Month: August 2018

Can Lumbar Support Relieve Lower Back Pain?

August 31, 2018 Can Lumbar Support Relieve Lower Back Pain? Postural Alignment Postural alignment during sleep is critical, and the Lumbar area is one of the most crucial to have supported. Lumbar posture issues during sleep not only result in pain, but also have several physical affects. With a weekend posture, the supporting musculature loses strength. This also means insufficient breathing... Read more »

Improve Your Circulation with an Adjustable Bed

August 29, 2018 Improve Your Circulation with an Adjustable Bed Head and Foot Articulation Doctors will suggest that post-stroke patients should sleep with their feet elevated above the heart. Utilizing the “foot up” position will facilitate blood flow and circulation. Massage Therapy Massage therapy stimulates the flow of blood and lymph vessels, enhancing circulation –... Read more »

How To Sleep Like An Elite Athlete

August 23, 2018 How To Sleep Like An Elite Athlete Tips for Elite Sleep Get a bare minimum of 8 hours of sleep. The body needs extra time to repair damaged muscles from working out. Keep a regular sleep schedule, with the same waking/sleeping times. This helps the body know when. to shut down, helping... Read more »

Four Ways to Setup an Adjustable Base

August 22, 2018 Four Ways to Setup an Adjustable Bed Setting Up Your Base You can place the base by itself, either standing on the legs or sitting on the floor. Our bases are zero clearance, so they allow the head and foot of the base to be articulated without the mechanisms underneath the base... Read more »

Conquering Insomnia With Your Bed

August 20, 2018 Conquering Insomnia With Your Bed Adjusting Your Sleep Sometimes, sleep doesn’t come easy. And there might be many different causes for the inability to fall asleep. But not having to fidget with the right position or placing pillows under knees can make relaxation come a little quicker.   You can also experience zero­ gravity... Read more »

Lack of Sleep and Weight Gain

August 17, 2018 Lack of Sleep and Weight Gain Sleep and Weight Gain Sleep Deprivation causes a chain reaction of physiologic reactions that can lead to obesity over an extended period of time. Less sleep also means more time awake. Paired with increased hunger, this leads to higher caloric intake. Increased fatigue and altered thermoregulation are also a result of inadequate rest. This... Read more »

Optimal Sleep Temperature and The Role of Thermoregulation in Sleeping Through The Night

August 15, 2018 Optimal Sleep Temperature and The Role of Thermoregulation Body Temperature while Sleeping The optimal temperature for a good night of sleeping ranges by body size and other factors. Adults typically need the environment to be roughly 60-65 degrees. Children require the room to be 65-70 degrees. Natural body temperature also changes throughout the night, with... Read more »

How Side Sleepers Can Find Sleep in an Adjustable Bed

August 9, 2018 How Side Sleepers Can Find Sleep In An Adjustable Bed What Causes Side Sleeping? The answer is not entirely clear as to why people sleep on their sides. Some hypothesize that the anatomy of the esophagus and stomach acid plays a role in sleeping styles. When laying on the side, certain visceral... Read more »

7 Benefits of Sleep

August 7, 2018 7 Benefits of Sleep Positive Benefits of Proper Sleep Sleep has an incredible impact to the body, beyond simply causing dark circles under the eyes. Similar to proper nutrition, sleep can help repair the body. This is the time when muscle tissue and cells can rest and regenerate. Sleep also reduces stress... Read more »

Eating Before Bed & Digestion

August 3, 2018 Eating Before Bed & Digestion Meals Before Bed Eating before heading to sleep at night can have different results depending on an person's lifestyle. Sometimes eating close to sleeping can be beneficial, and other times it is not. Weight Gain and Flat Beds As the body sleeps it is also working to... Read more »