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Shopping for Memory Foam Mattress Pads

Shopping for Memory Foam Mattress Pads

Memory foam mattress pads provide both comfort and support and can be a cheap alternative to replacing a regular mattress and boxspring set.

According to Dr Michael Brooks, it is estimated that 8 million Britons suffer from back pain, which makes it the number one reason people are scheduling appointments with a doctor. Surgery is rarely necessary, and back pain can be reduced and even eliminated through stretching, exercises that strengthen the back and using memory foam mattress pads.

Benefits of Using Memory Foam Products

Bed mattresses can be very expensive so an alternative to buying a brand new mattress set would be to purchase a memory foam mattress pad that can be placed on top of the existing mattress. This won’t be very beneficial if the current mattress has sagging spots, but if the mattress is still fairly supportive adding a foam pad can make it more comfortable and provide the back and spine with the support it needs.

Memory foam mattress pads can promote a good night’s sleep. Sleeping on a mattress that isn’t very supportive can actually prevent a person from getting the good quality sleep that the body needs to recover leaving a feeling of grogginess upon waking in the morning.

Purchase Memory Foam Mattress Pads from UK Manufacturers

While mattress pads manufactured in other countries may be cheaper it’s also possible that they contain harmful chemicals like formaldehyde. It’s important to use caution because sometimes companies will outsource the foam-making to other countries in order to cut costs. If there’s any doubt on whether a foam mattress pad has been made in the United States it’s better to speak with a company representative to be sure.

Finding the Best Memory Foam Pad for You

The first step in finding the best product is by doing a lot of research. While you can find plenty of cheap mattresses to buy online, the cheapest may not be the best. The first thing to do would be to make a list of all of the memory foam mattress pads that seem like good products. Then it’ll be time to narrow that list down to include only those that contain foam manufactured in the United States. From there a final decision can be made by reading online reviews and talking with friends or family members who have personally used some kind of mattress pad and who are able to provide some feedback.

Even though so many millions of people are suffering from back pain it doesn’t mean the pain needs to stick around forever. Regular stretching, strength exercises and a good supportive mattress or mattress pad can greatly reduce back pain and help everybody get some good quality sleep.