Wanted your recommendation for a mattress and latex topper.
I weight 230, the wife is 120. Both of us sleep side and stomach sleepers.
I have back issues. My wife has hip issues.
We do seem to like the Westin Heavenly bed when we stay there, but see that they have little longevity.
What makes the Heavenly Bed so comfortable is the individually pocketed coils, which contour to the shape of the body, maintaining the natural alignment of the spine. The steel from which the coils are made is not tempered, so they don’t hold up very well. The upholstery materials aren’t that great, either...in terms of longevity.
My recommendation is for the Natura of Canada Greenspring Ultra Plush.
The coils system is the same as in the Heavenly Bed...with a higher coil count and double tempered steel. The upholstery is natural Talalay Latex, which is far superior to the upholstery materials used in the Heavenly Bed.
I’m hoping you can offer me a mattress recommendation.
My husband is 6’4” 220# and sleeps 50% on his back and 50% on his side.
He has back problems and prefers a firmer mattress as a result.
I am 5’2” 135#, a side sleeper, and have trouble with pain in shoulders and hips, so I need a soft surface.
We prefer a Cal King size.
Can you tell me if the mattress recommendation includes a box spring?
Can I use my old ones with a new mattress?
Thank you for your time,
I, too, am over 200 lbs. with a very bad back.
What he requires is a mattress that provides firm support, which does not mean that the surface must be firm as well. A comfortable sleeping surface relieves pressure at the hip and shoulder without sacrificing the underlying firm support.
I’m recommending the same mattress my wife and I sleep on at home.
She, too, is over 200 lbs.
And despite our weights, our mattress remains in like new condition after more than 5 years of use.
I sleep and wake without back pain, thanks to the firm individually pocketed coil system that maintains the natural alignment of the spine.
The upholstery material is latex, which is comfortable without allowing you to sink.
Latex is and has been the best upholstery material for the last 100 years.
There is no memory foam in this mattress, which is the worst upholstery material ever invented and most commonly used in today’s mattresses.
It isn’t recommended to use old foundations, as doing so immediately voids the warranty of the new mattress.
As you’ll see by the price difference, you’ll risk much to save little...the definition of penny wise and dollar foolish.
I recommend the 5” foundation for your ease of getting in and out of bed.
Here is a link to that mattress...the Natura of Canada Greenspring Ultra Plush.
My wife likes a soft mattress..."cloud-like" is the kind of feel she wants.
There's no problem finding mattresses that suit her.
The problem is that they cause me back pain and I find myself buying a new one very couple of years.
Mattresses are just too expensive to keep doing this.
I need a mattress that will hold a large man, relieve my back pain, last a decent amount of time, and make my wife happy. This "Happy wife, Happy Life" thing only goes so far. I'm not happy when my back hurts so much.
Please, recommend something that will make both of us happy.
What you want and need is easy to achieve, if you know what to buy.
This doesn't happen at most stores...or with any mattress alone.
Both of your needs and desires requires a two-part sleep system.
I have a similar situation at home, although, a bit different.
My wife has a sensitive hip that causes her pain, which requires a soft surface feel.
I have a very bad back. And we are, both, large people.
Your solution is the same as ours.
What we sleep on, at home, will work for you as well.
First, you need a mattress that is strong and durable enough to hold a large person, long term.
This mattress uses and individually pocketed coil system, designed to contour to the shape of the body and maintain the natural alignment of the spine. It's proper spinal alignment that will relieve your back pain.
Here is a link to that mattress...Natura of Canada Greenspring Ultra Plush.
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