Not-So-Fairytale Comfort Levels
Plush or Firm? Learn Your Ideal Mattress Comfort Level
Ready to chuck out your old, lumpy mattress? Tired of morning aches and pains? Sounds like you need a mattress with the comfort level that better supports your sleep habits.
Mattress Comfort Level Basics
Mattress comfort level, or mattress firmness, ranges from extra-firm to ultra-plush. Not to be confused with the support level, the comfort level describes how much cushioning there is—basically, how soft or hard the mattress is.
Determining the right comfort level for your sleep depends on your sleep type or sleeping position and whether you need targeted pressure relief.
The Magic of Plush Mattresses
You might be thinking “the plusher, the better,” right? Well, that isn’t always the case.
At the end of the day, the decision between plush or
Not Too Soft, Not Too Hard
Are you a stomach, back, or combo sleeper? Then a
And if you’ve been experiencing a lot of lower back pain, a medium comfort level is your ticket to painless sleep!
When to Go Firm or Extra-Firm
So, if you’re a back sleeper who’s tired of back pain (or just plain tired) you need the generous pressure relief of a firm or
How to See if Your Mattress Passes the Test
Did you know there’s a little bit more to the process of trying a mattress? Sure, you’ve laid down on it, but you should ask yourself a few key questions.
After lying down for about 10 minutes in your preferred position, ask yourself the following: Do you still need to move around to get more comfortable? Does any part of your body feel stressed or pressured? Are you crossing your feet while lying flat on your back?
If you said yes to any of these questions, then that means you should probably keep looking for a mattress that passes the test.
Time to Shop for Better Sleep
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