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memory foam mattresses

Buying a mattress is an investment. Having a good night’s sleep on a mattress that is good for you can make all the difference in how you feel physically. So how do you know if memory foam is for you?

Memory foam is a material that was invented by NASA to take into space to help astronauts with the G Force upon blastoff. Although it was never actually used for that purpose, it did find its way into hospitals and medical facilities. It helped relieve pressure on wounds and gave comfort for a patient that was unable to move.

Recently memory foam has become more affordable therefore allowing it to be an option for a home mattress. Initially a memory foam mattress can be more expensive than a traditional mattress. When purchasing memory foam mattress it is good to know that it will outlast a typical mattress and there is no need for a box spring.

People that invest in a memory foam mattress will notice improved sleep and overall more refreshed. The memory foam offers support on pressure points whether you are a side sleeper, back sleeper or a stomach sleeper. No matter which way you sleep, the memory foam will conform to your body and relieve pressure so you will get a better night’s sleep.

It seems there a very few drawbacks to buying a memory foam mattress. Cost may seem high initially; however it is an investment in your health. There is also an odor that new memory foam mattresses give off that will subside within a few weeks.