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Better Sleep and Back Support Blog

Geographical Areas and Their Relation to Sleep

If you live in Colorado, Minnesota, or South Dakota, we have good news: you're getting more sleep than 70% of the country. Congrats. It's a stat that pays for itself every single day by providing you with plenty of rest. And at the opposite end of the spectrum, bad news for anyone in Hawaii – [...]

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Why You Should Travel with the Twist Pillow… Especially if You Have Sleep Apnea

As a recent article from the Huffington Post points out, you can't take a vacation from sleep apnea. It's a condition that affects thousands of Americans by interrupting air flow and waking them through the night. Even when you travel, sleep apnea is there, keeping you awake and affecting your nights all the same. Whether you are sleeping in [...]

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Improving Sleep Apnea to help Reduce the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Sleep Apnea is a medical diagnosis that affects more that 18 million American adults, and is treated by CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) therapy. The nightly CPAP therapy is used to combat sleep apnea in patients who are continuously awaken throughout the night (whether they know it or not) by forcing air through the patient’s airways as they sleep. [...]

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Try Our Latest Seat Cushion, the Kabooti Ice!

Great news for frequent sitters and Contour Living fans alike, we have a new product: the Kabooti Ice. With all of our favorite features from the traditional Kabooti Seat Cushion, now comes with the cooling comfort that comes with a traditional ice pack. What is the Kabooti? It's a specialized seat cushion that's made to support, cradle, [...]

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Simple Fixes to Combat "Desk Posture"

If you've sat at a desk for more than an hour, it's likely that you know what "desk posture" means. It's also likely that you've suffered from it – at least once – in your lifetime. It's an unhealthy posture that we essentially sink into after hours in the office. Habits like squinting at the screen, getting comfortable and [...]

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Health Benefits to a Humidified House

In winter, it's a regular sight to see homes that are outfitted with a humidifier. Likely a water tank of some kind that's pumping steam back into the living space it occupies – whether that be a bedroom or common areas. For those who regularly follow this practice, it's a no-brainer. They've felt how their home feels after adding [...]

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Tips for Loosening Up Stiff Winter Joints

This time of year, cold weather is an absolute staple. Freezing rain, snow and ice, frost that has to be scraped from your windshield – all of these are taking place right outside your front door. Whether or not you're a fan. Even those who live in climates that don't generally see cold are subject to the occasional bout [...]

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How Can Contour Pillows Help Your Sleep Routine?

We like sleeping with a pillow, there's no doubt about that. Maybe even a few of them. Propping or fluffing up your bed just how you like it is one of the most relaxing parts about tucking in for the night. It also allows sleepers of all preferences to get good use out of similar products. With each customization [...]

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Your Back's Out of Whack? So What?!

So often we hear about the importance of back alignment. How the spine, muscles, and every little bone should be exactly in their designated area … and nowhere else. In fact, such alignment is something we write about on a regular basis. Proper back setup and how it can make or break your pain regimen. But why exactly is [...]

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Habits and GERD: What Have We Learned?

Suffering from heartburn is often an ongoing event. Every time we eat a heavy meal or an item that doesn't quite agree with us, we feel pressure and pain – often immediately. And even if you're on the light end of the spectrum, it's not exactly pleasant, ranging from a slight burning sensation to severe pain that prevents everyday [...]

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