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The Link Between Sleep and Health

Monday, February 18, 2019 2:31:25 AM America/Los_Angeles

It can be tempting to trade sleep for a few precious hours of wakefulness, but it is important to consider the hidden costs. Sleep is precious, too. While sleep is very important for health, it is often overlooked and dismissed.

 

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5 ways to beat the heat and sleep this summer

Thursday, January 17, 2019 11:36:13 PM America/Los_Angeles

Sleep and body control of temperature are intimately connected. The body core body temperature follows a 24-hour cycle linked with your sleep-wake rhythm. Body temperature decreases during the night-time sleep phase and rises during the wake phase. Sleep is most likely to occur when core temperature decreases, and much less likely to occur during the rises.

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How SleepSpec Aids Sleep

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 3:42:29 AM America/Los_Angeles

 

Research has shown that the number of individuals who are suffering from sleep disorders has increased dramatically in recent years. While some of the blame is as a result of stress and poor lifestyle, the main culprit is thought to be the amount of blue light in our modern environment.

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Munga Riders go to sleep with SleepSpec

Friday, November 23, 2018 3:26:33 AM America/Los_Angeles

 

The importance of sleep in athletic performance has become the focus of attention for sports physicians around the world as individuals and teams look for anything that will give them the advantage over their rivals. Sleep helps the body repair itself so if an athlete is not getting enough sleep, then they will not be able to perform at their peak.

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The 5 SA competitors in the BMW GS Trophy

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 3:36:43 AM America/Los_Angeles

The 5 South African competitors in the BMW GS Trophy 2018 used SleepSpec to help beat jet lag and make the most of their sleep time. The BMW GS Trophy is BMW’s showcase event for BMW GS riders from all over the world. In order to qualify for the international event you have to enter the national qualifier in your country.

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The Link Between Sleep and Memory

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 1:08:57 PM America/Los_Angeles

 

Memory is a crucial factor for all of us from learning and growing to performing daily tasks. The link between sleep and memory has long been studied it has been proven that sleep does affect the memory. By the end of the 19th century it was accepted that sleep had an effect on sorting out and consolidating memories and ideas.

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The link between sleep and ‘sleep’

Thursday, August 23, 2018 11:31:46 PM America/Los_Angeles

Were you visited by the sandman during the night and woken up to find crusty sand like stuff called “sleep in your eyes”?  Sleep can make it hard to open your eyes in the morning. What is the sleep in your eyes and why does it form?

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The Link Between Hitting Snooze And Your Sleep

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 5:32:08 AM America/Los_Angeles

Lightning fast reflexes every morning when the alarm goes off in the morning is something all of us have. However, most hit snooze to squeeze in those few extra minutes of blissful sleep rather than actually waking up. Those few extra minutes, are they really all that blissful or are they actually sabotaging the entire day?

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The Link Between Melatonin and Sleep

Thursday, June 21, 2018 8:48:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

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What is melatonin and how can it affect your sleep? 

Without the proper production of melatonin, our bodies are unable to properly prepare for sleep.

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The Link Between Your Bed and Sleep

Friday, May 11, 2018 6:24:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

here are many factors that can influence the quality of sleep that you are getting. Such as lighting in the room as well noise levels surrounding you as well as the temperature of the room. Your bed is also a big factor when it comes to the quality of sleep you are getting. 

We approached Vencasa, home of Tempur, Magniflex and Sealy, with a couple questions to learn how your bed can influence your sleep. Vencasa are recognised as the ‘sleep experts ‘ and have a wealth of knowledge when it when it comes beds and how they influence your sleep.

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