Bamboo is all the rage lately. It’s being used to construct everything from sheets and pillows to flooring. You may have even watched infomercials on various bamboo products. Many of these claim that bamboo can cure a variety of ailments, and that bamboo is an entirely ‘green’ option for bedding. As you might imagine, the
Unless you’re an interior decorator, the bedding section of your local department store or Bed Bath And Beyond can be a bit overwhelming. What is a dust cover anyway? What’s the difference between a sham and a pillow case? If you’re looking for bedspreads, you’ll usually find both duvets and comforters right next to one
At first, sleeping with headphones may seem a bit strange. Isn’t something you would only do on accident? It’s like falling asleep with your glasses on isn’t it? Well, it can be. On the other hand, there are some benefits to sleeping with your phones on. As long as you follow some basic rules that
Have you ever spent a summer night in a home without air conditioning? Maybe it was a trip to visit an elderly relative, or a night at summer camp? If you have, you know exactly how miserable it can be. The sweating leaves you clinging to your sheets, and it’s impossible to get comfortable…or is
CES 2019 wrapped up in early January. The bad news is that if you missed it, you missed out on a lot of cool technology. If you’re particularly excited about sleep technology, this was a great year to be in attendance. As always, the Las Vegas based show was super busy from day one on.
If you search YouTube for binaural videos, you’ll find hours of music, usually accompanied by trippy videos claiming that you’ll align your chakras, open your third eye, and access your lucid dreaming capabilities. Also, you’ll get better sleep. It turns out that there’s some data backing that last point up. There’s a lot of recent
First, a quick explanation of biohacking. Here, we are referring to the philosophy of viewing your body as a system, and ‘hacking’ that system to get the highest level of performance possible using science. There are several ways that you can engage in this form of biohacking. Some of the most common involve nutrition, physical
Obstructive sleep apnea is a serious health condition that impacts millions of Americans. Not only does it cause disturbed sleep, it can lead to heart problems, type II diabetes, metabolic syndrome, and a host of other problems. Untreated, sleep apnea can be deadly. Until recently, there’s really been one treatment for sleep apnea, and that
When you go to sleep, your brain and body do much more than simply enter ‘shutdown’ mode. Instead, there are five different stages of sleep that you go through during the average 7 to 9 hours of sleep that most of us need. You’ll experience some of these stages multiple times during a single night.
Depending on who you ask, you’ll get a lot of different opinions on the different ways you can sleep. Some will swear by side sleeping. Others are back sleeping advocates. What’s the best sleeping position for you? The answer is that it really depends. Many people can sleep in any position without troubles. Unfortunately for