Silver in the Spotlight

Silver in the Spotlight

More abundant than gold, silver has long been valued as a precious metal – in part because of its numerous applications. Alongside its common uses in jewellery, tableware and coinage, it also has a less publicised but very long history of use by the medical profession. As far back as 400BC, Hippocrates (‘The Father of […]

How to Get to Sleep on Christmas Eve

How to Get to Sleep on Christmas Eve

For many, it’s the most exciting night of the year. For others, it’s the most stressful. The decorations are up, the presents are (hopefully) wrapped and under the tree, the kids are bursting with excitement and Santa himself is on his way. It’s the time we start to worry whether we’ve got enough mince pies […]

Snoring Like a Trooper

Snoring Like a Trooper

As the famous English novelist Anthony Burgess once said, “Laugh and the World Laughs with You; Snore and You Sleep Alone”. There are jokes galore to be found on the subject of snoring, and almost as many similes. In researching this piece, Dormeo came across the sound of snoring described as: like a freight train; […]

The Early Bird Catches the Worm

The Early Bird Catches the Worm

But is that actually true? Whilst researching this piece, Dormeo UK came across one study that suggested that ‘night‘owls’ tend to be more creative than the larks, bringing the old adage of the title into some dispute. Then again, another study concluded that larks tended to be more optimistic personalities and (possibly as a result) […]

Inside Story: The Life of a Sleep Coach

Inside Story: The Life of a Sleep Coach

If you follow our blog, you’ll know that sleep doesn’t necessarily come without its problems. In our increasingly fast-paced lives, sleep deprivation and insomnia are a fact of life for many people. When you also consider the prevalence of conditions such as Sleep Apnoea and the 40% of us that suffer to some extent from […]