion, warmth and cold, pain and comfort. Even knowing this much, it is easy for many people to...

Quality Sleep: How to Get a Night of Rest and Restoration

by Wesley G. Vaughn If someone tells you, "It's not how long you sleep, but how well you sleep," they're half right.  It's both.  Research studies show us that quantity and quality of sleep are correlated and work together.  We cannot have quality sleep unless we have enough sleep.  On the other hand, staying in bed for a certain amount of time does not automatically provide us with much needed rest, relaxation and restoration.  Sleeping long but not sleeping well may be called "Empty...

Adjustable Beds: Adjusting for Health and Comfort

By Wesley Vaughn   Adjustable Beds: Adjusting for Health and Comfort When adjustable beds became available for home use, they were commonly called “hospital beds.”  This was only natural, since until that time adjustable beds were primarily used in hospitals. The first adjustable beds were beds with adjustable side rails, first used in English hospitals in the early 1800s.  Then beds could be tilted with either the foot high (Trendelenburg position) or the head high...

Does Size Really Matter?

Does Size Really Matter? by Scott Braddam Recently, I overheard a discussion in a bed store while I was doing some research. There was a young couple, early twenties, who were shopping for a new bed when the young lady asked “Will this [king size bed] fit in our room?” The young man stated “Sure, our room is 11’x12’, it should fit really easy.” I walked over and introduced myself to the young couple, and offered to help them pick a bed. I learned that they were moving in...

Romantic Encounters

by Scott Braddam I grew up in a time where a 40 hour week was a 40 hour week, and everything else was reserved for home life. Where did those days go? Now, a 40 hour week is more like a 50-60 hour week and family time is whatever is left between working and sleeping. How about romance? Where does a busy person find time for a little fun in the bedroom? I have a few tips which will help you have a fulfilling time in your bed when you’re not sleeping....



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