Choosing the right mattress firmness can make a tremendous difference when it comes to the amount and quality of sleep you get each night. More importantly, it can have a huge impact on how you feel when you wake up in the morning. For instance, sleeping on one that is too soft can leave you waking up with aches and pains in your neck, back and joints. Sleeping on one that is too firm, can leave you with pain in your pressure points.
Did you know that nearly two-thirds of adults in the U.S. prefer to sleep on their sides? In this article we’ll look at the pros and cons of being a side sleeper. We’ll also offer some solutions to help side sleepers get the best night’s sleep, night after night.
Baby Boomers — those born between 1946 and 1964 — are beginning to retire in record numbers. If you’re one of them, you’re might be playing harder than ever before. At the end of the day, what you need is a good night’s sleep so you can get up tomorrow and start all over again. That’s why it’s important to choose a mattress that offers the perfect combination of support and comfort to meet all your sleep needs.
Latex Mattress Body Contouring
Latex mattresses have many popular features and benefits. One of the most commonly cited is the body contouring properties natural latex provides.
Of course, some people, those who have never experienced the body contouring properties offered by memory foam or natural latex, don’t understand what the big deal really is when it comes to body contouring. It’s hard to get excited about something, after all, that you’ve never experienced or don’t really understand. So, here’s the lowdown to show you just how wonderful latex mattress body contouring is.
Pressure points are any area on body (usually the surface) that are sensitive to pressure. Some people suffering from fibromyalgia experience tender trigger points, and thus are on a constant lookout to help relieve the pain of these tender spots. Sleeping on the wrong mattress can result in pressure point discomfort too — and a night of tossing and turning, a morning awakening of aches and pains, and a day feeling tired and not at your best. Selecting the best mattress for pressure points so you can sleep involves choosing a mattress that distributes your body weight evenly.
Did you know that your sleeping position greatly impacts the type of mattress that will provide the best support? Many people understand the direct link between their sleep positions and the quality of sleep they get. But few understand the impact various mattresses can have on that relationship as well.
These are just a few of the reasons it’s important to keep your sleeping position in mind while shopping for a mattress.
An estimated 10 million people suffer from fibromyalgia here in the U.S., and up to six percent of the population worldwide have this condition, reports the National Fibromyalgia Association. While the disorder does occur in men and children, up to 90 percent of people who have fibromyalgia are women. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, most people are first diagnosed with fibromyalgia during middle age. Painful and baffling, fibromyalgia is a condition without a definitive cause, treatment, or cure.