It is the longest on-going debate in the world of sleep enthusiasts. It is impossible to put a pin on the material best for your body as every individual has different requirements. The outcome of the debate is the clarity about the points we need to consider while considering a medium of nirvana for our body.
Here is a list of material to consider:
1. Spring Mattress
Steel spring coils, wrapped in a layer of cotton fabric, are used in spring mattresses. The number of coils has no relation to comfort offered by the mattress. This is best for people suffering from obesity as it ensures firm support for back. The mattress wears off faster as compared to other types. It is prone to infestation of dust mites and bacteria owing to open space offered betted the springs or pocketed springs.
2. Coir Mattress
Husk of coconut is used in manufacturing coir. The coir is used as a layer to create a firm base under a layer of foam or cotton or wool. This material is best for people who are allergic or sensitive to synthetic foam, as it isall-natural, non-toxic material. The firmness of the material can be daunting in case of a backache or stressed-out muscles. Owing to firm surface, the mattress is not able to able to shape of the body. This also contributes in making the situation worse as mattress is not able to create the required pressure on the muscles. Not only this, one needs to be very careful with water around the mattress as it is made using all-natural material. The tightly bound material doesn’t offer water to evaporate easily, thus leading to growth of bacteria and allergens.
3. Latex Mattress
The beauty of the material lies in the all-natural make. Market is flooded with cheap versions that claim to be natural latex but be aware. Natural latex is made using 100% rubber extract that is not easy to gather and process. So the all-natural latex is priced higher. The material is considered best for chronic back pain as it offers comfort and support to the spine.As the material is on the firm side, the muscles and joints might ache when one wake up. Moreover, the material is incapable of taking the shape of the body. All-natural material makes the material hypoallergenic and ensures zero infestation of bacteria and allergens.
4. Memory Foam Mattress
Memory foam is synonymous with cocoon. It provides snug relief to aching joints and a cosy comfort the entire body. The memory foam is designed to mould according to the shape of one’s body while responding to the pressure and body temperature. The perforated surface ensures proper circulation of air during the sleep cycle. With self-contorting ability, the foam facilitates optimal blood flow throughout the body. The slow spring-back feature ensures even distribution of the pressure and body weight.
For a clear understanding on the subject, go through the following table:
This is a never-ending debate but we can be rest assured that there is memory foam to save us from stress life brings on.