Start Every Day with a Good Night’s Sleep

A good night’s sleep, just like proper diet and exercise, is essential to your mental, emotional and physical health. Yet many people just do not get the recommended amount of sleep needed each night to perform their best during the day. Instead, they sacrifice sleep and wake up to the consequences including difficultly concentrating, irritability,… Read More

A Comfortable Mattress: The Foundation of a Good Night’s Sleep

The “shelf life” of a mattress depends on several factors such as usage, quality and even your own changing comfort and support preferences. In general, a mattress set that has been in use for five to seven years may no longer provide proper comfort and support, and should be evaluated. A scientific study from Oklahoma… Read More

You May Need a New Mattress If…

Like your favorite old chair or worn pair of shoes, your mattress can still feel comfortable long after it has lost its ability to provide your body with the proper comfort and support it needs. Here are a few things to consider when deciding whether it’s time to buy a new mattress and boxspring/foundation: Your… Read More

Choice in Bedding Comfort

The right mattress for a great night’s sleep is the one that meets your personal needs for comfort and support. But before you start shopping for a new mattress, you will need to know some bedding basics. With some general mattress information on the variety of choices available, it will be easier to choose the… Read More

Additional Bedding Decisions

Regardless of the type of sleep system you decide to purchase, always evaluate a mattress for comfort, support, durability and space. The mattress that best addresses these needs is the mattress for you. Mattress Comfort Today’s top quality mattress/foundation ensembles are built for superior comfort. Luxurious new cushioning materials and extra-soft surface treatments create a… Read More

Bed Size Matters

Two people sleeping on a full sized (‘double’) mattress only have as much personal sleeping space as a baby in a crib. It is recommended that bed partners buy a mattress no smaller than a queen mattress. California King 72” x 84” King 76” x 80” Queen 60” x 80” Full (Double) 53” x 75”… Read More

Finding the Mattress of Your Dreams

Once you are familiar with the mattress options available, start the shopping process at a store that you know and trust. Remember, it is important to have an educated salesperson who can guide you through the many choices in bedding to help you find the mattress that best meets your personal preferences. At Midwest Mattress,… Read More

Create Your Sleep Sanctuary

While the mattress is the heart of your bedroom, other environmental elements such as lighting, color and accessories, play an important role in the total sleep experience. Your bedroom should be an oasis — a soothing space conducive to relaxation and indulgent comfort. Creating a sleep sanctuary does not have to be difficult or costly…. Read More

Midwest Mattress Better Sleep Tips

The sleep set is literally the foundation of your sleep. It’s important to make an overall commitment to healthy, restorative sleep. Here are some tips from Midwest Mattress and the Better Sleep Council for maintaining a healthy sleep cycle and ensuring the best night’s rest: make sleep a priority by keeping a consistent bedtime and… Read More

Resources

If you think you are suffering from a serious sleep problem, such as insomnia, sleep apnea, narcolepsy or restless leg syndrome, consult your doctor or a sleep specialist. For general questions and inquiries about sleep and sleep disorders, request consumer information from: National Center On Sleep Disorders Research – National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute… Read More