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

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

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 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? | 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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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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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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Horrible beasties, creepy critters, pukey pests, sick bugs. Whatever you call them – dust mites, bed mites, house mites – these microscopic monsters can make us sick! But what do these little louts look like? What do they eat? And what do they do? Does it really matter? If they’re so tiny, how much harm…

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doona protectors for family

Doona by day, doona by night. Get your doona protector right! Hmm . . . doona protectors. The word doonais funny. It just is, cute. But your favourite doona works seriously hard, day and night, in sickness and in health. Protecting you from the cold and the dark, the scary movie on TV, and the…

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