What is this memory foam thing I keep hearing about?

What is this memory foam thing I keep hearing about?-image

There is no better feeling then a good night’s sleep and especially true if sleep escapes you night after night. It can be frustrating and an awful feeling to not have quality sleep. Maybe you are wondering if there is a better way I can be sleeping? Why not try a memory foam mattress and see if that can help improve your quality of sleep?

If you haven’t heard about it, which by now you probably have, unless you may be possibly living under a rock, what is the craze about memory foam mattress? What is memory foam? It was first designed during the 1960’s for NASA airplane seats and the material is made of viscoelastic. It is soft and highly energy absorbent. It can mold to the body it evenly distributes the body weight. It can return the original shape once pressure is removed. Once memory foam started being used in different products such as cushioning for shoes, seating pads, it really took off. Its popularity and use in a variety of products went to new heights. It started to be used in sleeping products such as pillows, mattresses, and mattress pads.

People wondered what the benefits of memory foam are and what can it do for their sleep. One benefit of a memory foam mattress that people like is that it can help relieve and prevent pain due to the combination of pressure point relief and support that is found in these types of mattresses. Majority of owners find that it has helped to reduce back pain, shoulders and hips. Also for people with fibromyalgia and arthritis swear that it has helped with their aliments since it contours to your body. This has helped people to sleep better in the end. Another benefit is that memory foam is hypo-allergenic. It can help keep away dust mites and other allergens like mold or pet dander from working their way into the mattress. Certain types of memory foam are low in VOC’s which means little to no off gassing which some people are sensitive too.

These are just a few benefits of memory foam and why it may just be your next great night’s sleep!

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