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Latex mattresses offer numerous benefits, but there’s one group that tends to steer clear: healthcare professionals. After repeated exposure to latex products like gloves, they can develop an allergy to latex. But latex allergies don’t only affect healthcare professionals. A recent study showed that nearly 4% of the global population may have a latex allergy, including 0.8% of children with Spina bifida. Here is a breakdown of the population with latex allergy Latex allergyLatex sensitizationPopulation…

Most people get confused and in a quandary when they are trying to decide on a bigger mattress. If you compare King and California king mattresses, there are some size differences. Add a split king mattress to the comparison and everything changes, despite the same size. What is a Split King Bed? In simple terms, split king mattresses are formed by putting two twin xl mattresses together in a sideways position. Twin XL + Twin…

Planning to buy a new mattress? Allocating budget based upon the fact: how long does a mattress last? It may not be a big factor as you may be thinking. Read on to know why. As per recent data, the average lifespan of the mattress is 10+ years now. There has been a steady shift in this number in the last 5 years. Mattress lifespan use to be 7-8 years and has gone up now.…

As a parent, we all want the best for our kids. When it comes to sleep, the role of a comfortable bed is vital. If the kid does not get enough sleep, it will be a task to soothe a cranky child throughout the day. Most parents tend to invest in the best twin mattress for their kids but then they have heard stories about memory foam mattresses. This leads to a very important question:…

Last week, we received an email from one of our readers. “Hey Susan, I love my plush bed but now my mattress is sagging. How can I make my mattress firmer?” We always have an option to replace the mattress if it is under warranty. A sagging mattress can also be a sign of an aging mattress but Are you ready to buy a new mattress? or Do you want to make an existing mattress firmer? Let us explore…

Yes, a firm mattress can cause back pain in many sleepers. It is a general perception that a firm surface is better for the overall health of the back. Although it does work for certain sleepers it is not true for everyone. A firm mattress should be a default choice assuming it will provide the required support to your spine. Taking inspiration from the internet, people end up investing in a firm to extra firm…

If you’ve ever woken up with itchy, red rashes on your body and you would probably think you have been bitten by bed bugs. But there is something you may have missed. You may have chiggers in your bed. Chiggers, also known as red bugs or berry bugs, as they are red in color and are known to feed on human skin. Although they are more common in the outdoors, chiggers can make their way…

Have you ever noticed how much dust your laptop screen or your side table gathers in the day? Now imagine how dirty your mattress can get in a couple of months. It is important to clean your memory foam mattress regularly for good hygiene. Your bedding which includes your mattress and pillow should be clean. Washing covers, sheets, and protectors are not sufficient. Deep clean your memory foam pillow and mattress once in six months. The dust…

Yes, adjustable beds are worth the price and they have advantages over regular beds. Some people may even recommend using pillows to achieve an incline similar to an adjustable bed. However, if you are suffering from some health problems, using pillows is not comfortable and you will not be able to get the desired results from them. Adjustable beds have increasingly become popular in recent years and it is not a passing fad created by…

Most sleeper types prefer a memory foam pillow. They are excellent at conforming and provide good pressure relief. But ignoring the cleanliness of the pillow can be counterproductive. Pillows and mattresses are easy targets for dust mites. Sweat and dead skin can infest many bacteria and allergens. The pillows are closest to your face and you can end up inhaling micro-organisms that can lead to potential health hazards. The article will help you have a…

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