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Fall Ready Home – 60 Minute Activities

  In this blog series, Sleep8 is branching out from sleep related topics to bring you fun activities that can be completed in about 60 minutes, the same duration as your Sleep8 cleaning cycle. These could be anything from recipes, crafts, DIY projects, skills to master, workouts, or more. Keep your eyes peeled to the Sleep8 blog to find your new favorite pastime. Does fall feel like new beginnings to anyone else, or is it just me? There is something about the fresh autumn air and the summer cool down that makes life feel full of possibilities. We’ve crossed the Labor Day threshold so now Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas are all coming up in the not so distant future. Some...

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Over the Counter Sleep Aids

  *Nothing in this article constitutes medical advice. Seek the guidance of a physician if you have any questions.* According to the NIH, roughly 30% of Americans complain of sleep disruption. Furthermore, 10% of Americans “have associated symptoms of daytime functional impairment consistent with the diagnosis of insomnia.” About 1 in 3 older Americans take some form of medication to help them fall asleep at night, and some of these individuals take over the counter (OTC) sleep medications. When used properly, these medications can be massively beneficial in correcting sleep patterns and schedules. Who Needs Sleep Aids? Ultimately, sleep aids are used to treat insomnia. According to the Mayo Clinic, insomnia is a condition in which it is “hard to...

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Choosing the Best Mattress for Your Needs

  In the past decade it seems like numerous mattress companies have sprouted up out of nowhere, giving consumers a much more diverse plethora of options compared to traditional offerings. Companies like Tuft & Needle, Casper, Nectar and Purple have presented people with more personalized options compared to the traditional standard spring mattress. Many people don’t realize how imperative a mattress is to a solid night’s sleep. After all, about one-third of your life is spent sleeping, so it only makes sense that your mattress should be prioritized to provide you with maximum comfort and reliability. Don’t spend years on end putting up with a mattress that is old and worn or just flat out uncomfortable. With so many options...

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CPAP Sanitizing Wipes vs. Ozone Cleaners

  *Nothing in this article constitutes medical advice. Seek the guidance of a physician if you have any questions.* If you’re suffering from breathing issues, a CPAP machine can prove to be an invaluable source of relief and help. Whether you’re at home or on the road, the CPAP device can be your best friend, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t an inconvenience with its own set of chores. The device needs to be stored and cleaned to ensure that it won’t become contaminated, which could lead to you becoming contaminated! Between dust particles and harmful bacteria there are countless reasons to clean your CPAP device every single day. So do you just take apart your masks, tubing and device...

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Banana Bread – 60 Minute Activities

  In this blog series, Sleep8 is branching out from sleep related topics to bring you fun activities that can be completed in about 60 minutes, the same duration as your Sleep8 cleaning cycle. These could be anything from recipes, crafts, DIY projects, skills to master, workouts, or more. Keep your eyes peeled to the Sleep8 blog to find your new favorite pastime. I stumbled upon a meme the other day about bananas. At first thought it seems a little odd to have a meme about fruit, but to be fair the bananas probably deserve it. One of the more finicky of snacks, it takes a while for them to get ripe and then---seemingly once they are perfect, they are...

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