Tag Archive - Mattresses

Memory foam mattresses ‘reduce pressure on spines’

5 November 2010 by , No Comments
Memory foam mattresses 'reduce pressure on spines'

Memory foam mattresses re-mould to the contours of the body to absorb rather than resist weight and reduce pressure on joints in the spine, it is claimed. An article in the Telegraph on beds and bedding materials also suggests that individuals should check the coil count when purchasing mattresses, as this is indicative of the […]

Mattresses ‘could improve sleep for cows’

5 November 2010 by , No Comments
Mattresses 'could improve sleep for cows'

Improved sleep may help a herd of dairy cattle in Canada to produce more milk, it is claimed. According to the Toronto Star, bovines on the Martin family’s farm have comfortable beds to improve their productivity. Facilities available to the animals in their hi-tech $1 million (£626,000) barn include foam mattresses, an automated massage brush […]

Extra hour may have disrupted body clock

4 November 2010 by , No Comments
Extra hour may have disrupted body clock

The body’s natural rhythms of sleeping and waking could be knocked off kilter by the clocks moving back at the weekend. According to an article in the Globe and Mail, altering time in this way can disrupt the body’s major functions, including those that govern sleep, as they are repeated around every 24 hours. Author […]

Teen sleep ‘suffering from late night communications’

3 November 2010 by , No Comments
Teen sleep 'suffering from late night communications'

Using technology such as mobile phones, the internet and communications devices before bed is disturbing the sleep of US teenagers and young people. This is the finding of research published by the JFK Medical Center, which indicates this is one of a series of side effects of playing with gadgets late at night. Specialists at […]

Divan beds recommended for storage

3 November 2010 by , No Comments
Divan beds recommended for storage

A divan bed can provide the ideal option for those looking for more room when they sleep. This is according to About Property, which suggested that double bed frames may not provide enough space for some occupants. In such cases, the news source advocates purchasing king size mattresses as an alternative, as they offer additional […]

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