Children, allergies, asthma, pets

Your Child, Allergies, Asthma, and… can we keep our family pet?

Does your child have a persistent ‘cold’ and runny nose or a cough? They may have an undiagnosed allergy or even asthma. An allergy occurs when the immune system reacts to a substance (such as pollen, feathers or fur) because a hypersensitivity to that substance has developed. This reaction causes the body to release histamine,…

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Driving Tired

The massive health issue that nobody wants to talk about…

Here is a true fact that should shock you. Tired drivers kill more people than drunk drivers. Our cognitive functions are greatly impaired by lack of sleep, yet sleep deprivation is just as greatly minimised by society. It is a strange state of affairs when we simply accept feeling tired every day and rarely take…

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Indoor pollution. Why it’s bad and what you can do about it.

Indoor pollution. Why it’s bad and what you can do about it.

Do you know how much of our life is spent indoors? Around 90% of our time on Earth takes place inside a building. So indoor pollution is a big concern for everyone. This is an average statistic of course, but between home, work and shopping, we mainly dwell inside. Some studies show that our indoor…

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Sleepbear anti-allergic mattress. 100% recyclable and sustainable.

The Great Unsustainability. End of Life Mattresses.

You’ve finally begun the search for the perfect mattress. As you narrow down your essential criteria, among the considerable array of features and benefits, there is one thing you may never even consider. You can of course, opt for the convenience of the new mattress delivery drivers taking away your old one, but please pause…

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Latex Foam Mattresses and Allergies

A Latex Foam Mattress – but is it safe? The low-down on latex

As a sleeping surface, it is widely accepted that a natural latex foam mattress has no equal. Sumptuous, soft, supple, supportive, the open cell structure of natural latex foam has a lively, responsive bounce and aeration because it is derived from living trees. Many trees in fact, need to be ‘tapped’ for rubber – in…

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Give me some space! The trending secret of a great relationship.

There’s a growing trend in the UK that’s helping many couples to enjoy their waking and sleeping time together. It doesn’t involve expensive therapy, adjustments to behaviour, trying to understand your partner’s point of view or little blue pills. In fact, it’s such a simple solution it’s been surprisingly overlooked until recently. It’s all about…

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Why your new mattress may be damaged before you’ve even slept on it.

Why your new mattress may be damaged before you’ve even slept on it

Before you rush online to buy a well-marketed ‘bed in a box’, we investigate some of the things the new mattress e-tailers don’t really want you to know. If you care about your wallet, your health and the environment, read on. The recent surge of online mattress sellers is changing the way we buy a…

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When is a new mattress not a new mattress?

Online Mattress Retailers. When is a New Mattress NOT a New Mattress?

Every industry has its rogues. The mattress industry is no exception. This article is to help you make the correct mattress-buying decision for your health, your wallet and the environment, as we expose the practices of less than ethical ‘bed-in-a-box’ providers when it comes to dealing with returns. 100 night trials – what happens to…

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6 Ways to Beat the ‘Clocks-Go-Back’ Blues

Autumn is upon us. Nights are getting darker, the air has more of a bite to it and it’s time to dig out the winter wardrobe in preparation for frostier days. The clocks also go back next Sunday, making the evenings draw in even more. Whilst there’s Halloween, Bonfire Night and Christmas to look forward…

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