BETTER HEALTH

BBB GUIDE: When to Clean a Mattress

When to Clean a Mattress Cleaning your mattress is an important but often overlooked task for keeping your sleeping area fresh and healthy. Regularly cleaning your mattress can remove allergens, dust, bacteria, and stop serious mattress problems including mold and odors. To keep your mattress safe, healthy, and clean, you’ll need [...]

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BBB GUIDE: What You Need to Know About Bed Bugs

Introduction Bed bugs are one of the most prevalent pests in the world. Bed bug cases have been reported in virtually every region on earth, including all 50 U.S. states. Although their numbers fell into decline during the mid-20th century, a resurgence of bed bug infestations began in the 1980s and [...]

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BBB GUIDE: How to Keep Your Mattress Fresh

Keeping Your Mattress Fresh Even if you don’t have stains, odors, or other cleanliness concerns about your mattress, you should clean it every few months to keep it fresh and avoid buildup of dust, dirt, and bacteria. It’s also important to adequately protect your mattress from spills and stains. Change your [...]

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BBB GUIDE: How to Get Rid of Bed Bugs

How to Get Rid of Bed Bugs   Let’s say you have detected multiple bed bug warning signs, and believe an infestation has been established in your home. First: take a deep breath. There are several effective techniques for exterminating bed bug populations and restoring your home to a pest-free environment. [...]

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BBB GUIDE: How to clean Stains, Odors, and Infestations

Cleaning Stains, Odors, and Infestations Everyday mattress freshness is important, but you may need to take things a step further if you have spots, stains, odors, or even bugs. You should always clean up these messes quickly and effectively to avoid damaging your mattress. Stay on top of big mattress messes [...]

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BBB GUIDE: Bed Bug Prevention

Bed Bug Prevention Bed bug infestation typically begins with immature females or adult males that enter a new area in search of food. If human hosts are located, then more bed bugs will follow. This is known as ‘introduction’. Infestation is usually triggered as soon as the bed bugs reproduce and [...]

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What you should do if you have been waking up with a headache

Morning Headache: Why You’re Waking up with Headaches We all go to bed at night with intentions of waking up feeling rested, refreshed, and ready for the day. But for many people, waking up with a headache interferes with that. Headaches are not uncommon and neither is waking up with them. [...]

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What risk factors increase snoring?

What risk factors increase snoring?   What is snoring? Snoring is the sound of turbulence and soft tissue vibration in the back of the throat. The sound of snoring generally does not come from the nose. Rather, snoring sound occurs in the back of the airway. The parts involved include the [...]

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Types Of Sleep Apnea

Types Of Sleep Apnea There are two primary types of Sleep Apnea. Each mostly occur in isolation but in approximately one in six cases, patients can have a combination of both forms in a wide variety of proportions.   Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) Obstructive sleep apnea is the most commonplace diagnosis [...]

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Types Of Narcolepsy

Definition: What Is Narcolepsy Narcolepsy is a sleep disorder associated with profound excessive daytime sleepiness, sleep paralysis, cataplexy and sleep hallucinations.  This uncontrollable sleepiness is more than just being a little tired, it feels as though you are tired ALL the time and not only is it difficult to stay awake, [...]

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