Looking for a new mattress may seem like a very complicated task with all the choices offered on the market. Where to start? What brand is better? What mattress type shall I get?
First – none of these matter. Brand doesn’t matter. Mattress type- innerspring, foam or an air mattress- does not matter. Even the price at the beginning of your journey doesn’t matter.
Second – Mattress choice is an individual process with 3 requirements – Comfort, Support and Temperature management.
There is a prescription for the perfect mattress. It is attained by you, the individual, determining what makes you feel good, what is comfortable. The catalyst for this is the appropriate mattress.
What is Comfort:
This is what feels good and puts you to sleep. Sleep is your escape, your retreat, your refuge, physically, your aching bones and muscle can rest and rejuvenate. Your mind relaxes.
What is Support:
This is what keeps you sleeping. The mattress should conform to the body, and not vice versa. Support should provide perfect spinal alignment when lying on your side, back and stomach. The center of the body – the hips – should not sink down into the mattress. The most important aspect is that you need to be physically comfortable.
What is Temperature Management :
This is what keeps you sleeping without feeling hot. Temperature Management is the ability of mattress to dissipate heat. This will keep the body on an even temperature to give an uninterrupted sleep.