The Dangers of Not Getting Enough Sleep

Are you getting enough sleep? How many hours do you typically sleep each night?

If you think you are not getting enough sleep, take a moment to think about how that may be affecting your day. What do your eating habits look like? Are you making decisions that benefit or hurt you when it comes to food consumption?

Research has revealed that those who are sleep-deprived tend to eat more junk food and overall make poorer decisions when it comes to food. You can read more here. Think about it: if you got adequate sleep every night, how could that ultimately affect what you choose to eat during the day? This could mean a decision you would make between some berries and a piece of cake.

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Not Getting Enough Sleep

The fact of the matter is, sleep deprivation begins a vicious cycle. Sleep deprivation causes poor eating choices (which eventually transform into everyday habits) and thus exacerbates the painful symptoms related to Acid Reflux later on when it is time to sleep.

Taking on a holistic perspective, the root cause of the problem can very well be inadequate sleep. Because even if we intend to make healthy eating choices, a lack of sleep can make it all the more difficult to do so. Why make life more difficult than it has to be?

The Reflux Guard© is a safety net that is always there for you. It is reliable and best of all, you don’t really have to do anything other than, well, sleep on an our under mattress wedge that inclines the head of the mattress!!

If you suffer from acid reflux, you have more than likely been directed to treat the symptoms of acid reflux and not the root causes. Food and sleep can potentially serve us better than any medication. A healthy dose of sleep places us on the right track right from the start of our day.

We also have the energy and ability to intentionally choose foods that not only nourish our whole bodies but can serve as a preventative approach to treat Acid Reflux. When we eat well, the painful symptoms decrease or are eliminated altogether.

The right foods coupled with the Reflux Guard©, ensures us that whatever food we have eaten during the day is digested more appropriately which again further decreases pains associated with Acid Reflux. We now know that the Reflux Guard©, which we believe is the best under mattress wedge on the market, is an effective, simple, and practical tool to lift the head of the bed. Lifting the head of the bed is a standard instruction that a doctor gives their patients.

We know that it is a challenge to “do it all right.” Getting our bodies back into balance is a process and a learning experience at large. It takes a great deal of willpower and focus. Sometimes we become distracted with the typical stressors of daily life. But what we can do for ourselves is ensure a good night’s rest with the Reflux Guard©. Remember not to be so hard on yourself – let us catch you.

If you are curious to learn more about treating your Acid Reflux in a more holistic way, please feel free to look around our site for other great pieces information. At the same time, if you are suffering severely from Acid Reflux, and your doctor told you to lift the head of the bed you might want to learn more about our safety net for acid reflux; as opposed to other options that may drop the ball. – See more at:

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