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Leg Cramps at Night ? Sleep with a Bar of Soap in Your Bed

Leg Cramps at Night ? Sleep with a Bar of Soap in Your Bed

Today’s wild internet idea isn’t a new one. It’s been around for quite a while and unlike some of the other “fact or crap” scenarios involving toilet seats, tennis balls in your suitcase, and bread clips in your wallet, this one may actually have some merit. There are two reasons the idea of sleeping with a bar of soap in your bed have been floated in online advertisements and self-help articles. One of those is to rid your sleep area of bed bugs or other insects. The […]

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Christmas Fund: Disabled man had to sleep on floor after bedbug infestation

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Breadcrumb Trail Links Local News “I lost everything,” Joseph said. “I had to throw out my mattress, my clothes, the curtains, everything. My whole life is pretty much sealed in boxes.” Author of the article: Erik Leijon  •  Special to Montreal Gazette Donations to the Montreal Gazette Christmas Fund this year can be made exclusively online at www.christmasfund.com. Article content Joseph likes to say the Gazette Christmas Fund lifted him up — literally. Article content Joseph has lived in the same apartment for eight years, and while […]

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Don’t let the bed bugs bite

Don’t let the bed bugs bite

In these troubled times, many of us are having difficulty sleeping and are storing up large sleep debts of insomnia, says Dr Miriam Stoppard. What are the symptoms? Insomnia takes many forms. You lie awake at night, wake up several times during the night, find it hard to go to sleep, wake up early and can’t go back to sleep, still feel tired after waking up, find it hard to nap, find it difficult to concentrate during the day, and feel tired and irritable too. What causes […]

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