A friend recommended your website. She was very impressed with your products, knowledge and info.
I have slept, the last 25+ years, on Simmons Beautyrest Ultra Firm mattresses.
But the last few years with a slowly worsening lower back issue (stenosis and deg. discs) I've tried a number of memory foam toppers with little relief.
My other issue is my husband has 100 lbs on me and he moves around quite a bit at night, so my being a light sleeper means I am constantly awakened when he moves or gets up.
That's why we've had the Simmons- individual coils should dampen movement- no? We are both side sleepers and have always had king sz beds.
I am desperate for a mattress that allows me to sleep thru the night and wake without as many aches and pains. What mattress might you suggest?
Thanks so much for any help. Also, do you deliver to Sarasota, FL? Thanks!! Roxanne
You may or may not need a new mattress. If all that is wrong with yours is that it's too firm, that's easily fixed.
I hesitate to recommend a new mattress as this point because there has been a dramatic reduction in quality over the last 10 years and I'd hate to have you feeling like you wish you had your old mattress back...especially when it may not be necessary.
Memory foam is worthless, as you have discovered, in softening the surface of a too firm mattress.
Memory foam is a temperature sensitive material that softens as it warms from your body heat. You end up sinking through it, as if it weren't even there...a total waste of money.
What does work, is all natural latex. Two inches of soft Talalay latex will transform your mattress into something much more comfortable than it is now....and, will also help with motion transfer.
The latex topper is instrumental in extending the life of today's lower quality, one-sided mattresses. Even if you do end up replacing your mattress, the latex topper will be needed to go with it.
In other words, by buying the latex topper first, you won't be wasting your money...and, it could save you from a new mattress purchase for several more years.
Here's the link to the latex toppers...EverEden 2" of Soft Talalayis what you want. You'll be amazed at how well that works....and, it lasts for many years.
Level 2 – All Natural Latex Mattresses. Natura uses only the highest quality materials available for their Latex Mattresses….(No Chemicals and No Fillers)…with ...
The foundation is available in one piece or as a two piece split foundation...both can be had at 10" or 5" high. You'll add $150.00 for the splits. White Glove Delivery is free and there's no sales tax.
These EverEden Latex Mattresses are made of the highest quality Latex available. There are No Fillers, No Synthetics, No Chemicals…just Pure, 100%, All-Natural Latex.
Again, delivery is free and there's no sales tax.
If your back pain is from your worn mattress, either of these will work fine and for a very long time. If your back pain is due to disc problems...Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD), Herniated Discs., or Bulging Discs., then an all latex mattress may not work as well as an innerspring with latex. There are lots of brands with innerspring units that have no latex in them, that will require a separate latex topper. We also carry brands with innersprings that are already upholstered with all natural latex...eliminating the need for a separate latex topper. Natura's Greenspring line comes with white glove delivery and is a good option. Shown here: https://themattressexpert.com/natura-greenspring-pocketed-coil-mattresses/
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