Tag Archives: sleep science

Sleep and the menopause

Doctor Nicola Barclay, departmental lecturer in sleep medicine at the University of Oxford and Mammoth sleep ambassador. The menopause is a significant hormonal, psychological and physical change that typically affects women around the age of 50. During the transition phase known as the perimenopause, a woman’s ovaries gradually produce less oestrogen and progesterone. This shift […]

The role of sleep in your mental health

Improving your sleep quality goes hand-in-hand with improving your wellbeing It’s no secret that sleep is an important part of staying healthy. It gives your body the rest it needs, but it’s also vital for your mental wellbeing too. Around one in four people experience a mental health problem every year, and as many as […]

Mammoth named the official mattress and seating partner for Professional Cricketers’ Association

PCA

Since 2012, Mammoth has been a proud benefits provider for the Professional Cricketers’ Association (PCA). Now, our unique comfort technologies will continue to support cricketers across the country, helping them with advice and all sleep-related matters and offering them an exclusive discount. The PCA plays a key role in championing the ongoing interest of professional […]

How long should it take you to fall asleep?

New research shines a light on the ideal time lapse between going to bed and falling asleep We all experience sleep a little differently. For some of us, sleep comes easily and we quickly fall into a deep slumber. For others, things are a little trickier, and it can take a long time to fall […]

World record breaking Atlantic Challenge rowers reach dream finish

It has been a dream ending to one of the world’s toughest challenges for Team Tyne Innovation as they enter the record books to become the fastest mixed four to cross the Atlantic. The team, who reached the end point of the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge in Antigua this week after 42 days and 10 […]

The science behind sleepwalking

What is sleepwalking, why do we do it and how can it be prevented? Sleepwalking is without a doubt one of the most unusual and intriguing phenomena surrounding sleep. Known officially as somnambulism, sleepwalking is actually a behavioural disorder which manifests itself during deep sleep. It can result in a variety of unconscious behaviours from […]

Bring a bear to bed? The importance of emotional comfort for a great night’s sleep

hug a bear day

This Hug a Bear Day, we’re exploring the potential benefits of cuddly toys and other bedtime comforts Every child has a favourite cuddly toy, and choosing a furry friend to snuggle up next to is a natural part of many children’s night-time routine. But is there something more to this long-standing tradition than childish whimsy? […]

Can a new sleeping pattern reduce your migraines?

migraine awareness week

September 2nd marks the start of Migraine Awareness Week 2018, so we’re going to explore whether sleep can help reduce your symptoms Migraines aren’t just bad headaches. They occur when blood vessels constrict and expand, due to impulses sent out by hyperactive nerve cells. This is accompanied by the release of chemicals and inflammatory substances […]

Mammoth to give Atlantic rowers edge during 3,000 mile challenge

talisker atlantic rowing challenge

Mammoth is delighted to announce a partnership with Team Tyne Innovation. At a launch event on Friday 29th June at Gateshead’s Quayside, we unveiled the custom-made mattresses that the rowing quartet will be resting on during the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge later this year. An epic 3,000 mile rowing marathon from the Canary Islands to […]

Catch up sleep may be more beneficial than previously thought, but a solid sleep pattern still prevails

catch up sleep

Is it possible to make up for lost sleep? If you love a lie in, you’re going to love the results of a recent study into sleep health. It turns out that lounging around in bed at the weekend may actually be good for you. Of course, this doesn’t mean that a sedentary lifestyle is […]