SLEEP HEALTH PRODUCTS
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Sleep health is the state of well-being that results from getting enough quality and quantity of sleep. Sleep is essential for the proper functioning of the body and the mind, as it affects various aspects of physical, mental, and emotional health. Sleep health can be influenced by many factors, such as lifestyle, environment, habits, and genetics. Some of the benefits of sleep health are:
- It boosts the immune system and helps fight off infections and diseases.
- It enhances the memory and learning abilities and improves cognitive performance and creativity.
- It regulates the hormones and metabolism and helps maintain a healthy weight and appetite.
- It reduces the risk of chronic conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, and stroke.
- It improves the mood and emotional stability and lowers the stress levels.
- Heartburn: This is a condition that causes a burning sensation in the chest or throat due to the backup of stomach acid into the esophagus. It can worsen when lying down in bed, as gravity no longer helps keep the acid down. Heartburn can interfere with falling asleep or staying asleep, and can also cause discomfort and pain. Some products that can help with heartburn are bed wedges, pillows, or adjustable bed frames that can elevate the upper body and prevent the acid from reaching the throat. For example, you can try the Avana Mattress Elevator, which is a foam wedge that fits under the mattress and raises the head of the bed by 5 to 7 inches.
- Diabetes: This is a chronic disorder that affects how the body processes glucose, or sugar. It can cause high or low blood sugar levels, which can disrupt sleep quality and quantity. High blood sugar levels can cause symptoms such as thirst, frequent urination, night sweats, or restless legs syndrome, which can make it hard to fall asleep or stay asleep. Low blood sugar levels can cause symptoms such as hunger, shakiness, sweating, or nightmares, which can also wake you up during the night. Some products that can help with diabetes are blankets, sheets, or mattresses that can regulate the temperature and moisture of the skin, as well as provide comfort and support. For example, you can try the Cooling Weighted Blanket, which is a blanket that has cooling beads and breathable fabric that can keep you cool and dry.
- Mental health disorders: These are conditions that affect the mood, thoughts, or behavior of a person. They include anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and others. They can cause insomnia, hypersomnia, nightmares, or irregular sleep patterns, which can affect the quality and quantity of sleep. Mental health disorders can also be worsened by poor sleep, creating a vicious cycle. Some products that can help with mental health disorders are pillows, blankets, or sound machines that can induce relaxation and calmness. At Your Medical Store, we have so many products that can assist with improving your sleep health, simply start clicking below!