Mattress Firm Sleep Health News Round-up

Sleep Health News Round-Up: April 2017

Netflix, car rides, toothpaste and more!

This month’s sleep health news roundup covers the latest sleep-related trends. Here is what the internet is saying this month about how to get to sleep and how to sleep better.

Netflix’s Biggest Competition? Sleep.

We all know the feeling: it’s getting late and you’re in the middle of a mental tug of war between sleep and one more episode of [enter Netflix binge show of choice]. Well, as it turns out, that nightly struggle is what Netflix CEO Reed Hastings calls “the competition.” Does that make us frenemies?

Ford Made a Crib That Acts Like a Car

To replicate that soft engine hum and gentle rocking motion loved by babies everywhere, Ford Spain created the “MAX Motor Dreams.” The prototype crib duplicates a car’s movements, providing parents with a rare opportunity to rest, instead of driving their little ones around until their doze off.

65% of Americans Are Losing Sleep Due to This Major Worry

According to a recent poll, many of us are tossing and turning into the wee hours of the morning for one reason: money. We guess the practice of counting sheep has evolved into the practice of counting debts.

Married Couples Are Now Sleeping in Separate Beds

A recent survey found one in four married couples sleep in separate beds. The National Association of Homebuilders predicted years ago that dual master bedrooms could become the new norm in custom-built homes. Whether it’s differing sleep schedules, intense snoring, restless leg syndrome or another kind of sleep disruptor, it seems people are willing to do whatever it takes to ensure a better night’s sleep.

10 Unexpected Things That Are Stealing Your Sleep

Speaking of sleep disruptors, a recent article from Entrepreneur highlights a few unique factors that may be impacting the overall quality of your sleep. For example, peppermint is often used to help keep people alert and focused. Peppermint is one of the more popular toothpaste flavors, so it’s possible you’re sacrificing precious moments of shut eye at the expense of maintaining those pearly whites! What kind of toothpaste do you use?

About The Author

The Daily Dozers The Daily Dozers is a team of our finest Mattress Firm sleep happy experts, pooling their expertise to bring you all you need to know on sleep news of the day and the latest trends in sleep health. Sometimes our team of regular Daily Doze contributors (Craig, Ken and Sunni…not to name names) will throw a pillow or two when trying to decide who gets to write about which topic; and when that happens, we let our task force of daily dozin’ specialists play referee, pooling their knowledge on the topic. From super-sized snoring habits to the very real struggle of trying to become a morning person, there’s no topic too tired for The Daily Dozers. Best Night’s Sleep: There’s nothing that this dream team loves more than long walks on the beach to prepare for a peaceful slumber, a warm cup of lavender tea, an old Jane Austen novel and curling up in the comfort of their very own Mattress Firm beds.

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