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March 23, 2016

Dangers of Urethane Foam!

Overview Urethane foam is everywhere — it’s under your carpet, in your furniture and your bed, in your walls, on the soles of your shoes and in your athletic helmet. Prolonged exposure to petroleum-based chemicals in products like urethane foam may affect the nervous and immune system and cause illnesses including cancer, neurological disorders, autoimmune…

November 17, 2015

Is ‘SOY LATEX’ Natural?

As a reminder, there are 2 general types of latex foam: natural and polyurethane. NATURAL LATEX: Made of sap derived from the Hevea Brasiliensis (rubber) tree 100% natural latex is incredibly durable and mold/mildew/dust mite resistant Can be manufactured in 2 different ways to create different firmness levels/support: Talalay and Dunlop. Talalay involves a freezing…

March 28, 2014

New Information on Napping

Napping Can Dramatically Increase Learning, Memory, Awareness, and More In some places, towns essentially shut down in the afternoon while everyone goes home for a siesta. Unfortunately, in the U.S.—more bound to our corporate lifestyles than our health—a mid-day nap is seen as a luxury and, in some cases, a sign of pure laziness. But before…

November 7, 2013

Natural Remedies for Insomnia

Although it is common to have the occasional sleepless night, if you lack sufficient sleep on a regular basis, it is called insomnia. Before starting any natural remedies, consult your doctor. Chronic insomnia can be a symptom of another condition, such as depression, heart disease, sleep apnea, lung disease, hot flashes, or diabetes, so it’s…

October 20, 2013

Why Do We Need Sleep?

Brains Sweep Themselves Clean of Toxins During Sleep While the brain sleeps, it clears out harmful toxins, a process that may reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s, researchers say. During sleep, the flow of cerebrospinal fluid in the brain increases dramatically, washing away harmful waste proteins that build up between brain cells during waking hours, a…

July 26, 2013

The Moon and Your Sleep

How the Moon Messes With Your Sleep We are all, quite literally, lunatics—and I mean that in the nicest way possible. It is the moon, after all, that is responsible for the luna part of that word—and the moon has always made us at least a little crazy. Over our long history we have been charmed by…

June 19, 2013

Do You Have ADHD or Sleep Deprevation?

Diagnosing the Wrong Deficit IN the spring of 2010, a new patient came to see me to find out if he had attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. He had all the classic symptoms: procrastination, forgetfulness, a propensity to lose things and, of course, the inability to pay attention consistently. But one thing was unusual. His symptoms had…