Are adjustable beds good for sleep apnoea?
Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is a relatively common condition in which the muscles in the throat collapse, causing a complete or partial blockage of the airway, which pulls the individual out of a deep sleep intermittently throughout the night. While most cases occur in people between the ages of 30 and 60, it can affect […]
How to improve circulation in legs with a massage chair
It is well known that good circulation is essential for a healthy body, but if you have limited mobility it can be difficult to exercise in order to improve circulation.
Do adjustable beds help back pain?
If you are someone who suffers from back ailments, you will know how debilitating it can be. As well as interfering with daily activities, the condition can also make sleeping more difficult. And it’s an extremely common condition that can affect people of all ages. Usually, the best type of bed for bad backs and […]
What is a bad sleeping posture?
Most of us have read or heard advice about ‘good posture’ at one time or another. More often than not it relates to our daytime activities – lifting, pushing, standing up, sitting, using a computer. But how many times have you been given advice about a good posture for sleeping? The answer, in all probability, […]
7 tips for living with chronic pain
Chronic pain affects many people. In fact, it’s estimated that around half of all adults in the UK may be living with the condition. Generally, it is considered to be any pain that lasts longer than three months.
How to maintain a healthy posture
From slouching at desks, to hunching over smartphones, to sleeping in unsupportive positions, there are all sorts of everyday activities that can cause poor posture. While you may not pay much attention to the way in which you sit, stand or sleep on a daily basis, these habits can put undue pressure on your muscles, […]
3 Steps To Improving Your Posture
Most of us are guilty of adopting poor postures when we stand, sit and sleep. While this may not cause you any trouble in the short term, over long periods of time these bad postural habits can begin to take a serious toll on your health and wellbeing. As well as causing temporary pain, musculoskeletal […]
Using massage therapy to combat the pain of sciatica
Sciatica is a common condition that is caused by irritation, damage or compression of the sciatic nerve. Symptoms vary from person to person and can include a numb or tingling sensation or more severe pain that starts at your lower back and travels down your legs to your feet. While not always a serious health […]
How to alleviate arthritic pain with an adjustable bed
Like eating well and being active, getting a good night’s sleep is vital to our health and wellbeing. Research shows that 1 in 3 people suffer with aches and pains that stop them from getting a good night’s sleep. Prolonged poor sleep has shown to contribute to a variety of health problems including; cardiovascular disease, […]
Are adjustable beds good for acid reflux?
Acid reflux may be common, but this fact doesn’t make the condition any less unpleasant. Caused by stomach acid coming back up the oesophagus and into the mouth, it is often associated with heartburn, which is a burning chest pain that occurs after eating. Both of these problems are symptoms of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD). […]
The importance of good sleep posture
Just as there are good sitting and standing positions, there is also good sleep posture. Some of us may feel comfortable only in one position, whereas others will choose to sleep in many different positions. Sleep is the time when your body gets a chance to repair itself so sleeping in a comfortable position and […]