Foods That Disrupt Your Sleep & Keep You Up At Night

Some foods will keep you from getting a good night's sleep.

Some foods will keep you from getting a good night’s sleep.

They are out there.  Foods that disrupt your sleep.  And contrary to current lingo and slang, the meat sweats are not a real thing.  With that said, red meat can disrupt your sleep… but the ‘sweats’ are not part of it.

Everybody wants a good night’s sleep.  It starts with having a good bed, a good pillow, and a comfortable humidity level you are used to.  Sleep, good sleep, helps people deal with stress and improves daily brain function which is important for work and family life.

Where you sleep and what sleep you at night is important, but so is the food you eat. Continue reading

How Long Do Memory Foam Mattresses Last?

How long do memory foam mattresses last?

How long do memory foam mattresses last?

One question I tend to get the most is people wondering how long memory foam mattresses last.  It’s a pretty common thought in people’s heads when looking to buy a new higher priced item that is going to get lots of use, like a bed does.

My wife and I still own our very first memory foam bed that we purchased over ten years ago.  We stopped using it on a regular basis almost one year ago, and moved it into our guest bedroom.  But is that typical?  Do people normally hang onto beds, a memory foam mattress, that long?

Let’s take a look at some industry information! Continue reading

Do Memory Foam Mattresses Need Box Springs?

Do memory foam mattresses need box springs or other support?

Do memory foam mattresses need box springs or other support?

Memory foam mattresses are great for providing pressure point support for your entire body, which in turn is going to give you a much better night’s worth of sleep, and waking up with less body aches and pains.  Finding an affordable memory foam mattress with a great warranty is easier than ever, but what about a box spring or mattress support?  Do memory foam mattresses need box springs?

Do Memory Foam Mattresses Need Box Springs?

The easy answer is no, that they don’t need a box spring support underneath them.  However… they do work better with firm support underneath them.  Is a box spring the best choice for under a new memory foam bed?

Let’s took a look at a few options that are available to you for consideration when looking for mattress support.  There are basically two types of mattress support systems on the market; box springs and foundations. Continue reading

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