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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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Mother's Day Give-Away

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 3:57:52 AM America/Los_Angeles

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Sleep is an important need in life and as a mother, you may not be getting the quality or quantity of sleep you need or deserve. Spoil yourself this Mother's Day and tell us why you are in desperate need of sleep and you could win your very own SleepSpec Starter pack!

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NORTHERN IRISH TEAM USE SA INNOVATION AT COMMONWEALTH GAMES

Thursday, April 26, 2018 1:38:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

Pictured above with SleepSpec packs are Northern Ireland boxing squad members Carly McNaul (front), Damien Sullivan (sitting), Damian Martin (standing), Physiologist and Brendan Irvine (in the ring)

A South African innovation is helping athletes reduce the effects of jetlag when travelling to games and competitions in different time zones.  The amber tinted glasses filter out sleep disturbing blue light and allow the body to produce the sleep hormone melatonin regardless of what time of the day or night it is. 

They have been adopted by top sports teams including the Lions Super Rugby Team and UK Premier League side Bournemouth FC and were also included in the travel management programme for the Northern Ireland Team when they travelled to the Commonwealth Games in Australia recently.

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The Link Between Sleep and Sport

Friday, March 9, 2018 6:13:29 AM America/Los_Angeles

When it comes to sport we know that what you eat is important and so is when you train, how you train and don’t let us forget the importance of keeping hydrated. However, could sleep be playing just as much of a role on your training and performance?

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The Link Between Stress and Sleep

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 11:24:20 PM America/Los_Angeles

The constant motion, thinking, and stress can be causing devastation to your sleep. We have all been there, smiling at relatable sleep deprived memes and then moving on to the next task at hand and then onto the next. Carrying on until we are exhausted and collapsing into bed, but still unable to sleep because our brains are too wide awake.

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The Blue Exposed

Friday, February 9, 2018 12:45:40 AM America/Los_Angeles

 

Blue light this, blue light that, but what is blue light really and why should we care? 

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Too Hot To Sleep

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 6:01:25 AM America/Los_Angeles

Hot, hot, hot, summer has really come with a vengeance after its delayed arrival. One day it was still chilly and at nights cold, and now we are being hit by multiple heat waves. With the heat, came the difficulty with sleeping.

 

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Control your exposure to light during the day and night

Friday, December 15, 2017 12:46:11 AM America/Los_Angeles

Your sleep schedule, bedtime habits, and day-to-day lifestyle choices can make an enormous difference to the quality of your nightly rest. The following tips will help you optimize your sleep so you can be productive, mentally sharp, emotionally balanced, and full of energy all day long.

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Are you grinding your teeth?

Sunday, December 10, 2017 11:53:39 PM America/Los_Angeles

 

Are you wake up with pain in your jaw or temples? You might be grinding your teeth while you are sleeping. Sleeping disorders like Sleep Apnea could be a contributing factor to your teeth grinding. Read more to learn about teeth grinding.

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How is your bedroom affecting your sleep?

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 4:55:54 AM America/Los_Angeles

Over the years it has become clear that there is more to sleep than just closing your eyes. Your bedroom is meant to be your sanctuary where you can relax and get an amazing night’s rest.   

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