3 Common Misconceptions About Adjustable Bed Systems


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Adjustable beds aren’t just for hospitals anymore.

These electric beds, which can allow you to sleep with your torso elevated, are quickly becoming popular among consumers looking to improve the quality of their sleep and feel more refreshed and pain-free each day.

However, a number of misconceptions still surround these beds, and may put some people off from getting one — even if they’d benefit immensely from sleeping in an adjustable bed.

Are you as knowledgeable about the advantages of adjustable bed systems as you think you are? Find out with this list of the three biggest misconceptions surrounding these beds along with the truths behind them:

Myth: Sleeping upright is uncomfortable

The exact opposite is true. When your upper body is elevated as you sleep, you get vital neck and spine support, preventing pain and tension and providing relief from unwanted strain. Additionally, you’re less likely to unconsciously change positions while you sleep if your upper body is elevated.

Myth: Only hospitals have adjustable beds

As time goes on, this is increasingly untrue. In fact, thousands of people just like you are turning to adjustable bed systems as a way to sleep more soundly at night. There are countless potential benefits to sleeping in an adjustable bed; they may be able to stop snoring, prevent heartburn, improve your breathing and much more.

Myth: I don’t need as much sleep if I’m older

Many people put off purchasing an adjustable bed because they don’t think they need as much sleep as they get older. Seniors need just as much — if not more — sleep as younger adults. As we age, hormonal and body clock changes make it harder for us to get to sleep at night. Adjustable bed systems can make it easy to get the recommended eight hours of sleep you need every night.

Have any other questions about the best types of adjustable beds and electric beds for enhancing your sleep quality? Ask us anything by leaving a comment below.

Craftmatic® Adjustable Beds equipped with optional heat and massage also may provide temporary relief from: • Low Back Pain • Minor Aches and Pains Due to Muscular Fatigue or Overexertion • Edema or Swelling of the Legs • Poor Local Blood Circulation of the Legs • Symptoms of Hiatus Hernia • Nighttime Heartburn • Symptoms of Gastric Reflux • The optional heating accessory provides temporary relief from Mild Arthritis and Joint Pain, as well as Muscle Pain Associated with Stress and Tension • Sleeping in an upright position may Reduce or Ease Light and Occasional Snoring

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