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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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Obesity and Sleep: How to Rest Soundly with a Heavy Body

Obesity and Sleep: How to Rest Soundly with a Heavy Body - BedGuard

According to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 28% of Australian adults are obese. That’s almost three out of every ten who are suffering from the discomfort and issues associated with a excessive weight. One issue that can be particularly challenging for obese individuals is a lack of sleep. As weight-related problems can cause…

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Your Guide to Elderly Bedwetting Products

Your Guide to Elderly Bedwetting Products | BedGuard

Involuntary loss of bladder and bowel control can increase with age, meaning many seniors suffer from incontinence and in particular, night-time urinary incontinence. Night-time incontinence or bedwetting can create feelings of embarrassment and shame in seniors. But, this needn’t be the case. According to the Continence Foundation of Australia, almost 4.8 million Australian are affected…

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Do We Really Need Less Sleep As We Age?

Do We Really Need Less Sleep As We Age? - Ageing and Sleep - BedGuard

We all know sleep is vital and that the number of hours we get each night plays an essential role in our health and wellbeing. But, while it’s common knowledge that children and adults require different amounts of sleep, there’s often confusion over whether adults of different ages also have varying needs. In particular, the…

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Top 7 Sleep Tips for Children with Special Needs

A teddy bear on a bed showing sleep tips for children with special needs - BedGuard

Children with disabilities can often experience difficulty sleeping, which can certainly take its toll on both you and them. A lack of sleep can impact mood and behaviour and can even affect your health. So, ensuring both you and your child get the rest you require is essential. To help you, here are some useful…

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