5 Ways Your Mattress Affects Your Sleep and Health

Written by on March 26, 2018 in Health with 0 Comments

It’s scientifically proven that 8 to 9 hours of sleep is required to maintain ideal health. That being said, there lies a major contrast between hurling & turning for 8 hours and taking a quality deep sleep for 8 hours. And this quality sleep energizes one to endure a bustling day. In addition to many other factors, quality sleep is attributed to a good quality mattress.

Let’s get to know how a good mattress can bring benefits to your sleep and health.

1) Decrease pain and reduce stress levels

You may feel pain in your back and other parts of the body if your mattress is too old or too soft. Low-quality mattresses will start to slump in the middle or in the areas where your body falls the heaviest, within only two to three years of purchase. This begins to cause inflammation and pain that lessens the quality of your sleep and influences other aspects of your life. When you continuously miss out on a good night’s sleep, you become receptive to irritability, headaches, and stress.

2) Minimize allergies

A coil mattress can collect dirt and dust mites in its inner cavity, resulting in allergic reactions and asthma-like indications that disturb your sleep. This can be dealt with by using an allergy-proof slipcover and vacuuming a mattress.  A chemical-free and an organic mattress will likewise wipe out the hypersensitive responses that many individuals have to the chemicals in regular mattresses.

3) Improve your memory

Have you felt any change in the quality of sleep when you sleep on a lower quality mattress in a hotel or somewhere else while you have a great quality mattress at home? Not just this, a mattress’s quality can even make a difference to how your memory works. Your brain is busy all the times; even when you sleep. As a matter of fact, it is actually repeating things you learned while you were conscious. Studies have demonstrated that individuals that sleep better do better on tests and learn new languages quicker than those who get inadequate sleep.

4) Protect your spine

The spine has a tough function, thus it requires enough rest to remain strong and carry out its activity consistently. You might be putting yourself in danger for muscle weariness and back issues if you don’t sleep on a quality mattress. A decent mattress supports your spinal alignment in the same manner as when you’re standing. Your muscles will feel relaxed when your body rests in a natural position. This, in turn, will make your sleep more refreshing. Also, tossing your mattress on a regular basis will help support even wear and give you the best endurance

5) Decrease appetite

A good mattress leads to better sleep which actually helps you lose pounds and accomplish your weight loss aim. Insufficient sleep has been related to a boost in appetite, and even to chubbiness. Lack of sleep triggers the appetite and longings for high-carb, high-fat meals. Some fitness trainers are even of the idea that sleep should be made a standard regime of weight loss programs. This makes us things that the purchase of a quality mattress should be, too.

Here's a terrific resource to help you determine the best mattress for you.

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