You may have heard of memory foam mattress’s sleep benefits. Now, you may wonder if it could indeed improve your sleep.
When it comes to improving your quality of sleep, sleep specialists said that claimed benefits of this type of foam affecting sleeping surface are actually lacking. But that doesn’t mean those claimed benefits are biased, it’s just too difficult to measure the subjective nature of sleep.
Experts also believe that, the person’s preferences for sleep surfaces must also be considered. Some people like their sleep surfaces to be firm or hard while others want soft.
What users of memory foam mattress are saying about it?
There are growing reports of this foam as great to help them sleep better. However, sleep specialists think that these reports are one-sided, as people are only hearing the good stuff as part of the marketing strategy of this foam’s makers.
Still, some sleep specialists do agree about the foam’s sleep benefits. They said that this foam could indeed help you enhance the quality of your sleep, as long as the foam could relieve those painful pressure points.
However, they don’t believe that this foam could alleviate or treat sleep apnea and other sleep disorders. A memory foam mattress does support the natural curves and lines of your body, and as a result, it relieves pain while promoting restful sleep.
As it minimizes extra movement, you won’t feel the movement of your sleep partner. This will then result in a reduction of the number of times you wake up during the night because of those movements made by your partner.
Despite its many benefits, this foam comes with some disadvantages. Because it retains body heat, it can be uncomfortable to sleep on it during warm weather. But this can be alleviated, you just have to adjust the thermostat in your house.
Memory foam mattress may not be a perfect foam as it comes with some cons. However, it’s an ideal foam if you want to relieve your back pain.