Health Benefits Of Memory Foam Mattress

What you sleep on can have a huge impact on your health, happiness and tiredness levels. What is memory foam and how can it help? It is constructed from a special material and is also springless which is where the health benefits come in. High Density foam is a slow recovery material that responds to the body heat of a person sleeping and molds to that persons body shape. So the mattress learns the shape of your body and adapts to accommodate it regardless of a persons weight. This can help to spread weight and can even reduce the pressure put on joints. In turn this can help you get a more relaxing and beneficial sleep without the slow encroach of springs getting closer to the surface of the mattress.

What is high density memory foam? The foam used in these mattresses was originally developed by NASA to help relieve pressure on astronauts bodies during space flights. Who says nothing good comes form the space program. The material was introduced to the medical community where it has been highly commended for its therapeutic strengths. The technology to create memory foam was released to public markets in 1990 and ever since has seen a steady increase of sales for mattress sellers.

What benefits can memory foam provide? Sleeping on a memory foam mattress can reduce headaches by relieving stress and pressure put on the neck while sleeping. Hip pain can be brought on by a bad sleeping posture or by an excessive amount of pressure being put on joints. A common cause of back pain is having your spine pushed into an unnatural position by a spring mattress. A memory foam mattress can reduce unnatural sleeping positions and relieve the pressure by allowing certain parts of the body to push into the mattress and others not to. This makes it ideal for the medical profession but also highly beneficial for anyone trying to get some decent kip.

Calum Macleod writes for Park Beds a bed shop in Glasgow