Sleep

Do Noise Cancelling Headphones Work for Snoring?

Your partner or roommate is snoring like a chain saw, and nothing seems to work. You have tried earplugs but they either don’t block enough of the snores or you just can’t tolerate them. Now you are wondering, “Do these expensive ...

Alternatives to Earplugs for Sleeping That Work

Foam earplugs are very effective at reducing noise across the whole frequency range. Unfortunately, not everyone can tolerate foreign objects in their ear canal. Other people like me, sometimes need or want to give their ears a break from ...

Foam vs Wax vs Silicone Earplugs: How Do They Compare and When to Choose One Over the Other

Wax earplugs, invented in 1907, and virtually unchanged to this day, and moldable silicone earplugs have a huge following, and for good reasons. Still, foam earplugs are the most popular earplugs today. They come in all shapes, colors, and ...

Are Earplugs Good for You? Side Effects of Using Earplugs and How to Overcome Them

I have worn earplugs for a few years’ worth of nights and while there was nothing major, I have had to deal with a few side effects. The most prominent one was ear pain—mainly when I had gotten earplugs that weren’t a good fit for my ears or ...

How to Use White Noise for Better Sleep – It Is Easy and Works

In this post, I’ll offer specific advice on how you can use white noise to improve your sleep and remove night time noise. I am going to detail how to administer white noise for better sleep and cover specific white noise machines, apps, and ...

How to Block Out Snoring Noise, Even Obnoxiously Loud Snoring

What is the secret to blocking out snoring noise? Many people are forever on the hunt for the perfect earplugs to block snoring, but few ever find them. Others have given up and just try to live with snoring roommates or move them to a different ...

The Best Headphones and Earbuds for Sleeping on Your Side and on Your Back

If you are a side sleeper like me (most of the time), finding headphones or earbuds to sleep in comfortably isn’t straight-forward. My favorite earbuds, for example, get pushed into my ear when my head hits the pillow. After a short while they ...

How to Block Out Noise When Trying to Sleep?

I have a history with sleeplessness caused by night-time noise. It started a few years after I had moved to Asia to take on a new job. The first four years everything went well, but then I had the idea to upgrade and get myself a nicer apartment. ...

Sleepphones Effortless Review: Look Mom No Wires

Sleepphones Effortless are Bluetooth sleep headphones with wireless charging. They run almost 11 hours on a single charge and recharging is as easy as placing them on their charging base and having magnets pull them in place. There is no single ...

CozyPhones Review: Economical Sleep Headphones with Good Sound Quality

Most headphones and earbuds are not suitable for side sleepers. And these days, I sleep mostly on the side. Headphones are too bulky, and if earbuds stick out just a little too much, they get pushed into my ear, making them uncomfortable to ...