I hope you can help me.
I have a lot of sleep issues and need help choosing the right mattress.
I've had insomnia for more than 25 years.
I am the lightest sleeper on the face of the Earth!
If my boyfriend slightly moves a foot, I wake.
Also, I have DDD, degenerative disc disease in my low back.
If a mattress is not firm enough, my lower back kills the next day.
I prefer to sleep on my stomach, but I toss throughout the night because of my back.
I also have severe airborne allergies.
My doctors have recommended that I get a new mattress.
He said to encase it in a product that keeps allergens and critters from entering and staying in the mattress.
Can you recommend a product?
In the 3 years I've been with my boyfriend I've only been able to successfully sleep with him when we stay at very nice hotels on very nice king beds.
This is hard on a relationship when you can't sleep in the same bed!
So, I have a lot of issues, please give me some recommendations for an appropriate king size bed.
Thank you, Adrienne
I have a couple of tips and solutions for you.
Let's start with the mattress...one that uses an individually pocketed coil mattress, which provides the best degree of motion reduction....like the coil system used at most hotels.
This will address your DDD by giving your back the proper support it needs.
This coil system maintains the natural alignment of your spine.
In this mattress, there is no memory foam.
Memory foam is made of toxic chemicals that off gas in the home.
This will greatly reduce your allergy problem.
The mattress, to which I refer, is made by Natura.
It's the Natura of Canada Greenspring in Luxury Firm, Shown here:
Natura Greenspring™ mattresses feature a 5 zone pocketed coil system for targeted support. Alternating layers of plant based CertiPUR® foam with All-Natural Talalay Latex, topped with NaturaWool™ and Tencel blend stretch-knit fabric, deliver the latest in sleep technology.
To protect your mattress from dust mites and dampness, use a "Gotcha Covered" Organic Waterproof Mattress Protector. It does a fantastic job, sleeps cool, and doesn't shrink.
Our fitted sheet style mattress protector is designed to be undetectable under your fitted sheet. First, we started with an incredibly soft 100% GOTS certified organic cotton jersey sleeping surface.
The Mattress comes with White Glove Delivery, which includes set-up in your bedroom and removal of your old mattress. The Mattress Protector arrives by mail.
The prices, shown, are complete...including shipping and tax.
And finally, something that perhaps you've never considered.
I, too, am a light sleeper. One of the things that has helped me, greatly, is to block out all sounds.
I buy the child size round opaque ear plugs that you can buy at any pharmacy.
The depth and length of sleep I get when using them, is more than I would have thought.
Also, take some melatonin at bedtime. It helps.
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