Choosing the right mattress is crucial to getting a healthy night’s rest. If you toss and turn in the middle of the night, chances are you are sleeping on the wrong mattress. Choosing the right mattress is dependent on many factor from your health needs to how you sleep. Back sleepers, side sleepers, and stomach sleepers all need different mattresses to support their bodies. Whether you like a firm bed or a soft mattress, we’ve complied a complete guide to choosing the right mattress. Follow our tips and you’ll be sleeping like a king in no time!
Choosing Your Bed’s Firmness
If you sleep on your back: Back sleepers will get the best night’s sleep on a mattress with medium firmness. These mattresses will offer the support you need while still allowing for the natural curve of your spine to take shape while you’re sleeping. Sleeping on too firm of a bed on your back can cause offer you too much lower lumbar support, over correcting the spine and causing discomfort.
If you sleep on your side: If you are a side sleeper, you need to choose a style that your curves can fit into. Soft to medium levels of firmness are perfect for side sleepers, and plush pillow top also make great additions to any mattress for side sleepers. Soft to medium firmness on mattresses provide support and comfort while also providing spinal alignment.
If you sleep on your stomach: Medium to firm style mattresses are ideal for stomach sleepers. A firmer mattress will help to support your body through out the night to keep your entire body at an even level. Sleeping on your stomach on a mattress that’s too soft will cause too much pressure on your torso and can lead to prolonged pain overtime.
Choosing Your Mattress Material
Coil Mattresses: Innerspring or coil mattresses offer a fine balance of comfort and support. Because coil mattresses isolate motion, these beds are ideal for couples because movements won’t disturb your partner. These mattresses are the most common on the market today and are generally the most affordable.
Foam Mattresses: Foam hold and hug your body and help to relieve pressure points while you sleep. Foam mattresses offer support through layers of pressure relieving foam. Foam mattresses from Royal Pedic are perfect for relieving pressure points especially among those who’ve had back surgeries or broken bones.
Latex Mattresses: Latex mattresses are weight sensitive not heat sensitive, offering quick shape recovery. These mattresses are typically very long lasting and durable by nature. Natural latex mattresses are hypoallergenic and are considered a “green” or socially conscious material.
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