Posted on 21 March 2022
The memory foam mattress, ideal for relieving stress zones
Although there are models made of polyether foam, which are less and less common due to their lower quality, and polyurethane, which are appreciated for their low price, the most popular solution today is undoubtedly visco-elastic or memory foam, which adapts perfectly to the sleeper’s morphology thanks to the warmth it releases.
This type of mattress is generally suitable for all profiles, regardless of the sleeping position adopted in bed, and is ideal for soothing and relieving tension. It is therefore particularly recommended for back and neck pain. In addition, it provides a good level of independence, so that you are not disturbed by your partner’s movements.
On the other hand, memory foam is notably more sensitive to the ambient temperature, which can interfere with its level of firmness, and ensures less good heat management.
The spring mattress, a comfortable and reliable solution
The traditional solution par excellence, the innerspring mattress is still highly valued for its elasticity, strength and long-term reliability. Of the different types of springs available, pocket springs are the most popular: individually wrapped in a fabric bag, they are strong and discreet.
While it is equally important to ensure that the foam used to enclose the springs is also of high quality, it is essential to remember that the higher the number of springs, the more comfortable the mattress.
As opposed to foam mattresses, these mattresses provide very good ventilation and regulation of heat and humidity. This makes them ideal for people who tend to sweat at night or who live in hot and/or humid areas.
The choice of a mattress is of course very subjective in terms of comfort, but foam and spring mattresses are distinguished above all by their more enveloping nature in the case of the first one, and their excellent temperature and humidity management in the case of the second one.
Therefore, we believe that a memory foam mattress is ideal for sleepers of all profiles who are looking for a model that can comfortably adjust to their body shape, provided they do not tend to sweat too much. On the opposite, the pocket spring mattress offers good ventilation, stability and strength. It is also a good choice for heavier people.