Many teens have a knack for staying up late and waking up even later. For some, this sleep pattern is simply a lifestyle choice. For others, it could be Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome (DSPS) or Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder (DSPD). These are sleep disorders in which a person’s circadian rhythm does not follow the normal day/night […]
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Did you know your brain does chores while you sleep?
“It’s like a dishwasher,” says Dr. Maiken Nedergaard, a University of Rochester School of Medicine professor. You’d never guess she’s talking about your brain. It’s true — studies show that during sleep, your brain circulates cerebrospinal fluid throughout the brain and nervous system. It pumps new fluid into the brain to refresh the old fluid. […]
Are some people naturally short sleepers?
Do you know someone who stays up late but still rises early? They seem to function fine on as little as four to five hours of sleep each night. What makes some people such efficient sleepers? You might be surprised to learn it has everything to do with genetics. Natural Short Sleepers Researchers at the […]
Can Poor Sleep Cost You Money?
Did you know that poor sleep can cost you money? The Better Sleep Council, a consumer education group, has found that American adults spend more than $5 billion annually, in an attempt to compensate for poor sleep. The amount Americans spend on coffee, soft drinks, and energy drinks is about the same as what presidential […]
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!
Merry Christmas from the Gallery Furniture family! Take the time to enjoy the holidays with your family and friends as you make tomorrow special, it’s what the season is all about. God Bless!
Gallery Furniture Sleep Expert Talks Weight and Sleep
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDtCXV7rwF8 The benefits that we get from sleep each night are truly priceless. One factor that is significantly affected by how we sleep is our weight. While some studies are recognizing sleep as a weight loss tool, others are focusing on how poor sleep causes weight gain. Recently, Gallery Furniture Sleep Expert, Brandon Jackson shared […]
The Perfect Sleeping Positions for Common Conditions
How long does it take you to find your perfect sleeping position when you tuck in at night? While there isn’t a universal recommended sleeping position as everyone’s needs are different, there are certain positions that we give you more relief if you are experiencing pain or have a medical condition. According to a national […]
Too Much Light at Night May Hold Up Your Fertility
Are you expecting a new baby or taking the steps to add an adorable bundle of joy to your family? A new study is suggesting that women stay away from light at night and embrace darkness, as it is vital to keeping their reproductive health in order, protecting a developing baby. Study researcher and professor […]
Understanding Your Preferred Sleep Position
While everyone’s sleeping style is different and we all have a preferred sleeping position, it’s important to be aware of how that preference affects you. In an effort to bring more awareness to how sleep positions affect our health as well as comfort during the night, The Huffington Post put together this easy to read info-graphic […]
Sleep Tips for Your Next Athletic Competition
Numerous studies have shown just how important sleep is in regards to athletic performances. Proper sleep instills confidence in abilities, strengthens the body, and boosts those athletic skills. It can be difficult to get high-quality sleep the night before a big event due to jitters or excitement. To make sure your body will perform its […]