Aloe Vera is a medicinal plant with a long history and an impressive pedigree. Its benefits have been recorded by numerous civilizations dating as far back as around 2,200 BC when its cleansing benefits are first thought to have been documented by the Mesopotamians. There are...

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...

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...

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...

"I love sleep. My life has a tendency to fall apart when I'm awake, you know?" -Ernest Hemingway It will come as no surprise to hear that we at Dormeo HQ are fascinated by all things sleep related and if you’re reading this, you probably love...

As we wave goodbye to the long, uncomfortably hot summer nights and welcome in the cooler, darker days of autumn, at least you’re guaranteed to get a more comfortable night’s sleep, right? Well actually, no. Interestingly, autumn is the season most often associated with ‘hypersomnia’...

The Dalai Lama famously believes sleep to be ‘the best meditation’ and yet legendary short sleepers such as Margaret Thatcher and Bill Clinton reportedly ran their respective countries on about 4 hours sleep a night. For most of us, it’s probably fair to say that...

The sleep industry is rife with advice on helping you achieve just the right amount and quality of sleep. We hear more than our fair share of these so-called ‘Sleep-Truths’ here at Dormeo so how do you separate the Sleep-Truth from the Sleep-Fiction? Dormeo investigates… “I...

As one of our favourite fictional heroines once said: ‘What dreadful hot weather we have! It keeps me in a continual state of inelegance’ (Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte). We at Dormeo can certainly sympathise. Having spent the colder months bemoaning how bitterly cold /...

This week is National Allergy Awareness Week. Surely no coincidence that it collides with the time when Hay Fever starts to take a nasty grip on many of us. Life can start to become a misery for the approximately 1-in-4 people who suffer from Hay Fever...