Circadian rhythms are 24-hour cycles that are part of the body’s internal clock, running in the background to carry out essential functions and processes. One of the most important and well-known circadian rhythms is the sleep-wake cycle. Different systems of the body follow circadian rhythms that are synchronized with a master clock in the brain. […]
Bedwetting is a familiar problem many people experience at some point. Still, bedwetting can be uncomfortable and upsetting for both children and parents, especially when it happens in older children. If this sounds familiar, you’re not alone. What Is Bedwetting? Bedwetting, also called “nocturnal enuresis,” is involuntary urination during sleep in children over five years […]
Electronic devices have become an integral part of most children’s lives. Kids use screen-based electronics throughout the day for schoolwork, entertainment, communication, and more. While technology offers countless educational and social benefits, there are also downsides to our widespread, easy access to these devices. One concern is the impact technology may be having on sleep. […]
Sleep is of paramount importance to young children. Early in life, a person experiences tremendous development that affects the brain, body, emotions, and behavior and sets the stage for their continued growth through childhood and adolescence. In light of this, it’s normal for parents to want to make sure that their children, whether babies or […]
Sleep is an essential building block for your child’s mental and physical health. But if you’re finding it impossible to help your toddler sleep, you’re not alone.
Anxiety is frequently connected to sleeping problems. Excess worry and fear make it harder to fall asleep and stay asleep through the night.
Most people who have experienced depression know that it is often accompanied by sleeping problems. People with depression may find it difficult to fall asleep and stay asleep during the night. They can also have excessive daytime sleepiness or even sleep too much. At the same time, sleep problems can exacerbate depression, leading to a […]
Most people know firsthand that sleep affects their mental state. After all, there’s a reason it’s said that someone in a bad mood “woke up on the wrong side of the bed.” As it turns out, there’s quite a bit of truth behind this colloquial saying. Sleep is closely connected to mental and emotional health […]
Latex has become a popular material in high-end mattresses. Many consumers prefer latex because of its durability, sustainability, and balance of responsiveness and conforming. When shopping for a latex mattress, the density of the latex layer(s) is an important factor to consider. The density of each latex layer will influence the bed’s overall performance. It […]
Most modern mattresses are made using various layers of foam material. Commonly used foams include polyfoam, latex, and memory foam. Within each category of foam, one may find dozens of variations in density and firmness. Because foam density is such a significant factor in the performance and feel of each mattress, it’s a good idea […]