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Is pain keeping you awake? How to sleep with pain

How to sleep with pain

Trying to sleep with pain can be frustrating and difficult, especially if your pain is ongoing or severe. Types of pain Pain can be caused by a number of things, but it’s usually categorised as being acute or chronic. Acute pain usually comes on suddenly and is caused by something specific. It lasts less than…

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How to get the best winter sleep for you and your family

Sleep well in winter

With the weather turning cooler, it’s time to think about how to get a good night’s sleep during winter.     Your winter sleep changes While cooler months might make it more appealing to head for your bed and snuggle under the covers, for some people sleeping well in winter can be tricky. One reason…

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Common sleep problems in children

Common sleep problems in children

Good sleep is vital for children’s growth, development, immunity, learning and well being which is why sleep problems in children can be concerning for parents. How much sleep do children need? Children need more sleep than adults, but the amount they need decreases with age. Toddlers and pre-schoolers require anywhere between 12 and 13 hours…

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Common sleep problems in the elderly

Common sleep problems in the elderly

Sleep problems in the elderly are quite common with research showing that more than half of adults aged 65 years or over have at least one sleep complaint. Common sleep problems in the elderly Insomnia With more than 50% of elderly people experiencing it, insomnia is the most common sleep disorder. When you find it…

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Exercise and sleep

Exercise and sleep

We all know that exercise is good for us. It helps to control our weight, promotes strong bones and reduces our risk of chronic disease. But did you know that exercise can help you sleep? How does exercise promote good sleep? Studies have shown one of the benefits of regular exercise is better sleep. As…

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Foods to avoid before bed

Foods to avoid before bed | BedGuard

Did you know that what you eat before bed can interfere with your sleep? Sleep plays an important part in our overall health and well being, so if you’re having trouble sleeping well, check out this list of foods to avoid before bed. Foods that prevent you from sleeping well Caffeine Food and drink containing…

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10 Reasons Why You’re Sweating During Sleep

10 Reasons Why You’re Sweating During Sleep | BedGuard

Night-time sweating is a problem for many individuals. As well as being uncomfortable, it can cause disturbed sleep and create stains on bedding and mattresses. Of course, reducing and preventing sweating at night can be difficult, especially when you don’t understand the reason. To help you find out what’s causing you to perspire when you…

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How to Get Rid of Dust Mites from Your Mattress

How to Get Rid of Dust Mites from Your Mattress | BedGuard

Do you struggle to get a good night’s sleep because of allergies? While you may think pollen outside is to blame, the issue could actually be in your own bed. Mattresses and bedding can be breeding grounds for dust mites. And, while you may not be able to see these tiny bugs, they can have…

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How Often Should You Replace a Mattress?

How Often Should You Replace a Mattress? | BedGuard Mattresses

Regularly replacing your mattress is essential for your health and wellbeing. After all, how can you expect to get a good night’s sleep on an old bed that offers little support? Knowing when to replace your mattress isn’t obvious, though. (It’s not like they have expiry labels). So, to help you work out whether you…

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8 Ways to Help Prevent Nighttime Asthma

How to Prevent Nighttime Asthma | BedGuard Waterproof Mattresses

Nighttime asthma can be a serious problem, causing many to wake in the night coughing and wheezing. And, along with disrupting sleep, it can also cause serious health concerns. Many factors can contribute to the worsening of asthma symptoms at night. Your body undergoes small changes during sleep, including a drop in hormones, which can…

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