Many years ago, I bought a Sealy SpringFree Beachside Latex Mattress from you that we have loved.
It’s lived quite a life span but needs to be replaced now. Can you recommend one just like it?
Just a bit about me. I’m 73 now, so pressure points need to be comfortable.
I’m 5’6”, have a bad back that’s killing me lately, weigh 180, most of which are in my stomach, hips and butt. Side sleeper 90%/back sleeper/10%.
I need a full-size mattress (sleep with 3 furbabies) with good edge support.
I sleep only on one side of it, and spend 4 or more hours with my elbow digging into the bed while on my side watching tv. Like the Sealy was, I need a bed that’s easy to turn or move around on – NO sinking or sagging.
I’m like the old Princess who could feel a pea if it were under her mattress.
This is my last hurrah for buying a mattress. For health and financial reasons, I can’t ‘afford’ to make a mistake (not that anyone can, I know..) So, I’m turning to you… What do you think I should do?
Any advice would be sooo appreciated.
You may or may not need a new mattress.
It’s the soft poly foam on top of that Beachside which has worn.
I recommend getting someone to flip the mattress over for you.
The flip side exposes the firm latex core.
Add to that, a Suite Sleep 3” Soft Vita Talalay Latex Topper for the surface comfort you want….shown here:
100% All-Natural Vytex Dunlop Latex Mattress Toppers. Ever-Eden’s Vytex Dunlop is, virtually, Allergen Free. And while the Vytex Dunlop comes in the same 2 choices of comfort levels, Dunlop is a more dense material and does not have as supple a feel as the Talalay Latex Toppers.
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There’s no point in discussing a mattress at this time.
Things change regularly in this industry.
The topper should be all you need for, maybe, years.
You might try the topper on both sides of your mattress and use it on whichever side produces the better result.
You’ll, likely, to be able to use that same topper on whatever mattress comes next.
We recommend using a waterproof mattress protector with every mattress.
Keeping the upholstery materials clean and dry will extend the life of the mattress.
My husband and I are looking to replace a (just) 4-year-old queen Serta Perfect Sleeper mattress.
We're VERY disappointed in it's fast depressions and sagging, and we both suffer misery nightly.
It gives me pressure point, hips and shoulder pain and numbness in my arm.
My husband is suffering with general, overall soreness.
We've always had Cushion Firm mattresses. But, the last two we've had, have failed very quickly.
What you say, about the decline of quality in these mattresses, is very true.
We're now better educated, thanks to you, and are so nonplussed about the idea of buying another typical innerspring mattress, and setting ourselves up for more early planned obsolescence.
I'm 55 years, 5'4" and about 140 pounds, and have had severe scoliosis since my teenage years.
I need the fusion surgery but have no plans to get it, ever. I'm a side and stomach sleeper.
My husband is 53 years, 5'9" and about 170 pounds. Side and back sleeper. No health problems. Snores! :)
I don't know that we can afford an all-latex mattress...or if that would be the best thing for my scoliosis.
After reading your site and blog, I'm wondering if the Simmons Beautyrest Platinum Gibson Grove Luxury Firm with a Pure Bliss Plush latex topper would be ideal...or if the Extra Firm would be better...or what?
I just keep thinking about my pressure points, which make my legs ache for hours after I get up.
And for the topper, would 2" or 3" inches be better?
Oh the choices. My head spins. I'd be so grateful for your help!
Many thanks, Lisa
That you've been reading is extremely helpful to both of us.
In doing so, you now have a handle on what it is you should have and why.
The Simmons Beautyrest Platinum Gibson Grove is an ideal choice.
The individually pocketed coils provide firm support that maintains the natural alignment of your spine.
The extra firm model, for a side sleeping female, will apply too much pressure on your hip.
However, the extra firm will be better for your severe scoliosis.
Using a Pure Bliss 3" Plush Natural Talalay Latex Topper will offset the pressure at the hip.
The Natura GreenSpring series combines the natural elements commonly found in Natura, such as wool and latex, but it has a specially designed pocketed coil system to provide your body with extra support.
These mattresses come with white glove delivery, which includes removal of your old mattress.
Delivery is free and there's no sales tax.
Keeping your mattress clean and dry will increase longevity.
Use our Organic Cotton Waterproof Mattress Protector.
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