Officially, the federal holiday of which we speak is Washington’s Birthday. Presidents’ Day is just its colloquial name, and depending on where you live, the official state holiday name might be Presidents’ Day, President’s Day (the position of the apostrophe gives it a unique meaning, you see), or Washington and Lincoln’s Birthday. And, of course,…

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Happy 2020, all! While we’re excited to see what’s coming in the new year, it’s always important to reflect on the past year as well, and 2019 was certainly full of all things sleep. Last year our company released two new products, the LectroSound and the LectroFan Micro2, and we stayed committed to keeping our…

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Have you seen us mentioned recently? You just may have, because it feels like we’ve been everywhere lately! Our Sound+Sleep and LectroFan products have been making the rounds in the press, mentioned all over the place, from “Best Of” lists to Celebrity Baby Registries, and being included in the Fall BE KIND by ellen Subscription…

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Dog owners know that having a four-legged friend around all the time comes with countless delights. Our pups love us unconditionally. They make us feel appreciated and special. There’s often little else they look forward to than having us around. And for those of us who deal with depression, anxiety, or stress, these facts likely…

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About half of a typical dog’s day is spent sleeping. That proportion varies depending on factors like age, size, and breed type and can go much higher for puppies and larger dogs (up to 20 hours a day!). But unlike their pet parents, canines are flexible sleepers. They sleep in cycles throughout the day and…

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The topic of sleep has been a big part of recent news, yet again. New research from University of Colorado Boulder found that getting too little — or too much — sleep can boost your risk of heart attack, even if you’re healthy. Meanwhile at the University of California San Francisco, the very scientists who…

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Are you aware of the different “types” of noises related to sound machines?  Real Simple lays it out. Also, do you shower or bathe in the morning or in the evening? Scientists at the University of Texas found that taking a bath or shower approximately 90 minutes before going to bed helped participants fall asleep…

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Did you know the sleeping habits of the Zebrafish are helping scientists learn more about the history behind our own REM sleep? Or that couples are finding that sometimes having a “sleep divorce” can actually strengthen their relationship? Sleep sure has made its rounds in the news recently! We’ve compiled some of the most recent…

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According to PetMeds.com, a key pet health resource for animal owners and veterinarians, your beloved furry friends can suffer from bouts of, or even chronic insomnia. What is the cause? Many veterinarians and pet experts say the leading cause of insomnia in pets is that something is causing them pain. If they can’t sleep at…

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According to the National Center for PTSD, roughly 60 percent of men and 50 percent of women will experience at least one traumatic event in their lifetime. These traumatic events may be physical and/or psychological and can have devastating impacts on one’s life. While the effects of trauma differ greatly from person to person, the…

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