Sleep Health

Consumer Research Focus: Top 5 Factors Influencing Sleep

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" oblique_section="no" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]Soft-Tex recently commissioned a large scale consumer research study in partnership with an independent 3rd party quantitative research firm, Vocci, LLC.  The study polled over 5000 participants across the U.S. and were screened that they owned and use a...

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Sleep Paralysis 101: What is it and How to Avoid

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" oblique_section="no" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]Have you ever woken up from sleep feeling like your mind was awake but your body was not? You try to move your arms and legs, and you find that you can't. You try to open your mouth to...

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Woman Holding Water Bottle

Hydration and Sleep Quality

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" oblique_section="no" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]Very few Americans drink enough water or fluids to meet our optimal hydration rates. In fact, one recent study showed that as many as 80 percent of Americans are not drinking enough water. While we're aware that we need to be...

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Tips for Improving Posture / Ergonomics

Back pain is one of the most common health issues adults experience in the United States. Up to 80% of Americans will experience back pain at some point in their lives. In fact, half of all Americans report missing at least one day of work...

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Man finding it hard to sleep

Tips to Help You Fall Asleep

If you struggle with getting to sleep or getting back to sleep upon waking in the middle of the night, you're not alone. An estimated 168 million Americans report experiencing difficulty with sleep at least once per week. Maybe you find yourself having racing thoughts...

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Sleep and Important Connections Mental Health

In recent years, we have learned even more about the mind-body connection and how our physical body impacts our mental health and vice versa. Sleep is a key component of mental health and often something that begins to be disrupted when our mental health is...

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Best Pillows for Snorers

Millions of Americans have difficulty sleeping through the night, and their quality and quantity of sleep, as well as overall health, suffers because of inability to get to or stay asleep. A large portion of these people who experience sleep difficulties snore. In fact, nearly...

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How to Sleep Better with Acid Reflux

Over 60 million individuals in the United States suffer from Acid Reflux Disease, and a staggering over one third of those who have acid reflux experience symptoms on a daily basis. Acid reflux is a disease where food, drink, or stomach acid leaks into the esophagus, causing the feeling...

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How To Wash A Pillow

We all know that we should be washing our sheets and bedding regularly, but what about your pillow? Well, according to a 2015 New York Post article referencing a bacteria exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History, your pillow is as germy as a...

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tired student - back to school

Boosting Academic Success with Proper Sleep Habits

As your new routine for this school year is taking shape, an important consideration is your children's sleep habits and how much sleep they're getting.According to, teens need an average of eight to ten hours of sleep each night to reach their full academic potential. Unfortunately,...

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