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What Type of Mattress is Best for Lower Back Pain
What Type of Mattress is Best for Lower Back Pain

Patients often ask me what mattress will best help relieve their lower back pain.  Sleeping on the wrong mattress can actually cause back pain or make it worse, but which mattress is the right choice for helping to alleviate lower back pain?

Almost all of us suffer from lower back pain at some point in our lives.  The proper mattress can alleviate back pain and in most cases, help to prevent back…

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Dr Raymond Hall
Sleep and Weight Loss: The #1 Overlooked Connection
Sleep and Weight Loss: The #1 Overlooked Connection

Is there a connection between sleep and weight loss? The answer is certainly yes.  POOR SLEEP can sabotage your WEIGHT LOSS plan. When it comes to losing weight, most people generally focus on diet and exercise and of course they are both very important; but good sleep is often overlooked and yet one of the more important factors in losing weight.   Here's why:

How does sleep affect weight gain and weight loss?  

1. Hormones:

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Dr Raymond Hall
Insomnia Symptoms? How to Sleep Better Without Medication
Insomnia Symptoms? How to Sleep Better Without Medication

Can't sleep?

You aren't alone. Insomnia is a common sleep disorder involving the inability to fall asleep, stay asleep or both. Sleeping pills for insomnia may NOT be the answer.  In fact, alternative sleep remedies like cognitive behavioral therapy are proven to work better to help you fall asleep faster and sleep longer than prescription sleeping pills. Below details sleeping pills side effects and risks, then 7 alternative sleep remedies to treat insomnia naturally. 

Sleeping Pills Side Effects and Safety Concerns:

Sleep experts recommend…

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Dr Raymond Hall
How to Choose the Right Mattress and the Right Firmness
How to Choose the Right Mattress and the Right Firmness

The IMPORTANCE:  

An old or unmatched mattress to your needs or body type can cause back pain, create unnecessary heat and be a major cause of sleep loss. Choosing the right mattress and firmness can support your spine, keep you cool and give you comfort.Choosing your mattress wisely is paramount in getting good sleep and improving your health.

Here’s WHY:

The two most important factors of a great mattress are support and comfort,…

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Dr Raymond Hall