Sleep problems plague many people in the United States. While it is recommended that adults sleep at least seven to nine hours a night, most people are not able to follow that advice. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported that nearly 35% of people report getting less than seven hours of sleep per night. This can cause serious health problems. Moreover, people who get less than seven hours of sleep at night are more likely to fall asleep unintentionally during the day. Having a good supportive bed can help in a lot of ways to help you get undisturbed sleep.
Tips for Picking the Right Adjustable Bed:
- Look at adjustable mattresses first. Finding the right adjustable bed mattress for you should be where you start your search. Finding a mattress that can provide you comfort while sleeping should be for first real goal. Some people sleep better on a harder mattress while others prefer a softer mattress. You spend a lot of time in bed so this should be really one you like. When selecting a supportive bed, make sure you find one with a mattress you can live with.
- Make sure you know how to use it. Most adjustable beds are pretty simple but it does not matter how great a bed is, if you cannot use it, it is not the bed for you.
- Ask about the warranty. You need a supportive bed that comes with a good warranty. Unlike traditional beds, these beds have moving parts that can break or malfunction. Talk to the dealer about their warranty. No bed lasts forever and you need to have all the details about the warranty before you make that purchase. Ask what their customer service policy is. Who can you call if you have a problem with your new supportive bed? Remember to ask about what is and is not covered by the warranty and how long it lasts.
- Ask about setting up the bed. Some stores will send someone to help set up your bed. If you are unsure about what to do with the bed once you have gotten it home, ask the store or company what their policy is.
- Adjustable beds can be great for a number of reasons. If you suffer from any kind of acid reflux, having the ability to raise the head of the bed can help you sleep better. Many gastroenterologists recommend that their patients with acid reflux and other stomach disorders sleep with their head elevated.
- Additionally, many people report that they wake up at night because of pain they experience. Having an adjustable bed can reduce this by dispersing the pressure exerted on your body so that one area does not bear the brunt of it. This can help prevent one area from supporting the entire body while you sleep.
Insomnia is a big problem in the United States. Some studies show that more than 90% of people wake up once or more during the night. Nearly 25% of all adults suffer from insomnia and the problem costs the economy $63 billion in lost productivity.
If you are one of the millions of Americans who suffer from insomnia or just want a better night?s sleep, finding a more supportive bed may be the right thing for you.
Adjustable beds equipped with optional heat and massage, may provide temporary relief of 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, symptoms of gastric reflux, nighttime heartburn. 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.