Mattress Types Explained
Buying a comprehensive health insurance policy or purchasing a good quality mattress; there would only be a discerning few who might not see the similarities between the two. After all, both really are investments to ensure a happy and healthy present and future.
So whilst shopping around to buy a new mattress might seem deceptively easy; it seldom is! With so many types and choices available now, you might be forgiven to think it takes a mattress expert to get it right! Well use the below very handy guide and ensure you get your mattress right!
Gaining popularity and momentum, the viscoelastic foam or memory foam was originally created by NASA approx. 30 years ago, made from polyurethane, a different kind of cell structure than other foam mattresses, thus reacting better to your body heat and weight coupled with offering greater support to your pressure points for longer.
So no prizes for guessing you may find yourself tossing and turning less frequently and instead enjoying a good circulation and joint mobility throughout the night. This can be a great advantage when co sleeping too, as there is less chances of your movements disturbing your partner thanks to its reduced motion transfer properties. What’s more, much like Latex, Memory foam is also resistant to bacteria, mould, mildew and mites and is another option to consider for those with respiratory health problems.
Whilst the thought of buying and sleeping on your own waterbed every night can be leave you as excited as a kid in the candy shop, beware of common pitfalls that can leave you severely out of pocket too! Quality is everything! Whilst you can derive multiple therapeutic benefits from a waterbed such as reduce muscle tension and spasm, the saying no pain no gain is quite apt in this regard. You do need to ensure you maintain correct water levels in your bed to attain optimum support and actually roll around in bed without putting up a struggle.