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Changing your duvet cover can extend your duvet’s life, prevent allergy symptoms, and maybe even help you get a better night’s sleep.
A stiff and painful neck, no matter the cause, disrupts your sleep. Although some causes of a stiff neck, such as illness or injury, require medical intervention for relief, often a few adjustments to your sleep routine and the right pillow can help you get some rest.
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Should you change your sheets today? The answer is likely “Yes.”
The fact is, scientists don’t really know why humans yawn. They’ve been unable to find any clear physiological effect of yawning or explanation of why it happens when it does. It’s also a mystery why yawns are “contagious,” and occur even between humans and animals. It’s true: When your dog sees you yawn, it’s likely they will yawn, too. That being said, there are some theories about this behavior — and a few theories that scientists have ruled out.
There’s a good reason why you just want to sleep when you have a cold. Sleep helps the body prevent infections, fight inflammation, and stave off long-term illnesses. Unfortunately, it’s often difficult to get a good night’s sleep when you need it the most. Common cold symptoms such as sneezing, sinus congestion, sore throat, and coughing often seem to get worse at night, making it even harder to fall asleep and stay asleep.
Accidents happen, and some pee on the mattress isn’t the end of the world. Cleaning up the mess can be a time-consuming process, but it’s worth it for a clean and sanitary place to sleep.
Trying to sleep with a stuffy nose is no one’s idea of a good time, but it doesn’t have to keep you awake all night. With a few simple home remedies, you can reduce the pressure and congestion, and get the sleep you need to get over your cold and get back to yourself as quickly as possible. So when your bed makes more noise than a flock of birds, instead of burying your head under the pillows and struggling to get back to sleep, seek out the problem and repair it. With a bit of ingenuity and some inexpensive hardware, you may be able to eliminate the problem altogether. If you can’t, the only other solution to a squeaky mattress is to replace it. Your back, and your sanity, will thank you.