If you haven’t felt motivated to join Team Sleep just yet, think about how your last athletic endeavor went, then take a look at the very neat info-graphic below! Provided by Mind Body Green in the world of Pinterest, it’s the perfect tool to encourage all athletes to tuck in to reach their peak performance. Whether you […]
Archive | August, 2014
The Guide to High-Quality Sleep During Those College Years
As a college student, you may be focused on all the excitement that’s approaching, but you can’t forget about the importance of sleep. Studies have shown that student who get 7-9 hours each night perform higher on tests, have a higher GPA and make better decisions. The U.S. News & World Report shared some incredible tips from […]
Quiet on Floor for Better Sleep in Hospitals
Over across the ocean, sleep may become more of a priority in hospitals. If you have spent a night or more in the hospital, I’m sure you can recall how noisy it can get, making it a difficult place to get much needed rest. Hospitals are a place people go to get better, yet as […]
Rotating Shift Work Linked to Type 2 Diabetes Risk
Shift workers may have a lot more to worry about than their rotating schedule or unusual hours getting in the way of their plans. Their irregular sleep pattern may be contributing to the results of a new study review, which found that shift workers who work overnight or have inconsistent schedules are more likely to develop […]
How Often Do You Replace Your Pillows?
If you haven’t been sleeping well lately, it may be time to replace your pillows. According to a poll by the National Sleep Foundation, about 70% of people say that having a comfortable pillow is essential to getting a great of sleep. However, often times we all make the mistake of hanging on to the same […]
Ask Brandon: Increase Your Comfort With The Right Mattress
Your comfort level is important when it comes to how you sleep, hence the importance of getting the right mattress. Keep in mind that the quality of your sleep is just as important as the quantity. Your shut-eye should go uninterrupted for the recommended 7-9 hours a night and leave you feeling rejuvenated in the […]
How Common is Sleep Apnea?
As we are always bringing you up-to-date information on the dangers of sleep apnea, you may be wondering, is it really that big of a deal? The answer is absolutely! We all know someone who’s snoring is so bad, you can still hear it in the next room. However, snoring is mostly annoying and is […]
5 Sleep-Promoting Bedtime Snacks Perfect For Summer
It’s late and you are still up as your tummy is begging you for snack, but you may be worried about ruining your summer body. We’ve got good news! You can satisfy your late night craving without feeling guilty about the possibility of gaining weight and help encourage your body to get sleepy all at […]
Ask Brandon: What’s Up With The Booming Sleep Industry?
I truly enjoy my career choice as a sleep expert at Gallery Furniture! The sleep industry is definitely growing each year as more people learn about the benefits and importance of sleeping well. Thank you for all of these fun ones this week! Q: How does one become a sleep expert? Where have you traveled? Are naps a […]
Large Study Confirms Tie Between Sleep Apnea and Diabetes
The link between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and diabetes is back in the spotlight with the largest study to ever explore it being conducted recently. Researchers at the University of Toronto involved 8,678 Canadian patients to confirm the research of earlier, smaller studies. The patients were all suspected to have OSA without diabetes to establish a baseline. After […]