Don’t assume that the firmer the mattress the better. Sleeping on a mattress that is too firm can cause aches at pressure points. Support and comfort work hand-in-hand. Choose a bed that has both. If you’re set on getting a firmer mattress, consider thicker padding or a top mattress for additional comfort.
Out with the old
Is your mattress worn out? Know when to toss it. If it’s causing you more discomfort than anything else then you should definitely consider replacing it. Watch out for beds that sag in the middle too. This is a sure sign it needs to be replaced.
HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT BED FOR YOU
There are various types of beds for sale, which is why choosing a new bed can be a bit confusing. Beds don’t only come in different sizes, some are made specifically for people with back problems. So how do you choose?
This guide to help you choose the right bed:
1. Size matters:
The first step to choosing a bed is to determine what size bed you want. Are you looking at a single bed? Perhaps you like to stretch out and need a double bed. The best advice we can give you is:
Firstly, you should measure your room to find out what size bed will fit comfortably. You want to be able to walk around the bed.
Second, we tend to move in our sleep. Buying a slightly bigger bed will allow you to move comfortably without falling off or feeling cramped.