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How To Know If You Need A New Mattress

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Bedland’s Guide To Knowing When To Buy A New Mattress

We often take the mattress that we sleep on for granted and barely give it a second thought. However, we spend up to a third of our lives sleeping, and so having a mattress that is comfortable yet still supportive is vital for not only a good night’s sleep but for your health too.

How The Wrong Mattress Can Affect Your Health

  • Can lead to poor moods, causing you to be potentially more moody and less attentive
  • Increase stress levels which can lead to increased feelings of anxiety, depression, feeling more worried or nervous than usual
  • Affects your decision making and judgement skills, as well as your long- or short-term memory abilities
  • Can cause your immune system to be lowered which in turn can make you more vulnerable to infections
  • Increase your risk of chronic illnesses such as obesity, heart disease, high-blood pressure and diabetes

Top 5 Signs That Indicate You Need A New Mattress

  1. Your mattress is older than 8 to 10 years old

Most of us are guilty of not keeping track of how old our mattress is, however, it is a general rule of thumb that you should get a new mattress every 8 to 10 years. You use your mattress every single day, and so the wear and tear on it, as well as the build up of dust mites, dead skin and sweat over the years is more than reason enough for an update.
  1. Your body is stiff, achy or sore when you get out of bed

While wear and tear is normal in mattresses, however, if the wear and tear is getting so bad on the foam and springs within the mattress that it starts to sag in certain places, this can cause misalignment in your spine and pressure-points in your body while you sleep. If this happens to your mattress you will find it difficult to get comfortable when going to bed and will most likely toss and turn throughout the night which can result in stiff shoulders, neck and back.
  1. You wake up tired

 A good night’s rest is meant to leave you refreshed and revitalised. However, if you find yourself waking up every day feeling tired, lethargic and struggling to get out of bed you are probably spending most of the night tossing and turning due to your uncomfortable mattress.
  1. There are visible dents, lumps or sagging in your mattress

We all have that one spot on our bed that is our go to place to lay down and relax. We may spend hours every day on the same spot of the mattress and so it is going to dip slightly. If you find that you do not feel properly supported the structure of the mattress may be compromised in some way which will have a direct negative impact on your sleep.
  1. You experience a sudden increase in allergies or asthma at night

Your mattress is a magnet for dust mites, dead skin cells and sweat which build up over time. If you suddenly experience a dramatic increase in allergies or cold-like symptoms such as sneezing or coughing when you go to bed, during the night or when you wake up in the morning, you may find that your mattress is potentially to blame. While using a dust mite resistant mattress cover or investing in a latex/memory-foam mattress can help prevent dust-mites breeding in your bed, it cannot guarantee it, and your dead skin cells, sweat and dust will still build up within your mattress.