Mattresses are a very important component when it comes to sleeping. As we all know how important a good sleep is for a healthy livelihood and to enhance the quality of our sleep, a good mattress is very essential. A mattress is supposed to be very comfortable and should meet all our requirements. The specifications of the mattress should be according to our body type. The firmness of the mattress should depend on how our body feels about it. If a mattress is too firm it might cause stiffness in our bodies. And if the mattresses are saggy then it might start causing back pains. A lot of diseases are related to what type of mattresses we sleep in. These include starting from muscle pains to even spondylitis. It some acute cases it has led to Alzheimer’s in the elderly and depression due to stress which has been caused by lack of sleep or improper sleep.
Memory foam was discovered around 1966 and was at first known as temper foam due to its temperature- sensitive characteristic. It was prepared by infusing gas into an open polymer structure which makes it able to take back its original shape once pressure is applied on it. It was earlier used in aircraft cushions and medical equipment like the padding in the x-ray tables. But with time its use increased and now it is used in a wide range of areas. Domestically, it is most famous for its very comfortable mattresses.
Memory foam mattress have resulted to be one of the most comfortable mattresses. It was earlier prescribed to people who are bedridden for a very long time. But nowadays it is being used widely due to the comfort provided. It has been too reported to improve the quality of sleep in an astonishingly great manner. It supports the body and provide the right amount of firmness required. It gives the correct padding and are highly soft and adaptable to our body. It is strongly referred by doctors for them who suffer from any sort of back pain or muscle uncomforting. It is recommended to choose the mattress carefully.