Sleep Paralysis and How the Right Mattress Can Help

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If you have never experienced sleep paralysis, you might want to count your lucky stars. Thankfully the complete loss of movement and control in the body is temporary. Nonetheless, it can be an altogether terrifying experience that leaves a person feeling rattled for the rest of the day. In a similar way that a bad dream does. There are people … Read More

How to Sleep Better With Menopause

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There are many reasons why people might have trouble sleeping – stress, the temperature, uncomfortable bedding, and so on. And for women, there can be an added factor each month. When menopause symptoms, or pre-menopause symptoms, come on, they can bring a whole new set of challenges that affect sleep.  Since we all know that disruptions to sleeping patterns can … Read More

What Triggers Sleep Apnea?

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Have you been hearing more and more about sleep apnea lately? Or perhaps you suspect you or your partner is suffering from the condition. It seems that more people are talking about, and finding solutions, sleep apnea — the condition that interrupts a person’s breathing during sleep. Let’s talk about sleep apnea today — what the symptoms are, and what … Read More

5 Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep

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No matter what your troubles in life are, a good night’s rest seems to instantly help make things better. And if you are dealing with serious health concerns, prioritizing rest and learning how to fall asleep faster and sleep better are an important part of any recovery. Many things can keep people laying awake at night, anxiously counting down the … Read More

How to Sleep Better When Stressed?

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There are some tips can help you sleep well when you are stressed

Stress can come at us from a million different angles — finances, health, lack of time, family problems, global issues — you name it. And stress can manifest in different ways, too. It can look show up in physical symptoms, mood problems, bad habits, or, commonly, having trouble sleeping. Anxiety and stress have a knack for showing up at night … Read More

How to Keep Cool While Sleeping in the Summer?

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We have some tips to keep cool while sleeping during summer nights.

Summer is practically here, and with the long warm days, come long warm nights. In Nanaimo, BC, those nights are often muggy, humid, and hot. For many people, summer nights mean facing an uncomfortable sleep. Lots of people “run hot” at night, and wake up in the middle of the night sweaty and overheated, and then unable to get back … Read More

How To Keep Cool While You Sleep

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Summer on Vancouver Island keeps teasing us. We’ve had some warm weather in Parksville and Nanaimo that feels like it’s here to stay, followed by overcast days that remind us that it’s still spring. But summer is going to officially be here soon, and that means making sure your sleep situation is ready to handle the change in temperature. If … Read More

Strange Sleep Facts

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Sleep is one of the most fascinating and well studied phenomena out there. While we all know that we need sleep, there are certain things about sleep that remain a mystery. Like why, exactly, do we dream? And why do some animals require more sleep than others? Many scientists have conducted studies into sleep to discover things like what happens … Read More

Tips To Stop Snoring

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There might not be anything better in the world than a good night’s sleep. But waking up feeling refreshed and energized for the day ahead is not a luxury that everyone has. Many people suffer from sleep disorders and insomnia, and if you sleep with a partner who has sleep problems, you might find yourself suffering, too. One of the … Read More

How To Fall Asleep Faster

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At our Parksville Mattress Store locations in Parksville and Nanaimo, we meet a lot of people in search of a good night’s sleep. Restless nights can be agonizing and sometimes it seems like the harder you try to fall asleep, the further away sleep gets. There are many reasons that people can’t fall asleep quickly, from stress to travel to … Read More