Category: News

July 9, 2015

Natural Latex vs. Synthetic: What’s the Difference?

Published originally 11/27/2012: We received a phone call recently from a gentleman who was frustrated with his latex research. I informed him that “There’s natural latex, and then there’s synthetic latex.” His reply was, “Well, but latex is latex is latex, right?” The answer is absolutely not. As a matter of fact, there is a…

July 9, 2015

Is ‘Soy Latex’ Natural?

As a reminder, there are 2 general types of latex foam: natural and polyurethane. NATURAL LATEX: Made of sap derived from the Hevea Brasiliensis (rubber) tree 100% natural latex is incredibly durable and mold/mildew/dust mite resistant Can be manufactured in 2 different ways to create different firmness levels/support: Talalay and Dunlop. Talalay involves a freezing…

September 2, 2014

14 Reasons You’re Tired All the Time

Lack of sleep isn’t the only thing sapping your energy. Little things you do (and don’t do) can exhaust you both mentally and physically, which can make getting through your day a chore. Here, experts reveal common bad habits that can make you feel tired, plus simple lifestyle tweaks that will put the pep back…

June 8, 2014

Lost Sleep Can Lead to Weight Gain

The best path to a healthy weight may be a good night’s sleep. For years researchers have known that adults who sleep less than five or six hours a night are at higher risk of being overweight. Among children, sleeping less than 10 hours a night is associated with weight gain. Now a fascinating new…

June 8, 2014

40 Facts About Sleep

40 FACTS ABOUT SLEEP YO U PROBABLY DIDN’T KNOW… (OR WERE TOO TIRED TO THINK ABOUT) What really strikes me “Seventeen hours of sustained wakefulness leads to a decrease in performance equivalent to a blood alcohol level of 0.05%.” -The record for the longest period without sleep is 18 days, 21 hours, 40 minutes during…

June 8, 2014

The Best Mattress For Side Sleepers

We decided to break things down in shorter (but still informative) essays more focused on main sleeping position. Go look in the mirror at yourself in a relaxed, standing position. Note the position of your shoulders in relation to both your hips and waist region. This is your neutral position. This is what the best…

June 8, 2014

The Best Mattress for Back Sleepers

The very best mattress for back sleepers will be the mattress that supports the body in a neutral position. What do we mean by that? Well, the best mattress will be able to not only support your body weight, but also simultaneously provide the proper contour necessary to maintain that neutral position. Your neutral position…