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Welcome to Counting Sheep Sleep Research

 

Improve your Sleep Naturally

Everything you need to improve your sleep naturally is to work on your sleep hygiene. Sleep hygiene refers to a series of practices and habits that impact your ability (or inability) to get a good night’s sleep on a regular basis.

If you have troubles falling asleep at night, the first thing you should do is to make adjustments to your lifestyle and behavior. Even the smallest change can mean the difference between blissful slumber and restless nights.

We know exactly what you need to do in order to dramatically improve your sleep and overcome your sleeping difficulties in a healthy way.

Better Sleep Guide

Enjoy better sleep at night, improve your mental and physical health, as well as how you think and feel during the day.

Sleep Condition Research

Learn everything there is about sleep disorder types, causes, risks, symptoms, tests, treatments and support.

Mattress Reviews

Is it time for you to purchase a new mattress? Find your ideal model by checking out our unbiased mattress reviews and ratings

Do Optimistic People Sleep Better?

Do Optimistic People Sleep Better?

Optimism has been linked with better health outcomes, and in this new study, researchers show that it can even lead to better sleep.
How Deep Sleep Helps Ease Stress and Anxiety

How Deep Sleep Helps Ease Stress and Anxiety

A new study from UC Berkley highlights the importance of deep sleep in dealing with stress and anxiety. It is essential for both prevention and recovery.

Best Houseplants for Sleep

Did you know that keeping certain houseplants can ensure you catch those precious ZZZs? Houseplants aid sleep by improving air quality, raising the oxygen levels in the room and emitting moisture to combat sinus issues and ensure easier breathing while you snooze. Here are our top 8 plants for the bedroom to help you sleep like a baby.
Do Optimistic People Sleep Better?

Do Optimistic People Sleep Better?

Optimism has been linked with better health outcomes, and in this new study, researchers show that it can even lead to better sleep.
Do Optimistic People Sleep Better?

Do Optimistic People Sleep Better?

Optimism has been linked with better health outcomes, and in this new study, researchers show that it can even lead to better sleep.

How Many Pillows Should You Sleep With?

How Many Pillows Should You Sleep With?

While one pillow is often enough, in some cases, it's worth sleeping with two pillows. If you are a side sleeper, sleep with one pillow under your head and with one pillow in between your knees. If you are a back sleeper, place a pillow under your knees.
How Often Should You Wash Your Sheets?

How Often Should You Wash Your Sheets?

it's a recommended to wash your sheets and pillowcase once a week or at least every two weeks. Not washing your bedding may worsen from health problems such as allergies and asthma.
How Is Latex Density Measured?

How Is Latex Density Measured?

Latex mattresses come in three main density categories. The low-density products are those below 4.3 PCF, from 4.3 to 5.3 PCF is medium-density range, and anything above 5.3 PCF is considered high-density.
How Many Pillows Should You Sleep With?

How Many Pillows Should You Sleep With?

While one pillow is often enough, in some cases, it's worth sleeping with two pillows. If you are a side sleeper, sleep with one pillow under your head and with one pillow in between your knees. If you are a back sleeper, place a pillow under your knees.
How Often Should You Wash Your Sheets?

How Often Should You Wash Your Sheets?

it's a recommended to wash your sheets and pillowcase once a week or at least every two weeks. Not washing your bedding may worsen from health problems such as allergies and asthma.
How Many Pillows Should You Sleep With?

How Many Pillows Should You Sleep With?

While one pillow is often enough, in some cases, it's worth sleeping with two pillows. If you are a side sleeper, sleep with one pillow under your head and with one pillow in between your knees. If you are a back sleeper, place a pillow under your knees.

Sleeping and Stimulants

Sleeping and Stimulants

Contrary to hypnotics and sedatives, stimulants are substances that affect the body and the central nervous system by increasing our level of alertness and making it hard to fall asleep. That is why stimulants are usually connected with wakefulness, but they can also improve your mood and lower stress on a daily basis. When given in certain doses, stimulants can actually be used to improve sleep.
Prescription Sleep Medication

Prescription Sleep Medication

There are a lot of different sleeping drugs out there, varying in their active substances, targeting issues, side-effects and form in which they are consumed. Most commonly used prescription drugs for insomnia are benzodiazepines, and Z-drugs.
Sleep and Aging – Sleep Guide for the Elderly

Sleep and Aging – Sleep Guide for the Elderly

As we age, many of us we will experience certain changes in our bodies that will also affect how we sleep. The effect of these changes may further be influenced by chronic illness or the side effects of prescription medication. Unfortunately, sleep problems and...

Sleep Pills For Children – Medication Doses, Risks and alternatives

Sleep Pills For Children – Medication Doses, Risks and alternatives

Most adults think about their childhood as times when sleeping was very easy. Unfortunately, today around 25% of children experience sleep problems, and sometimes their sleeping issues are so severe that they turn to a doctor, and doctors sometimes prescribe them...

Sleeping and Stimulants

Sleeping and Stimulants

Contrary to hypnotics and sedatives, stimulants are substances that affect the body and the central nervous system by increasing our level of alertness and making it hard to fall asleep. That is why stimulants are usually connected with wakefulness, but they can also improve your mood and lower stress on a daily basis. When given in certain doses, stimulants can actually be used to improve sleep.
Prescription Sleep Medication

Prescription Sleep Medication

There are a lot of different sleeping drugs out there, varying in their active substances, targeting issues, side-effects and form in which they are consumed. Most commonly used prescription drugs for insomnia are benzodiazepines, and Z-drugs.
Sleeping and Stimulants

Sleeping and Stimulants

Contrary to hypnotics and sedatives, stimulants are substances that affect the body and the central nervous system by increasing our level of alertness and making it hard to fall asleep. That is why stimulants are usually connected with wakefulness, but they can also improve your mood and lower stress on a daily basis. When given in certain doses, stimulants can actually be used to improve sleep.

Brooklyn Bedding Aurora Mattress Review

Brooklyn Bedding Aurora Mattress Review

Brooklyn Bedding has quickly evolved from a single retail store to a well-recognized mattress producer.Their Aurora bed is a 5-layer hybrid that takes the sleeping experience to a whole new level. Individually-wrapped innerspring core and several foam layers provide excellent support and amazing comfort. It comes in three different firmness options you can choose from, and it is everything a hybrid should be. With several temperature regulating technologies used, this mattress sleeps cooler than most of the others on the market. With beautiful design and high-quality construction, you will simply love sleeping on the Aurora.
A Review of the Nest Bedding Alexander Signature Hybrid Mattress

A Review of the Nest Bedding Alexander Signature Hybrid Mattress

The Nest Bedding Alexander Signature Hybrid Mattress is a very safe pick for a lot of people. Its versatility makes it more tempting than a lot of specialized models on the market, especially if you plan on sharing your bed with someone who might not share your ideal sleeping position or weight category. Everything we know about this product’s performance is average at worst, and excellent at best, so there’s nothing to lose by trying it out for yourself.
IKEA Memory Foam Mattress Review

IKEA Memory Foam Mattress Review

When it comes to memory foam 3 models are available - Matrand, Myrbacka, and Knapstad. All of their beds come with reasonable and affordable prices, on which their customers are well used to, so in terms of costs, IKEA is undoubtedly on the more accessible side.
A Comprehensive Sealy Hybrid Line Review

A Comprehensive Sealy Hybrid Line Review

Sealy’s hybrid line has a total of 7 mattresses in three collections, one in the Essentials collection, three in the Performance, and three in the Premium. Their height varies from 12 to 15 inches, and their price range goes from $1100 to almost $3000.
Brooklyn Bedding Aurora Mattress Review

Brooklyn Bedding Aurora Mattress Review

Brooklyn Bedding has quickly evolved from a single retail store to a well-recognized mattress producer.Their Aurora bed is a 5-layer hybrid that takes the sleeping experience to a whole new level. Individually-wrapped innerspring core and several foam layers provide excellent support and amazing comfort. It comes in three different firmness options you can choose from, and it is everything a hybrid should be. With several temperature regulating technologies used, this mattress sleeps cooler than most of the others on the market. With beautiful design and high-quality construction, you will simply love sleeping on the Aurora.
A Review of the Nest Bedding Alexander Signature Hybrid Mattress

A Review of the Nest Bedding Alexander Signature Hybrid Mattress

The Nest Bedding Alexander Signature Hybrid Mattress is a very safe pick for a lot of people. Its versatility makes it more tempting than a lot of specialized models on the market, especially if you plan on sharing your bed with someone who might not share your ideal sleeping position or weight category. Everything we know about this product’s performance is average at worst, and excellent at best, so there’s nothing to lose by trying it out for yourself.
Brooklyn Bedding Aurora Mattress Review

Brooklyn Bedding Aurora Mattress Review

Brooklyn Bedding has quickly evolved from a single retail store to a well-recognized mattress producer.Their Aurora bed is a 5-layer hybrid that takes the sleeping experience to a whole new level. Individually-wrapped innerspring core and several foam layers provide excellent support and amazing comfort. It comes in three different firmness options you can choose from, and it is everything a hybrid should be. With several temperature regulating technologies used, this mattress sleeps cooler than most of the others on the market. With beautiful design and high-quality construction, you will simply love sleeping on the Aurora.