A good night’s sleep is incredibly important for your health. In fact, it’s just as important as eating healthy and exercising. It’s like a battery recharging, the battery being our brain. Sleep isn’t merely a time when your body shuts off. The quality of your sleep directly affects your mental and physical health and the quality of your waking life, including your productivity, emotional balance, bran and heart health, immune system, creativity, vitality, and even your weight. The amount of sleep required varies according to age. Newborns require almost 16-18 hours and the requirement decreases as one grows older. Teenagers require an average of 9 hours and adults require an average of 7-8 hours. The elderly require 6-7 hours.
The quantity of sleep you get is important but it’s the quality of your sleep that you really have to pay attention to. One important factor that contributes to a good night’s sleep is the right mattress. Considering we spend around one-third of our life in bed it is worth doing some research into getting it right.
THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN BUYING A MATTRESS
Types Of Mattresses—
There are broadly five types of mattresses available in India:
-Memory Foam Mattresses
Brands Available In India—
Mattress Based On Sleeping Position—
Your sleeping position is also important when choosing your mattress. Whether you go for a memory foam mattress, latex mattress, coil mattress, it is important that you let your sleeping style dictate the choice of mattress firmness. Firm mattress tops are best suited if you sleep mostly on your back or stomach, giving you the proper comfort and support. Plush layer work best for helping sooth pressure points throughout your body as you sleep. Pillowtop mattress layers are constructed of a material soft enough to let your body sink in and are particularly suited to side sleepers.