Author Archive | Scott Ehrlichman

White Noise: Benefit or Hindrance?

Do you need absolute silence in order to fall asleep? According to the National Sleep Foundation, 74 percent of Americans say a quiet bedroom is important to a good night’s sleep. In addition, 5 percent of Americans report using some sort of sound conditioner in their bedrooms to help them fall asleep and stay asleep […]

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Sleep Tight, Don’t Let the Bedbugs Bite!

Should you replace your pillow often? The answer is most definitely YES! Nearly 70 percent of people say that having a comfortable pillow is important for a good night’s sleep, but many of us are making the mistake of keeping our beloved pillows for far too long! Pillows should be replaced around every six  months, […]

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Good or Bad Consumer Opinions Matter!

Positive reviews and feedback fuel the consumer world, especially when it comes time to make a big purchase. It’s comforting to find and read other consumers’ reviews based on their experiences. We can then take that opinion—good or bad—and factor it into our decision-making process. Nick Robinson conducted a research review and ratings video on […]

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Zombies Living Among Us!

Sleep deprivation is a major issue with today’s teenagers. The National Sleep Foundation reports that teens ages ten to seventeen need between 8½ and 9¼ hours of sleep each night, to maintain optimal alertness and performance. A study at Drexel University found that of students aged twelve to eighteen, only 20 percent are getting at […]

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The Skinny on Sleeping with a Pet

Do you sleep with a pet? According to a recent survey conducted by the American Pet Products Association, 62 percent of small dogs, 41 percent of medium-sized dogs, and 32 percent of large dogs sleep in the same bed as their owners! The survey also shares that 63 percent of cats sleep with their adult […]

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Is Lack of Sleep Making You Look Old?

Are you getting enough sleep? Josh Snodgrass says, “Sleep is something that is important but often undervalued in our society.” There have been several case studies that show people who don’t get enough restorative sleep have brain imaging patterns similar to people with Alzheimer’s disease. It has also been stated that sleep deprivation can cause […]

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Poor Sleep May Lead to Brain Damage?!

Everyone knows a lack of sleep can lead to a multitude of health problems. New research suggests that a chronic lack of sleep may even do lasting damage to our brains. Swedish researchers studied the effects a single night of total sleep deprivation had on the brain. Their research, conducted with fifteen healthy young men, […]

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Boise Altitude Interfering with Your Sleep?

With summer in full swing, many of us in Boise, Idaho, are heading for the hills! Camping, boating, and fishing are enjoyed by many, and often require action in the mountains with higher altitudes. With that comes sleepless nights and restlessness. It can take the body days, even weeks to acclimatize to altitude, and some […]

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