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Surprising Dos and Don’ts for Better Sleep

Few things feel better than a good night’s sleep. Here are some less common — perhaps even surprising! — dos and don’ts for improving your slumber. Read more…

Fresh New Tips Before Buying a Mattress

Your mattress is the foundation for a good night’s sleep. It’s one of the biggest factors in whether or not you’re going to sleep like a baby or toss and turn all night. Read more…

Sleep Tips for Toddlers, Kids & Teens

Making sure your kids get a good night’s sleep isn’t always a dream come true. We can help. Read more…

Sleeping Soundly with Pets?

Pets are a part of our family. And for many dog and cat owners, sharing the bed is just part of the nighttime routine. But are you getting quality sleep with your pet curled up at your feet, or are they hogging the bed and keeping you up at night? Read more…

Master the Art of Napping

Sometimes naps can be hard to fit into your schedule. Make the most of the times they do with helpful tips and tricks to leave you feeling more rested and refreshed than the moment you woke up. Read more…

Build the Foundation for Better Sleep

Mattress shopping? It’s recommended to purchase a complete sleep set so you have the best foundation for your new mattress. Foundations help preserve the life of your mattress, and offer the support you need to get a good night’s sleep. Read more…

Foam, and Spring, and Hybrid - Oh my!

Thinking about replacing your mattress? Start sleeping better by brining home a mattress that fits your specific needs. Whether you’re tossing and turning, waking up too warm, or searching for extra support, we can help. Read more…

How to Create a Space Fit for Daytime Sleeping

Whether you’re working the late shift or lying down for an afternoon nap, making a mid-day sleep space can be challenging. Natural sleep patterns train our bodies to tire when the sun goes down and wake when it comes up. Read more…

Couples Sleeping: Never Feel too Close for Comfort

Read the ins and outs to staying cool, comfortable and asleep all night with your partner right by your side. Read more…

How to Choose the Best Bed Size

Is your bed too big, too small, or just right? Choosing something that accommodates you and your partner’s preference can be tricky. Read more…

How to Decide on a Mattress for Every Room

Several things go into picking and choosing the perfect mattresses, including which bedroom you’re shopping for and how much space you have. Keep these tips in the back of your mind when you’re looking for the perfect place to rest your head. Read more…

Sleep: It's not all a Dream

It’s important for you to understand some basic facts about sleep, including the stages and cycles involved. You probably know that there’s a stage of sleep (and also a successful rock band) called REM. There’s also a stage called non-REM. Read more…

Sleep Like a Baby, When you have one at Home!

With a baby (or babies!) at home, you need all the sleep you can get, too. Here, Cleveland Clinic sleep expert Michelle Drerup, PsyD, offers her advice for how you can get better sleep with a baby at home. Read more…

Shift Work Sleep Disorder

SWSD is a sleep disorder that affects people who frequently rotate schedules or work night shifts. These schedules go against the body's natural circadian rhythm, and individuals have difficulty adjusting to the different sleep and wake schedule. Read more…

Dr. Roizen's 10 Best Tips for Amazing Zzz's

Sleep better, look younger, and feel more energetic than a golden retriever puppy! This isn’t late-night TV trying to fool you with false advertising. You really can achieve these things. Read more…

It's Time for Better Sleep for the Whole Family

There’s no magic number when it comes to how many hours of sleep we need — we’re all individuals, after all. But there are guidelines from the National Sleep Foundation for the amount of sleep you and your kids need, and they’re worth following. Read more…

Don't Miss: Are you Sleep Deprived?

The United States is one of the most sleep-deprived nations on earth, with about 25 to 35 million people suffering from chronic, persistent sleep problems each year. So how do you know if you’re getting the sleep you really need? Read more…

What Happens when you have Better Sleep Habits

Many experts recommend cognitive behavioral therapy for the treatment of insomnia. CBT corrects the thought patterns and behaviors that can cause or worsen insomnia, with help from a psychologist. But many of the strategies can be done on your own. Here’s how. Read more…

See how Sleep Affects your Health

When you’re getting less than the optimal six and a half to eight hours per night, you’ll notice you’re hungrier and thirstier. Read more…

10 Sleep Myths and the Truth Behind

Have difficulty sleeping? You may think you know the dos and don’ts of getting a good night’s sleep. But there are a lot of myths out there about sleep that only create more problems when it comes to getting the rest we need. Read more…