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All About Adjustable Beds

  The mattress and frame market has seemingly exploded in the last decade. Within the last few years, there seem to be more options for foam mattresses, home delivery, 100-day trials, and everything in between. One of the most exciting innovations is the rising prominence of “adjustable beds.” Today, let’s dive into what exactly that means, and how one of these may help you sleep better than ever before. Types of Adjustable Beds When first beginning to research and understand what “adjustable beds” are, exactly, it can be confusing, to say the least. Broadly, adjustable beds can be broken down into two main categories: mattress adjustment and frame adjustment. Mattress Adjustment Mattress adjustments attempt to correct for two separate problems:...

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Best Sleep Practices During Pregnancy

  *Nothing in this article constitutes medical advice. Seek the guidance of a physician if you have any questions.* Pregnancy occurs so often in society that most people will never stop to think about the rapid changes a female body goes through during that time. Pregnancy causes a surge in hormones, which is needed to help the body maintain pregnancy.  Those hormones are also responsible for daytime drowsiness and mood swings. A recent study recommends that pregnant women get between seven and nine hours of sleep a night.  How does one sleep comfortably with a growing baby bump, plus sharing their sleeping space with a partner? A woman's body will change rapidly every trimester, meaning comfortable sleeping positions will be...

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What Is the Circadian Rhythm?

    *Nothing in this article constitutes medical advice. Seek the guidance of a physician if you have any questions.* In 2017 Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael W. Young were awarded the Nobel prize in physiology or medicine. Their research centered around an often-studied yet poorly understood concept: the circadian rhythm. Hall and his team successfully discovered the molecular mechanisms that underpin these extremely important biological clocks. Today, let’s take a closer look at what exactly circadian rhythms are and why they are important. Circadian Rhythm Basics In the simplest terms, circadian rhythms are natural, biological processes that regulate the sleep-wake cycle roughly 24 hours. If you’ve ever flown a far distance east or west, you’re probably familiar...

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Paingone - Fast, Effective, Relieving

  Chronic or persistent pain can be one of the most troublesome burdens to those experiencing it. Whether it’s due to occupations or hobbies, illnesses or accidents pain isn’t always easily treatable. When it is treatable, you’re often prescribed heavy or expensive sedatives that can make everyday life and work more difficult and arduous. It’s important to note that the solution for your pain is the solution that works for you. Consulting a physician is incredibly important to getting the correct solution to your problems. But when it comes to minor or persistent pain, there’s a new product demonstrating some revelatory effects!  The original story of Paingone is quite simple. Invented in Denmark, the device was designed to provide relieving...

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Why Do We Dream?

  Dreams are often incredibly confusing or surprisingly enlightening. Causing us to relive old memories; helping us to see worlds we’d otherwise never get to see. But why exactly do we imagine while we sleep? Why do we, in fact, dream? It’s frankly an intriguing subject, because dreams themselves are an odd mental occurrence that we all share. Before we delve into why exactly humanity has been having dreams, let’s have a brief discussion about what exactly dreams are. What Are Dreams? Firstly, dreams are typically stories, images, sights, sounds or other sensory occurrences that our brains manifest in some way while we sleep. They can be entirely fabricated or fictional stories with things you’ve never seen; they can be...

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