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Handi Medical Supply assists Power Hockey Teams

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 @ 01:07 PM  posted by jbuytaert

Power hockey teams are in town this week for a tournament at Roy Wilken Auditorium in St Paul. A hockey player from Canada needed repairs done on his chair so he could participate tonight. They were referred to Handi Medical Supply- our service team went to work and fixed it for him!

TOSS and TURN – Tips for Healthy sleeping!

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 @ 12:07 PM  posted by jbuytaert

Everyone is different when it comes to falling asleep, or trying to receive the rest through the night that benefits them through the day. We have so many situations to manage through the day from work, school, kids, exercise, shopping and…. well you get the picture! Obviously our eating habits come into play when factoring in on healthy sleeping, and day to day energy levels so hopefully these tips will guide you to more restful zzzzzzz’s…

  • Keep your room a little on the cooler side 60-65 ideal
  • Darken your room with shades that decrease sunlight (there are many products to help with this)
  • Regular bedtime – keep on schedule, we all have internal clocks which trigger our sleepiness
  • Use your bed for sleep only! No reading or watching TV
  • Keep pets out of your bed (sorry Fido!)
  • Capitalizing on good sleep by decreasing the disruptions such as your bed comfort issues
  • Too much fluid before bedtime
  • If not tired, do not lay in bed all stressed out go into another room to let your body relax
  • Try to stay on routines – do not clock watch!
  • Reduce spicy foods before bedtime and naps
  • Avoiding alcohol 2-4 hours before sleep
  • Decrease your caffeine intake

Good sleep is so beneficial to you, so go get some!