Are you struggling to get a full night’s sleep? Then you may want to think long and hard about how exactly you’re falling asleep on your mattress and what positions you’re slumbering in throughout the night. There are a number of popular sleeping positions that most people utilize every night, but not all of them are created equal! These positions are split up between Back Sleepers, Side Sleepers and Stomach Sleepers.
Late dinners and late night snacking may be affecting your sleep more than you realize. Around 70 million American adults complain about some form of sleeplessness, and many don’t even recognize that they may be sabotaging their own sleep. Here are a few foods that you should stay away from in the evenings (three or so hours before bedtime), as they can significantly disrupt your sleep, leaving you groggy and exhausted come morning. Also feel free to to view our post of foods that help you fall asleep and stay asleep.
You’ve heard it a million times—getting enough sleep is incredibly important to your health. But have you ever considered that your late morning, weekend wake ups are actually harming you more than if you woke up at the same time as you normally do throughout the week? Several studies have been done over many years on this question of consistent sleep habits, and they’ve all found similar results: irregular sleep habits increase your risk of obesity-related (and other) diseases.
Getting a good night’s rest involves a lot of factors, but what you’re sleeping on is the foundation of them all. If you’re in the market for a new mattress, Sit N Sleep has several mattress options to choose from, and our staff is dedicated to help you find the best one for you. Not all mattresses are created equal, and there is not one go-to brand or style that will work for everyone. Consider these three key factors as you try to find the right mattress for you. Continue reading
Most people sleep on their sides. This position has healthful advantages, including proper back support, optimum spine alignment and better overall breathing. If you’re a side sleeper, you may want to check out the best Sit ‘n Sleep mattresses for side sleepers.
Experts are in general agreement that side sleepers should choose a firm mattress – one that’s not too hard and not too soft. With a super-firm mattress, side sleepers will miss out on the spine-alignment benefits. And with a less-supportive mattress, the back & neck are subject to too much “sag.”