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What type of Mattress suits you?

If you are interested to know which type is suitable for your sleeping needs, keep on reading

Published: Aug 31, 2020 03:35:08 PM IST
Updated: Aug 31, 2020 03:55:12 PM IST

What type of Mattress suits you?
Sleeping is one of the most essential parts of the day. It is when the body conducts chemical processes involving the cells and the hormones to promote a better quality of brain function as we wake up and work through the day. As the act of snoozing is important, the way you do it indicates the result. Most people are having a hard time trying to sleep at night because of some external factors like light, noise, humidity, and comfort.

Mattresses are the most important of all sleeping stuff. It determines the relaxation one can achieve while sleeping. Today, there exist several types, sizes, and materials of mattresses. If you are interested to know which type is suitable for your sleeping needs, keep on reading.

Helpful Tips in Choosing a Mattress

1.   Know the Purpose:

Foams are usually made for various purposes. Although the general reason for manufacturing it is for sleeping, mattresses serve a different advantage. 

Common Types of Mattresses

Pillow Top

This type of mattress is intended for side sleepers. It is usually a sort of a  mattress put on top of another to allow soft and cushion feeling while lying. It is another option given to those who do not want a memory foam type of smart gel type of bed.


Smart gels are added to the mattress to help you dissipate body heat more effectively. This is perfect for those who cannot sleep because of too much humidity.

Memory Foam

Memory foams are a famous type of sleeping mattresses because it is sustainable. It provides great support to all side sleepers because it gives comfort to your shoulders and hips while you are sleeping.

Air Bed

Air beds consist of chambers where the air is put to provide the primary support. This type of bed is good for couples with diverse firmness needs and for back sleepers.

Water Bed

Water beds are made with water inside for the back sleepers. There are two kinds of water beds. They vary on flexibility and support. You can choose whichever type does not distract your sleep.

2.   Set a Price Range

Maybe getting the most expensive one will give you the best comfort, but that does not always apply to all. Your comfort depends on your own preference and sleeping position. Setting a budget for your desired mattress must be reasonable. The higher the quality, the higher the price. Although, there are many small manufacturers that offer maximum quality and affordability. Brands are just names, choose what will work efficiently and effectively for you.

3.   Always stick to Quality

Quality is always neglected whenever such claims like aesthetics, affordability, and sale arise. It is always nice to purchase something that will look good but your goal should always be to experience comfort through quality, not beauty.

4.   Know the Material

It will all go down to the type of material used in manufacturing. If you are the type of person to get along with what's present then you surely do not even want to read this part. It is always the material that decides comfort. It is wise to choose materials that are temperature-regulating, movement absorbing, and pressure relief rendering.

It will always be nice to wake up on the right side of the bed. Purchase only the best that suits your sleeping needs. For more information about mattresses and the top-selling types of beds today, visit

Disclaimer: The views, suggestions and opinions expressed here are the sole responsibility of the experts. No Forbes India journalist was involved in the writing and production of this article.