Teenagers and sleep

If you have a teen, you might have noticed that their sleep patterns are much different to what they were when they were younger. Find out what you need to know about teenagers and sleep. How much sleep do teenagers need? Experts recommend that teenagers get between 8 – 10 hours each night, which is…

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Choosing the right mattress

The right mattress can be the difference between an average night’s sleep and a great night’s sleep. But how do you know which one to choose?   With literally hundreds of mattresses on the market, it can be hard to know which one is going to suit your needs. And while testing it in a…

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How sleep changes as you age

The process of aging brings many changes, including differences to our sleep. Find out how your sleep needs change over your lifetime.     The amount and quality of sleep changes as we get older. Here’s a quick summary on how your sleep needs change over time, and the differences you can expect as you…

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What is a circadian rhythm

You may know circadian rhythms have something to do with sleep. But what are they, how do they impact sleep, and how can you reset yours?     What is a circadian rhythm? Just like you have a daily routine, your body has one too. It’s called a circadian rhythm and it’s a 24-hour internal…

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What's the best bedtime routine

One of the secrets to getting a good night’s sleep is a solid bedtime routine. Here are our top tips to ensure your bedtime routine is one that will help put you to sleep.   We all know the importance of a bedtime routine when it comes to babies and children. However, structured routine around…

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Do herbs for sleep really work

If you’ve ever had trouble sleeping you may have turned to herbs to help you sleep. But do they really work?   Herbs have been used for centuries as a natural way to promote good sleep. Even today, people turn to natural sleep remedies, including herbs instead of resorting to sleeping pills. Herbs for sleep…

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Is stress affecting your sleep?

Are you finding it hard to get a good night’s sleep? Perhaps stress is affecting your sleep.   We all know it’s important to get a good night’s sleep. And while it’s normal to have the odd night here and there where good sleep is hard to come by, persistent problems with your sleep isn’t…

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Should you nap

There are different schools of thought when it comes to daytime napping, so we thought we’d tackle the question: should you nap during the day?   What is a nap? A nap is a short sleep that’s usually taken in daytime hours, in addition to the usual night-time sleep routine. Most people take a nap…

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