Kicking in Your Sleep

Kicking in Your Sleep Have you ever heard anyone say, you were kicking in your sleep? My cousins used to complain about other cousins they did not like to sleep with during stay-overs. I really didn’t realize, and no one else did either what that meant at the time. I only really knew when I got […]

Sleep Matters!

Sleep Matters!

Here’s why sleep really matters Sleep matters even when your schedule is packed and you’re trying hard to fit it all in. Losing a few hours of sleep now and then can’t make any difference. Right? Not exactly. Sleep is a lot more important than it may appear. It’s a restorative process that is vital to your […]

Sleep’s Relationship to Chronic Disease

Sleep’s Relationship to Chronic Disease

Chronic Disease/Sleep & Sleep Disoders  –  Centers for Disease Control Insufficient sleep is associated with a number of chronic diseases and conditions—such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity, and depression—which threaten our nation’s health. Aside from these insufficient sleep is also responsible for motor vehicle and machinery-related crashes, causing substantial injury and disability each year. More […]

Belsomra New Sleep Drug

Belsomra New Sleep Drug

Belsomra, FDA approves new type of sleep drug Belsomra is a new drug to treat difficulty in falling and staying asleep (insomnia). Sounds to me just like Ambien and Lunesta. Belsomra is an orexin receptor antagonist and is the first approved drug of this type. Orexins are chemicals that are involved in regulating the sleep-wake cycle and […]

Periodic Limb Movement Disorder

Periodic Limb Movement Disorder

My husband has this. It is not the same thing as restless leg syndrome. You probably have heard someone say that a person is a kicker in bed. This is usually what is going on. My husband doesn’t know that he kicks. His previous bed partners and myself have told him. I was the first to […]

100% Bamboo Luxury Queen Size Pillowcase Hypoallergenic White

Here is your chance to see if Bamboo is right for you. I actually love Bamboo because it keeps me cool when I have hot flashes but bamboo products are pricey. You can try one pillowcase and see how it works for you before buying the full sheet set. I only have the queen size […]