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LectroFan Micro 2 Review

Full Review Improving the already good LectroFan Micro Since Adaptive Sound Technologies, Inc. took LectroFan into their fold, they’ve been busy improving the already popular designs. I recently reviewed the …

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Marpac Uno And Marpac Rohm Sound Machines Review

Full Review Marpac have long been one of the key manufacturers of white noise sound machines, stretching back to the 1960s. In fact, some of their current devices are still …

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Aurola Sound Machine Review

Full Review The Aurola sound machine is another in an ever-increasingly long line of low-cost sound machines. It gets a few things right, but ultimately disappoints – especially if you’ve …

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BedJet 3 Review: For Summer Cooling & Winter Warming

Full Review My partner and I used the previous BedJet model (the V2) for nearly two years before a good friend borrowed it, so we were very excited when the …

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Dreamegg Portable Sound Machine Review

Full review The Dreamegg D3 white noise machine is the newer version of their original model – the D1. The main differences are that they removed the nightlight, and added …

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Natrol Melatonin Sleep Aid Review

I’ve been testing the Natrol melatonin sleep aid for the past month, both to review it and also as part of a wider experiment I wanted to do with a …

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Puffy Lux Mattress Review

Full Review There are two different Puffy mattresses to choose from – the standard Puffy and the Lux. We opted for the Lux as it has an extra layer designed …

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ZzzQuil Pure Zzzs Melatonin + Botanicals Sleep Aid Review

For the past week, I’ve been testing ZzzQuil Pure Zzzs, which is the latest sleep aid sold under the Vicks brand. The active ingredients are melatonin, valerian, chamomile, lemon balm, …

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LectroFan Evo Review: The Sound Machine Just Got Better

Full review The LectroFan Evo is the new and improved white noise machine from Adaptive Sound Technologies. The original LectroFan has dominated the top spot in most online comparisons for …

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Kirkland Signature Sleep Aid Review: My Week Long Test

I took the Kirkland Signature sleep aid every night for the last week to see if it would help with both my insomnia and dust mite allergy. The main active …

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Avantek Rechargeable White Noise Machine Review

Full review The good points 1. Excellent sound quality and variety There are too many sounds to discuss individually, so here’s a summary of my opinion: The speaker quality is …

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Big Red Rooster Sound Machine Review

Full review The 6 sounds The Big Red Rooster has a choice of 6 sounds. Here’s what I thought about each of them: White noise: the standard option found in most …

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LectroFan White Noise Machine Review

Full review How well does the LectroFan mask external noise? The point of white noise is to both reduce how much environmental noise you hear, and to replace sudden noise …

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DreamCloud Mattress Review

My partner and I have spent the last six months sleeping on a DreamCloud mattress. So we’ve had plenty of time to decide if it lives up to its growing …

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My Comparison Of 3 Sleep Trackers With A Manual Diary

Have you ever used a sleep tracker that said you were asleep when you know you were in bed reading or watching TV? Or that you slept all night, when …

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Unisom SleepTabs Review

For the last two weeks, I’ve taken Unisom SleepTabs every night. It’s one of the more popular anti-histamine over the counter sleep aids, especially in the United States. I sometimes …

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ZzzQuil Nighttime Sleep Aid Review

I tested the anti-histamine sleep aid ZzzQuil for four nights this week to see if it would help me sleep better. It’s made by Vicks, who also make Benadryl, which …

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Neuro Rest Sleep Aid Review

This week I’ve been testing Neuro Rest, an over the counter sleep aid that’s made in the UK. It follows the growing trend of making non-prescription sleep aids with a wide …

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Vitafusion SleepWell Review

Vitafusion SleepWell is a sleep aid containing melatonin, passionflower, chamomile, and lemon balm. It’s sold over the counter in the US, where melatonin doesn’t require a prescription as it’s considered …

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Sominex Anti-Histamine Sleep Aid Review

I recently took Sominex to help me through a bad patch of sleep, which had started during a spell of unusually hot weather. Many people find it works well because …

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How To Fall Asleep Faster

Are you in bed at the moment, awake and looking for help to fall asleep? Or have sleep problems become a regular and frustrating part of your life? I’ve suffered …

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Paradoxical Insomnia: Do You Sleep Better Than You Think?

Do you sometimes wake up feeling like you hardly got any sleep? But after a shower and breakfast, you’re surprisingly alert and get through the day just fine? This happens …

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GABA, Sleep And Anxiety: Can GABA Supplements Help?

If you search for over the counter remedies for insomnia or anxiety, you might discover at least one with GABA listed as an ingredient. You can find it on its …

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How To Sleep With A Loud Snorer

Do you lose sleep because of your partner’s snoring? Is it light snoring you just can’t ignore, or the window rattling variety that nobody would sleep through? Most people snore …

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Chamomile For Anxiety And Sleep – Does It Really Work?

It’s one of the oldest tricks in the book for tackling anxiety and insomnia – drink a relaxing cup of chamomile tea. For some people it works wonders; others prefer …

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Does Valerian Help You Sleep?

Are you thinking about trying valerian to help you sleep or to reduce anxiety? As an insomniac myself, I’ve tested and written about several over the counter sleep aids that …

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Slumber Cloud Cooling Mattress Pad Review

The Slumber Cloud nacreous mattress pad promises to help keep you cool in bed by dispersing your body heat from underneath you. It uses fabrics containing Outlast Technology, which is …

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Does Lavender Help You Sleep?

In the last few years, I’ve noticed a growing number of lavender products: oils, sprays, teas, candles, body creams – it crops up everywhere. Lavender is often sold on the …

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10 Ways To Keep Your Bed Warm In Winter

The good news is that it’s much easier to warm your bed than to cool it. To start with, your body naturally creates a lot of heat. And while that …

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Tips For Sleeping Better On A Plane

Unless you’re blessed with the rare ability to sleep anywhere, the chances are you’ll have difficulty sleeping well on a plane. As a frequent flyer, and being very tall, I …

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