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City Mattress Debunks Sleep Myths: Get Your Best Zzz's During Sleep Awareness Week!


It's Sleep Awareness Week, and here at City Mattress, we're all about setting the record straight! While a good night's sleep is essential for feeling your best, there's a lot of misinformation floating around. So, this week, we're busting some common sleep myths to help you achieve slumber success.

Myth #1: You Absolutely Need 8 Hours of Sleep Every Night

Fact: Sleep needs vary depending on age and individual factors. The National Sleep Foundation recommends 7-9 hours for adults, but some people might function well on 6 hours, while others need closer to 10. Pay attention to your body's cues and find the sleep sweet spot that leaves you feeling refreshed and energized.

Myth #2: Hitting the Snooze Button Gives You More Sleep

Fact: The snooze button disrupts your sleep cycle. Those precious nine minutes of "extra sleep" are actually spent in a light sleep stage, leaving you feeling groggy and more tired. If you need more sleep, adjust your bedtime instead of relying on the snooze.

Myth #3: A Nightcap Helps You Sleep Better

Fact: Alcohol might make you drowsy initially, but it disrupts your sleep cycle later in the night, leading to fragmented sleep and frequent waking. Opt for calming herbal tea or a relaxing bedtime routine instead.

Myth #4: Working Out Right Before Bed Keeps You Up All Night

Fact: Regular exercise promotes better sleep, but avoid strenuous activity close to bedtime. Opt for a gentle yoga session or a walk in the evening to unwind before sleep.

Myth #5: An Occasional Late Night Won't Hurt

Fact: While an occasional late night might not derail your sleep health completely, consistently disrupted sleep patterns can have negative consequences on your mood, energy levels, and overall health.

City Mattress: Your Partner in a Good Night's Sleep

At City Mattress, we know a good night's sleep is about more than just a mattress. However, the right mattress can make a world of difference! This Sleep Awareness Week, visit your local City Mattress store and:

  • Explore our wide selection of comfortable mattresses to find the perfect fit for your sleep style.
  • Get expert advice from our sleep specialists.
  • Learn more about creating a sleep-conducive environment.

Don't let sleep myths hold you back from achieving slumber success! This Sleep Awareness Week, prioritize your sleep and invest in your well-being. Visit City Mattress and wake up feeling refreshed and ready to take on the day!