Santa Claus, IN (PRWEB) December 24, 2013
The holiday season is often filled with traveling, shopping, gift-giving, family gatherings, good food and plenty more. While fun and cheer abound, one thing that often suffers is peoples’ sleep which can seem insignificant but may actually impact the quality of your holiday. The latest article from Mattress Journal, titled “Sleeping Well During the Holidays”, identifies the top culprits that steal sleep during winter festivities and offers tips for staying well-rested.
In the blog, Mattress Journal aims to remind readers that sleep is important even during the holidays. Between keeping colds and the flu at bay to staying in a good mood and staying safe on the road, losing rest in the short and long-term affects many aspect of daily life. The article points out nine things that can affect quality and quantity of rest, all of which can be modified or controlled in order to improve chances of getting better sleep.
From environmental influences to food and drink, the article explains how each factor can steal rest and how to reduce the effects. The sleep stealers identified include changes to circadian rhythms, caffeine, overeating, dehydration, too much holiday cheer,indoor air that’s too dry or too cold, feeling stiff and sore, and uncomfortable mattresses.
Some of the tips offered include switching to decaffeinated beverages in the afternoon, sipping plenty of water, avoiding heavy foods and drinks too close to bed, and making bedrooms comfortable. Since mattresses are a major part of sleep, the blog also includes brief tips for ensuring beds are comfortable including links to previous
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