Getting in the Routine of Sleeping Well

If you find it impossible to fall asleep once you get into bed, you need to take Dr. Libby’s sleep challenge. In collaboration with NZ Life and Leisure Magazine and Dr. Libby, Sleepyhead is challenging you to prepare yourself for bed and reap the benefits of getting restorative and rejuvenating sleep. Keep reading Getting in the Routine of Sleeping Well

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Unlocking the Secrets of Melatonin

Melatonin is in one of the key hormones involved in regulating your sleep-cycle and making sure you wake up feeling refreshed.

How much melatonin your body produces is controlled by your exposure to light. When it’s dark your brain secretes more melatonin, making you tired. During the day when you’re exposed to light the body secretes less melatonin making your feel alert. Keep reading Unlocking the Secrets of Melatonin

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Dr. Libby and Sleepyhead challenge you to sleep better and be in to win!

Over the next six months, in collaboration with Dr. Libby and NZ Life and Leisure, we’re challenging you to sleep better and restore yourself.  Your bed plays a huge role in how well you sleep, but there are other things you can do to improve the quality of your sleep.

Keep reading Dr. Libby and Sleepyhead challenge you to sleep better and be in to win!

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Does my bed fit me?

Having good quality sleep is important to your wellbeing. Sleep plays a vital role in restoring and healing the body, so your health takes a hit when you aren’t sleeping well.

If you’re suffering from sleep problems or feeling tired during the day it’s important to assess the quality of the bed you’re sleeping in. One of the key questions you need to ask is – does my bed fit me? Keep reading Does my bed fit me?

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Lucky couple get rid of their back pain and mildew-ridden bed

In our last E-zine edition, we gave our subscribers the chance to win a Sleepyhead Chiropractic Super Plush bed. The lucky Chiropractic bed winners were Auckland-based Belinda and Justin Sims, who were over the moon.

While talking to them on the phone, we realised that there was a very good reason why they were so excited. Keep reading Lucky couple get rid of their back pain and mildew-ridden bed

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Stop being interrupted and sleep soundly

Last year we conducted the largest survey of New Zealander’s sleep habits and found that one in five Kiwis get up every night to use the bathroom. In fact only seven per cent of people surveyed didn’t wake up at all during the night.

No matter how long you sleep for, interrupted sleep can make the difference between waking up and feeling refreshed or waking up feeling just as tired as when you hopped into bed. Keep reading Stop being interrupted and sleep soundly

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Giving your children the best chance to sleep

All too often kids get a hand-me-down bed or they sleep in the same bed from when they are a toddler right through to their late teens. As children grow they need a healthy sleep environment.

An old bed can directly affect your child’s health and well being. Over time, beds can absorb moisture build up and large amounts of dust mite excrement. These can really mess with your child’s body, breathing, sleep and health. Keep reading Giving your children the best chance to sleep

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Getting a good night’s sleep during pregnancy

When Mums are expecting a baby, it should be a happy time filled with excitement and wonder. Unfortunately, for many women the nine months are also filled with sleepless and uncomfortable nights.

Of course it’s normal to feel more fatigued during pregnancy due to the changing hormone levels, but there are ways you can feel more rested and we have some hot tips to make sure that you get lots of deep and revitalising sleep during your pregnancy. Keep reading Getting a good night’s sleep during pregnancy

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Winter Sleeping

You know winter is here when getting up in the mornings becomes even harder than usual. Ever wonder why this is the case? Keep reading Winter Sleeping

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Back aches, sore shoulders and hip pain – is your bed to blame?

You spend a third of your life in bed – whether that time is spent comfortably sleeping, or as for a lot of people, tossing and turning all night due to the lack of support and comfort your mattress gives you. Keep reading Back aches, sore shoulders and hip pain – is your bed to blame?

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