Choosing the Right Mattress!
We have many important issues and challenges we face everyday.. Things which shape our lives and prepare us for the life ahead. But what does really prepare us to face these challenges every day. A good night’s sleep! Yes, the stipulated 8 hours with our mattress does wonders for us. But imagine- a feeling of fatigue and half-heartedness overpowering you every morning. You are not getting enough sleep!
And if you’re not getting the sleep you need, it’s time to consider shopping for a new mattress.
Not sure you’re ready to go mattress shopping? Let’s analyze! If your answer is yes to any of these questions, it’s time-
- You wake up with aches and pains. Do you wake up with a sore back or achy joints on a regular basis?
- You’re tired all the time. Do you often wake up still tired after a full night’s sleep?
- Your mattress looks old. Does your mattress look beat up? Does it sag? Is it lumpy?
- You sleep better away from home. Do you find yourself getting a better night’s sleep in a bed that is not your own (like a hotel for example)?
- Your mattress is old. When’s the last time you bought a new mattress? Based on amount of use and quality of the mattress, it’s recommended to replace your mattress every 7-10 years.
Have you realized what really is the most important piece of furniture in your home?
Well, that would be your bed. It’s where you rest and recharge after a long day. A mattress that’s both comfortable and supportive improves your sleep and contributes to better overall health.
Every time your life changes, so should your mattress. When you leave for college, it’s time to upgrade from your childhood bed. When you get married, your bed will need to be big enough for two. If you have kids, it may need to be even bigger.
Also, don’t forget, your body changes over time. As you age, your need for comfort and support will increase. That’s why it’s a good idea to compare the mattress and foundation you are sleeping on now to newer models every few years.
So, what does your doctor have to say?
The ultimate objective here is to wake up everyday fresh and healthy and this can be easily achieved only on the right kind of mattress. Experts say that chronic pains can become worse if the mattress is not right and this happens by sleeping on the wrong mattress. You may start suffering from insomnia if you keep waking at night due to the mattress that is not letting you rest properly. Proper sleep also allows our bodies to rebuild after a day of using them. Cell regeneration and muscle tissue rebuilding happen when you sleep. Recharging and regenerating are blocked if you are not getting enough sleep at night.
A Sleep Fact
“An average person gets 8 hours of sleep a night.
That equals to 26 years of their life spent sleeping with an estimated 7 years of their life spent trying to fall asleep. That’s 36 years spent on the Mattress!”
Imagine 36 years of discomfort!!
Lets list out the reasons we often give ourselves for not sleeping enough -
- Can’t mute my partner’s snoring
- I have to work late-night shifts spent too long on a screen
- there’s too much light in the room
- I am too hot
- Too cold
- I just can’t get comfortable
and so many more— the reasons are endless.. But , according to experts the most important and the main reason for not getting proper sleep at night is because you don’t have the right kind of mattress that suits you.
So, its high time you found the right mattress for yourself !
Well, we all feel comfortable on different types of mattresses whether it is a coir, latex or memory foam mattress. Of course, it's a little difficult to find the right mattress in the vast collection of mattresses that is available for you in the market today. That’s where Restolex Sleep Experts come in ! They really want to help you find the mattress which is the right fit for you.
Follow this comprehensive guide set up by Restolex Sleep Experts to find the perfect mattress for you!
- Do ask friends and family – and read reviews.“ Everyone has their opinions on the best or worst mattresses,” says our Restolex Expert “but not everyone is built the same way or even sleeps in the same position.” Consider all the advice but pay more attention to your body type and sleeping habits.
- Do consider your new mattress an investment. Supportive, comfortable mattresses made from high-quality, durable materials do not come cheap. “With an overwhelming number of options on the market, it can be easy to pick a cheap mattress and just move on,” says our Restolex Expert “But remember that you’ll spend roughly one-third of your time sleeping on your mattress. An investment in a supportive mattress that meets your needs will be an asset for a decade of restful nights.” That’s something that really is truly priceless.
- Do take your partner mattress shopping. “A huge mistake that people make when mattress shopping is leaving their partner at home,” explains our Experts “Just because a mattress is good for one person does not mean it will be good for both.” Go shopping together so you can gauge each other’s reaction to each one you test.
- Do test lots of mattresses. Your new mattress will be part of your life for 8-10 years so take time to lie down on it in different sleeping positions. While it may feel awkward to spread out on the display beds with other buyers milling about, a good night’s sleep is well worth any perceived embarrassment.
- Do study the sales details. “A mattress is a major life purchase,” Restolex Expert points out. “It affects your mental and physical health so if you take home a mattress and find that it does not meet your needs, you should return it.” Most mattress companies will have a trial period when a mattress can be returned, but many also have a “return fee.” Know the return policy before you buy.
- Do your research. Make sure you understand the components that make up your chosen mattress, including density, type of foam and coil count. What’s inside your mattress will the comfort life of your new mattress. Stick to the facts and forget the marketing jargon to help guide you to the perfect mattress for you.
- Do consider the importance of your personal comfort preference. Somewhere in between firm and soft is your ideal mattress, but most people tend to gravitate toward one end of the spectrum or other. There’s a belief that a firmer mattress is better for your back but that’s not necessarily true. Some mattress with softer pillow tops can ease pain by reducing the amount of pressure of problematic areas.
- Do take your time. You wouldn’t buy the first car you test drive, right? Spend time researching mattress basics and visit a mattress showroom to kick off your quest for your best mattress. You’ll have a chance to see what your options are and talk to our Restolex Experts who can be a wealth of information. They may ask you about your sleep habits, your preferences and the budget you have in mind. Ask plenty of questions and take their advice into consideration.
So, rest well and get ready to have a wonderful day!