Are memory foam mattresses toxic?

Answer On One Hand: Some Level of ToxicityTraditional memory foam mattresses are made from a product called polyurethane, which, as The Healthiest Life blog explains, is a petroleum-based product. The che... Read More »

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Are memory foam mattresses really better than traditional mattresses?

Honestly, it is all up to personal taste. As others have stated, they do tend to trap in body heat. Also, if you do not have a waterproof mattress pad they will soak up moisture like a sponge, whic... Read More »

Are memory foam mattresses hot?

On One Hand: Heat SensitivityMemory foam mattresses are temperature sensitive, which is actually how they effectively support sleepers. The viscoelastic (memory foam) conforms to bodies through bod... Read More »

How to Evaluate Memory Foam Mattresses?

Memory foam (also known as visco-elastic foam) was developed by NASA to reduce the impact of g-forces on astronauts in space. Memory foam is now widely used in commercially produced mattresses for ... Read More »

Are memory foam mattresses any good?

On One Hand: Comfort and SupportThe dense memory foam used in mattresses molds itself to your body, offering complete support without pressure points. Spring mattresses offer uneven support at best... Read More »