The memory foam mattress is made from a temperature-sensitive material which was first developed by NASA during the 60s. This technology only became available to producers of mattresses during the 80s and for many years, the memory foam mattress was a very expensive item, so it was only purchased by those who had plenty of cash to splash. However, as time has gone on, the technology has developed further and a number of companies are now producing their own memory foam products including mattresses, toppers and pillows so the market is much more competitive than it used to be.
This means that companies such as ours are able to sell good quality memory foam products at a very reasonable price. If you have been considering having a memory foam mattress but have been worried about the cost then you need to worry no longer. A memory foam mattress is considered to be the ultimate in comfort and when you want to change your mattress then this is something that you should seriously consider.
It is recommended that a standard mattress should be changed every few years in order to get the maximum benefits from it. However, there are also some negative effects from standard mattresses which include aches and pains from pressure points and many people find it difficult to get comfortable at night with a standard mattress.
The memory foam mattress reduces the possibility of aches and pains. The temperature-sensitive material is designed to react to the temperature of the body. When you lie down the areas of the mattress that are warming will become softer so that the material is moulded to the body shape. This shape indented into the mattress disappears when you move and the temperature returns to normal. This sensitivity means that the body can be supported in all the right places. Gone are the days when you need to spend hours each night just trying to get comfortable enough to fall asleep. A memory foam mattress means that you can get comfortable and fall asleep quickly in order to get good quality sleep.
You do not have to opt for a mattress if you would prefer a topper. This means that you can keep your existing mattress, adding a couple of inches of memory foam on top. This allows you to harness the benefits of the memory foam without making too many changes. A memory foam topper will allow you to extend the lifespan of your mattress. It is recommended to get a new mattress every few years, but memory foam products have been designed to last much longer, making them even more cost effective.
Even with the lower price tag of the modern memory foam products, you will be making a real investment if you choose them. This is not just an investment in comfort, but an investment in your health. The benefits of the memory foam mattresses are plentiful and you only have to try one once to see how your life will change for the better.