Are You Choosing A Bedroom Mattress That's The Right Fit For You?Furnishings
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We spend at least a quarter of our lives asleep and another quarter wishing we could be. Since that’s the case, doesn’t it make sense for us to invest money in a quality bedroom mattress? It’ll not only give us a good night’s sleep but also leave us feeling refreshed and free of back aches the next day. For those who assume quality mattresses are costly – well they don’t necessarily have to be. Listed below are 3 things to look out for when you’re shopping for your next mattress.
Hard mattresses have been said to allow better blood circulation and facilitate a neutral spine position, promoting better overall health for your body. On the other hand, soft mattresses have the potential to reduce backaches, and can be a better option for people who sleep on their side, especially in a foetal position. At the end of the day, there is no definitive answer regarding which is better. Whatever it is, be sure to try the mattress at the store to make sure it’s comfortable and to your liking.
Certain mattresses (such as memory foam) tend to get warm over the course of the night, which can be uncomfortable for individuals who prefer cool surfaces to sleep on. This isn’t something you can test at the store, so be sure to let the salesperson know of your preference so he or she can suggest something suitable for you.
While we may be more comfortable purchasing from reputable brands due to the perceived quality and durability, it may be worth noting that just because a mattress is expensive doesn’t mean that it is the better option. Thus, we are often better off choosing what feels right. After all, the end goal is a better investment for the one-quarter of our lives, rather than an expensive mattress to brag about.
This article was contributed by Gladys Ng.
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