Benefits of an Adjustable Bed After Surgery

Benefits of an Adjustable Bed After Surgery

Sleeping on an adjustable bed after surgery gives you the support needed for optimal healing and rest. Unlike sleeping on a normal flat bed, the natural curvature of your spine is maintained when you sleep on an adjustable bed. If you have a flat bed, you will have to use pillows to elevate your body and get a comfortable sleeping position. You might also use a rolled blanket to raise your legs if you lack extra pillows. Most people naturally try to mimic the positions of an adjustable bed, so clearly there are innate benefits. Here are some of the most notable benefits for post-surgery recovery.

Back Pain and Zero Gravity: Alleviate Pain With One Simple Position

Back Pain and Zero Gravity: Alleviate Pain With One Simple Position

Zero G is a position in which the legs are elevated above the heart to increase circulation. At the same time, the head and shoulders are also slightly elevated. The position was actually designed by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) as a launch position for astronauts. The Zero G position took the pressure of the rocket launch off of the astronauts’ spines. It’s also the same position that the body naturally assumes when floating in zero gravity.

How to Alleviate Sleep Apnea Symptoms & Snoring

How to Alleviate Sleep Apnea Symptoms & Snoring

According to the National Sleep Foundation, Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a sleep disorder in which breathing is briefly and repeatedly interrupted during sleep. The “apnea” in sleep apnea refers to a breathing pause that lasts at least ten seconds. OSA occurs when the muscles in the back of the throat fail to keep the airway open, despite efforts to breathe.

Adjustable Bed Positions For GERD & Acid Reflux

Adjustable Bed Positions For GERD & Acid Reflux

GERD is a result of a weak esophageal sphincter. That weakness allows the contents of your stomach to flow back up into your esophagus.. There are a variety of things that can weaken your esophageal sphincter, including: overeating, being overweight, pregnancy, wearing tight clothing around your middle, smoking or regular exposure to secondhand smoke, hiatal hernia (part of the stomach protrudes into the diaphragm muscle).

12 Tricks To Try When You Can't Sleep

12 Tricks To Try When You Can't Sleep

There are a variety of physical and mental factors that may keep you awake at night. Digestion problems or specific medical conditions may be disturbing your rest. A work schedule that is out of sync with your natural sleeping cycle will naturally cause fatigue. Anxiety, stress and worries you have can keep you waking up at night. On top of these psychological causes, physical changes can also cause you to wake up frequently. Use of stimulants prior to sleeping, and an unfavorable sleeping environment are just a few. You need to know how to sleep effectively and naturally. Here are a few tips to help you get a more fulfilling night of rest.

8 Solutions To Healthy-Eating Roadblocks

8 Solutions To Healthy-Eating Roadblocks

Healthy eating isn't always the easiest habit to maintain. Creating a healthy meal plan involves a lot of different factors. Biological necessities are the most important, but there are also environmental influences when maintaining a meal plan. Despite the best efforts, oftentimes many road blocks come up and prevent adherence to the meal plan. Below are a few common road blocks and ways to work around them.

How Much Sleep Do We Really Need?

How Much Sleep Do We Really Need?

Sleep is necessary each and every day because it allows our bodies to feel restored and refreshed. But it is also important to get the right amount of sleep in a day. You need sleep to ensure your body doesn’t wear out during the day, and that is has ample time to rebuild at night. You have to review how much sleep you get each night so you can stay healthy and ready for the day. The timing that you require for sleeping should be identified well. But how much sleep do you actually require each night?

Can an Adjustable Bed Improve Your Health?

Can an Adjustable Bed Improve Your Health?

Adjustable beds are becoming standard in all bedrooms, and for good reason. People own them in their homes for both health and comfort. They alleviate cramped positions and improper sleeping posture. Flat foundations do the opposite and may cause difficulty breathing and poor blood circulation during sleep. Back pain also tends to get worse sleeping on flat a foundation. Adjustable beds have both therapeutic and health advantages over traditional beds. Below are some specific benefits of adjustables.

What You Need to Know About Napping

What You Need to Know About Napping

It is common to find people struggling with sleep in the afternoon and others napping. The fast economy today has people deprived of sleep and lacking time to take an afternoon nap. Naps are often accompanied by a few misconceptions, sometimes suggesting the person is lazy, unambitious or sick. However, naps are a natural way of your brain keeping up with your circadian rhythm.

How Long Can You Go Without Sleep?

How Long Can You Go Without Sleep?

We all have many things that we need to do each day. We all wish that there were more hours in a day than there are. But we all need to get enough sleep so we can stay healthy and focused. Some people try to cut back on their sleep as a means of doing more each day. But how long can you go without sleep? As it turns out, it can be dangerous for you to consistently miss sleep.

8 Tips for an Allergy-Proof Bedroom

8 Tips for an Allergy-Proof Bedroom

Having an allergy-proof bedroom is important because over a third of your life is spent there! You may experience allergic symptoms, ranging from mild to intense, in your bedroom if you do not take care of the room. It is possible for you to have an allergy-free bedroom. This will put to an end in the mornings you wake up with allergy symptoms like a scratchy throat, running nose, watery eyes, constant sneezing, low-level headaches and shortness of breath.

Simple Ways to Plan, Enjoy, and Stick to a Healthy Meal Plan

Simple Ways to Plan, Enjoy, and Stick to a Healthy Meal Plan

Maintaining and sticking to a healthy meal plan can be a daunting task when first starting this process. It requires dedication, reasons to keep going, and consistency. People often give up along the way. But, it is important to keep in mind the reasons that got you started on this healthy-eating journey. Adherence can be a challenge, but there are a few ways you can help yourself stick to this new change.