25 sleep facts that may surprise you

25 sleep facts that may surprise you

Think you know all there is to know about sleep? Well, we’ve rounded up the most curious sleep facts that you may not be aware of. Falling asleep should take around 10-15 minutes. If you fall asleep in less time, you’re probably sleep-deprived Around 12% of people dream in black and white. Interestingly, before the…

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The most common allergies that affect sleep

allergies that impact sleep

Is a stuffy or runny nose preventing you from getting a good night’s sleep? Find out how allergies affect sleep and how you can manage symptoms.     What are allergies Allergies refer to a wide range of conditions. When the body overreacts to a substance that is harmless to most people, an allergic reaction,…

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All you’ve wanted to know about sleep talking

Sleep talking

Have you ever talked in your sleep or heard someone else sleep talk? Here’s what you want to know.   What is sleep talking? Sleep talking (also known as somniloquy) is an abnormal behaviour that occurs during sleep. Sleep talking happens when you talk while you’re sleeping, without being aware of it. While it’s common…

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Is your bed causing your allergy symptoms?

allergy symptoms

Millions of Australians suffer from allergy symptoms, with the change in season and associated increased pollen count often being blamed. But the source of your allergies may be much closer to home than you realise. What are allergies? When your body overreacts to a substance that is harmless to most people, an allergic reaction, or…

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Sleep and mental health

Sleep and mental health

We all know how vital sleep is to our physical wellbeing, but how are sleep and mental health related? The quality and quantity of sleep we get each night can affect how we feel during the day. Get a good sleep and we wake up feeling refreshed, and ready to greet the day. But wake…

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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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How Often Should You Replace a Mattress?

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

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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BedGuard mattreses invisible superhero

BedGuard mattress unique protection system

What must all superheros do? The answer comes in triple A: Job no. 1 Always protect us and keep us safe! Job no. 2 Always be there when we need help! Job no. 3 Always look good, even when invisible! BedGuard mattresses own unique superhero So, let me introduce our newest mighty, hi-tech, sleek, amazing,…

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