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28 May 2019

Sleep is a very fascinating and plays an important role in any person’s  lifestyle. Whether you are rich, poor, young or old; everyone needs sleep on a daily basis, no matter who you are. Whenever increasing stress levels, the need for rest is vital to a healthy lifestyle, and one’s bed is key. Sleeping helps your brain prepare for the upcoming day, so you can perform certain important tasks. So in order to have a good night’s sleep and get enough rest for the next day, a good comfortable and supportive mattress will perform this task, so you can wake up feeling refreshed and ready for a day’s work.

Health Risks: Sleeping on an Aged Mattress

Sleeping on an aged mattress can increase some health risks. The most common one is back pain – a lot of people struggle with this and it could be because of your mattress.

Your mattress can also collect all types of bugs. Sleeping on an aged mattress can cause a restless night’s sleep and anxiety. Sleep deprivation can also take place because the body is not comfortable and needs rest, if this describes your nightly sleep, it is time you get a new comfortable and supportive mattress.

Do you need 8 hours sleep?

Yes, most people need 8 hours sleep on a daily basis for their body to be fully functional. The importance of sleep is numerous: Sleep helps protect your mental and physical health, it helps you to grow and develop in all kinds of ways, and is even essential for balancing moods and retaining memory.

If you are sleep deprived it takes away the ability to learn, make decisions, solve problems, and control emotions. Getting enough sleep boosts your immune system, mood, and will make you feel less stressed.

Fun Facts about Sleep

Sleep maintains a healthy balance of hormones, like your hunger hormone (ghrelin). When you don’t have enough sleep your level of ghrelin goes up and your level of leptin goes down. This makes you feel hungrier than when you are well-rested, and makes it difficult to concentrate or motivate yourself.

A Few Sleep Facts
  • 12% of people dream entirely in black and white
  • Humans spend 1/3 of their life sleeping
  • Children who are born blind experience dreams involving things such as emotion, sound and smell rather than sight.
  • Have you ever felt like you are falling when half asleep and jerk yourself awake; this sensation is called “hypnic jerks”.
Contact Slumber land to learn more about the comfort in your sleep

When you are working all day-every day to get ahead in your career, juggling the demands of a job and running a house, studying to get that degree that you are losing sleep over and just overall stressed, a comfortable supportive mattress will keep you stress free. For more information, please be sure to get in contact with a sales consultant from Slumberland today, or visit our website for more details.

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