Category: Health & well-being

Best beds for allergy sufferers

Best beds for allergy sufferers

If you suffer from allergies it is important to opt for a mattress that not only offers comfort and support, but has anti-allergenic properties so that you can sleep soundly without compromising on your health and wellbeing. What causes allergies in bed? Dust mite faeces rather than the actual dust mites are the main culprit to allergic reactions in bed. Common allergic reactions to dust mite faeces include sneezing, itching, watery eyes and wheezing. Dust mite allergies have also been.

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5 Ways Sleep Benefits Your Mind

5 Ways Sleep Benefits Your Mind

When you’re sleep deprived your cognitive functioning plummets making it much harder than normal to go about your day. This can pose a serious threat to your mood, your memory and more. The Sleep Council recommends for the average 18 – 65 year old to get seven to nine hours of sleep each night in order to reap the benefits of a proper night’s rest. Below are just a few ways getting regular, restful sleep can transform your mind, and ultimately, your life..

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Meditation For Sleep

Meditation For Sleep

Many people struggle to get to sleep with an over-active mind, so it’s no surprise that The Sleep Council’s latest Great British Bedtime Report revealed how a third of us are getting a poor night’s sleep most nights, with stress being the top reason. Mindfulness-based sleep meditation has been suggested to help with many of the issues that stop us sleeping. Meditation and mindfulness is about controlling your thinking; to stop you focusing on things you cannot fix right now.

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2017 Health Trend Alert – ‘Clean sleeping’

2017 Health Trend Alert – ‘Clean sleeping’

We’ve all heard of ‘clean eating’ i.e. eating as many whole foods as possible, but now a new health trend, backed by Gwyneth Paltrow will have you rethinking how to up your wellness game during the midnight hours. According to the actress and Goop founder, 'clean sleeping' is simply trying to get good, quality sleep on a consistent basis. “The lifestyle I lead is based not just on clean eating, but also on clean sleeping: at least seven or eight hours of.

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How to Become a Morning Person

How to Become a Morning Person

Whether you are a night owl or an early bird, everybody once in a while can have trouble waking up early in the morning. But do we ever think about what makes it hard for us to get up early? Our sleep experts have recommended some ways to get out of bed faster and have more energy in the morning: 1. Commit yourself to waking up at the same time every morning, even on the weekend or on holiday. Persistence.

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10 Healthy Habits To Adopt

10 Healthy Habits To Adopt

Take care of your health and not only will you enjoy a better night's sleep, but you will wake up the next day feeling revitalised! We've come up with these 10 simple healthy habits to help you improve your daily health and well-being: Get moving Exercise doesn’t always have to involve the gym. It’s important to find something you love so it doesn’t feel like a chore – that could be going for a brisk walk, gardening, sports, swimming or yoga. Just.

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How To Sleep Better During Hay Fever Season

How To Sleep Better During Hay Fever Season

Sneezing, watery eyes, a runny nose, itchy throat – hay fever symptoms are anything but a walk in the park. And it’s not just during the day that hay fever sufferers have to muddle through with the symptoms, but at night too. One in five people in the UK suffer from hay fever and a staggering 87% of people surveyed by Allergy UK, Britain’s leading allergy charity, said their sleep was badly affected in the spring and summer months. We.

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Tips For a Good Night’s Sleep

Tips For a Good Night’s Sleep

If you are having a hard time falling asleep and find yourself awake for long periods at night, then it may be time to rethink your bedtime routine. We are all guilty at times of watching TV late at night or scrolling through our mobile phones in bed, but when are brains are consumed with work, stress or life in general it makes falling to sleep a huge task. Getting quality sleep will set the pace for the rest of.

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5 Yoga Poses To Help You Sleep

5 Yoga Poses To Help You Sleep

If lack of sleep is an issue for you, yoga could help give you the good night’s sleep your body craves. A study by the Mental Health Foundation found that over 30% of the UK’s population suffers from insomnia or other sleep difficulties. And worryingly it’s not just the matter of exhaustion that comes to play with insomnia; there are major health problems such as depression, obesity, immune deficiency and heart disease. Yoga helps to relax the nervous system, which is the part of.

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Cupcake Day for Alzheimer’s Society!

Cupcake Day for Alzheimer’s Society!

Today in the Dunlopillo head office we are holding our very own Cupcake Day for Alzheimer’s Society. Cupcake Day is a day dedicated to defeating dementia with the help of the small but mighty cupcake, aiming to raise funds and awareness of the fight against dementia. 850,000 people in the UK have dementia and this is set to rise to over 1 million by 2025. Many of our talented office staff have been whisking up a storm this week in.

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