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Get a Better, Healthier Night's Sleep With These 7 Products

Get a Healthier Night's Sleep with These 7 Products

By: Elizabeth Lowry

Congratulations--you've committed to making your health a priority. Maybe you joined a gym, have a date with a personal trainer once a week or participate in a neighborhood walking group. Although you've also taken care of the obvious diet-wreckers (cleaning out unhealthy foods from your fridge and pantry, being mindful of your meals and spending money on spinning instead of Starbucks), there may be other areas that you've overlooked in your quest for health, such as your bedroom.

You spend more time in your bedroom than you might realize. In fact, humans spend about one-third of their lives sleeping, or attempting to fall asleep. Why not make this large chunk of time as healthy as it can be? From the air you breathe to the sheets you sleep on, these products promote health while you dream of reaching weight loss goals and climbing Mt. Everest.

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Mattress Protector

Do you suffer from asthma or allergies? Dust mites could be to blame. According to the Asthma and Allergy Association of America, these delightful creatures love to live in your home, especially in your stuffed toys, carpets, furniture and bedding.

To help keep the dust mites at bay, consider encasing your mattress in a hypoallergenic mattress protector that protects not only against the little critters, but helps keep other allergens and bacteria from making you sick while you sleep.

Safe Rest Hypoallergenic Waterproof Mattress Protector Available at Amazon ($29.95)
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