In those moments whilst falling asleep or beginning to wake up, have you ever felt unable to move or speak for a short period of time? If you found it a frightening experience you may well have experienced the phenomenon of Sleep Paralysis. What is it? This...

We all know that getting enough sleep is all part and parcel of a healthy lifestyle but there are also numerous cliché’s associated with sleep. How do you know what is fact and what is fiction? Dormeo UK investigates… Myth: “If you take a nap, you...

We all know that not getting enough sleep isn’t good for us and that a bad night will likely mean a day of scratchy eyes, low mood and a fuzzy head but there are other, less well known signs that your sleep is perhaps not...

The idea of the body clock is actually a relatively new one and our knowledge and understanding of sleep and sleep science is constantly evolving. Many ancient ‘experts’ have tried their best to explain the phenomenon of sleep and dreams though; some coming up with...

We’ve all had a few unexpectedly disturbed nights – and a few may not cause too much of an issue. Trouble arises however, when it becomes a habit. Here are a few of the less pleasant side effects of regular sleep deprivation. 1. Skin Problems You won’t...

Our hectic lives give us so much to think about that often the important stuff gets lost along the way. For many go-getters or those working hard to raise a family, sleep can feel like a time-wasting exercise that has to be attended to, or...

Well, you may have noticed that men and women often think differently so it’s probably no great surprise that they sleep differently too. Read on to discover the 6 ways men sleep differently from women, and why. 1. Women tend to get tired earlier than men. You...

Check out Dormeo UK’s favourite sleep-related facts. 1. Before alarm clocks were affordable or reliable, people were employed as "knocker-ups" to wake people up. The profession started in Britain and Ireland during the Industrial Revolution and lasted well into the 1920s. A knocker-up's job was to rouse...

Do you always seem to feel tired no matter how early you go to bed? If so, you’re certainly not alone. Feeling tired during the day is no fun for anyone. It could be that your sleep is being interrupted despite all your best intentions. Read...

It is estimated that more than 10 million people suffer with hayfever in England alone and there are plenty more if you factor in other allergies. If you happen to be one of these people, you may well find that your symptoms worsen at night. There...