Weighted blanket, cooling pillow and more sleep products to help you get a good night's rest


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Get a good night’s rest with the help of these sleep-inducing products. (Photo: Getty Images)

Getting a good night’s sleep is a crucial part of being healthy, but it’s usually easier said than done. Kids, work, stress and life, in general, have a funny way of interfering with your ability to get some solid shut-eye.

So it’s hardly surprising that research has shown that more than a third of Americans are sleep-deprived. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the Sleep Research Society currently recommend that adults get at least seven hours of sleep each night and, if you’re getting less that that, you could be at risk of developing chronic conditions like obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease and stroke.

Sure, some things are out of your control. But if you regularly find that you’re struggling to get some sleep, it may be worth bringing in some sleep products for backup. “With sleep products, it’s very individual,” board-certified sleep medicine researcher W. Christopher Winter, M.D., of Charlottesville Neurology and Sleep Medicine and author of The Sleep Solution: Why Your Sleep Is Broken and How to Fix It, tells Yahoo Lifestyle. “You may not know why you’re not sleeping well, and it’s perfectly reasonable to try different things out to see if they work for you.”

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Try out one (or a few) of these products to get a better night’s sleep ASAP.

Tempur-Cloud Breeze Dual Cooling Pillow

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Tempur-Cloud Breeze Dual Cooling Pillow (Photo: Walmart)

This pillow is perfect for you if you tend to wake up as a sweaty beast during the night. The Tempur-Cloud has memory foam-like support and a cooling gel on each side to help keep your head from overheating.

Shop it: Tempur-Cloud Breeze Dual Cooling Pillow, $181, walmart.com

Philips Somneo Sleep and Wake-Up Light

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Philips Somneo Sleep and Wake-Up Light (Photo: Philip)

In a perfect world, you’d slowly wake up with the sunrise. In reality, you might have to get up sooner than that. That’s where Philips’s sleep and wake-up light comes in. This high-tech alarm uses light that gradually increases before your set wakeup time from a soft morning red through orange, until your room is well-lit. It’s designed to help slowly wake you up rather than being jarred awake by an alarm — that can leave you feeling groggy, Winter says. The light even has a sunset simulation to help prepare your body for sleep by gradually reducing the light in your room.

Shop it: Philips Somneo Sleep and Wake-Up Light, $200, walmart.com

Bear Mattress

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Bear Mattress (Photo:Bear Mattress)

While feeling warm and cozy under the sheets is great, “in general, people tend to sleep better at about 65 degrees,” Winter says. The Bear mattress has a layer of cooling graphite-gel memory foam to help remove unwanted body heat and ensure you stay comfortable while you snooze.

Shop it: Bear Mattress, $790, bearmattress.com

Ilumi Smart LED Light Bulb

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Ilumi Smart LED Light Bulb (Photo: Amazon)

This light bulb, which lasts for up to 20 years, can do up to 16 million different colors of light that you control from your smartphone or light switch. It also lets you schedule your lights to dim at a certain time of night and customize a sunrise to gently rouse you in the morning. “It can emit a blue light to slowly help you wake up in the morning,” Winter says.

Shop it: Ilumi Smart LED Light Bulb, $50, amazon.com

Tranquility 12 Pound Weighted Blanket

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Tranquility 12 Pound Weighted Blanket (Photo: Target)

Weighted blankets are designed to help put a little pressure on your body to help it relax. “It can be really helpful with sleep, especially for people who tend to feel restless,” Winter says. Weighted blankets can get expensive, but this version from Tranquility is pretty cost-efficient and has great reviews.

Shop it: Tranquility 12 Pound Weighted Blanket, $70, target.com

Bedgear Dri-Tec Sheet Set

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Bedgear Dri-Tec Sheet Set (Photo: Bedgear)

These sheets are designed to wick away moisture and heat to keep you the right temperature while you sleep. “You can feel the difference when you sleep on cooling sheets,” Winter says. “They help you stay asleep.” Bedgear’s sheets are also lightweight and wrinkle-free — definitely a bonus.

Shop it: Bedgear Dri-Tec Sheet Set, $230, bedbathbeyond.com

HoMedics Sound Spa Sound Machine

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HoMedics Sound Spa Sound Machine (Photo: Walmart)

“Sound machines are absolutely helpful for getting a good night’s sleep,” Winter says. There are a wide range of options and prices out there, but the HoMedics Sound Spa is a great bang for your buck. It allows you to choose from six different sounds — ocean, summer night, rain, rain forest, waterfall and natural heartbeat. You can also plug it in or take it on the go.

Shop it: HoMedics Sound Spa Sound Machine, $20, walmart.com

Lusome Moisture-Wicking Sleep T-Shirt

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Lusome Moisture-Wicking Sleep T-Shirt (Photo: Amazon)

When you’re sweaty in bed, it’s eventually going to wake you up. This sleep shirt has moisture-wicking technology to help keep you cool, comfortable, and dry while you sleep. It’s also super-soft and comes in three different shades — black, purple and light blue.

Shop it: Lusome Moisture-Wicking Sleep T-Shirt, $45, amazon.com

Utopia Bedding Ultra Soft Body Pillow

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Utopia Bedding Ultra Soft Body Pillow (Photo: Amazon)

Some people just sleep better when they are cozied up to a body pillow, Winter says. You can use this one to cuddle with, or sleep with your back to it to help you stay on your side (a position that you’re less likely to snore in, Winter says). This pillow also has a ball fiber filling to help support your shoulders, hips, abs, and back while you sleep.

Shop it: Utopia Bedding Ultra Soft Body Pillow, $35, amazon.com  

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