Struggling to get to sleep at night?
We at Soak&Sleep have come up with some top tips to make sure you fall into dream land and get the well deserved rest you need.
Getting yourself comfy
It is important that when you sleep at night you support your whole body while it rests and recovers from its long day. An old mattress may have been good for a while, but once you have reaped all the benefits it a good idea to throw out the old and bring in the new.
If you don’t want to go the whole hog and invest in a brand new mattress, then a good quality, thick mattress topper can do the job just as well! Don’t forget, the heavier you are, the more support you need!
Fluctuating Body Temperatures
When its summer your too hot, when its winter you are too cold so buying a duvet can be a challenging task. If you are unsure about what to look for when purchasing a duvet, then here are some important things to consider.
Check the tog rating on the duvets. The higher the tog rating, the warmer it is going to be.
When it comes to the fillings duck feather duvets or goose down duvets are perfect as they are light as a feather! and can be super warm in the winter, but light on your body in the summer!
A wool duvet is even more breathable and famous for its temperature regulating properties. This sheep know what they’re doing! It is a little heavier than a down duvet which gives a snug feeling in bed.
If you and your partner find you sleep at different temperatures, opt for a dual tog duvet. They are one temperature on one half of the duvet, and another on the other half! That’s that problem solved!
If you suffer from allergies it is important that you look for hypoallergenic duvets to help you sleep soundly at night. Depending on the severity of your allergies, you may be able to use a hypoallergenic duvet such as wool, silk or microfibre (dust mites really don’t like these fibres). If your allergies are really bad, opt for something with a chemical treatment on it that is classed as ‘anti-allergy’ (dust-mites won’t survive on these fibres).
It is so important that you support your neck while sleeping to prevent strain or injury.
There are a wide range of pillows available which may help you get a good nights sleep so it is important that you assess how you sleep at night in order to choose the perfect pillow for you.
If you sleep on your back a medium-firm pillow will be a good support.
If you sleep on your side you should opt for a firm pillow to fully support you neck.
And if you sleep on your stomach a soft pillow should be able to provide cushioning and support.