Adjustable Beds Benefits & Disadvantages
The demand for adjustable beds in the last few years has increased significantly. Most people now prefer buying an adjustable bed over a regular bed.
Is it a wise decision?
In fact, it’s a wise decision as the benefits associated with an adjustable bed easily outweigh the disadvantages.
Where it all started?
Basic: Well, adjustable beds were earlier termed as either hospital beds or electric beds. Other than the comfort of adjusting (lifting) the head section, there was no other real comfort factor attached to it.
However, with evolving technology a number of features were added, and can be operated from wireless remote control.
All of these contributed to increased comfort with several health benefits.
Furthermore, with more number of players getting involved in the business, there was a rise in competition between the companies. This competition resulted in price decline, making adjustable beds more affordable.
Another interesting factor is that companies are also offering easy financing options for prospective buyers of adjustable beds. Following is the list of advantages.
Poor sleeping posture results in a number of health issues, from back pain, neck and shoulder pain to acidity and digestion problems.
By raising the head and feet sections of adjustable beds, the sleeping posture can be corrected for proper spine alignment. This relieves stress off your back.
Lower back pain, after a certain age is quite normal these days. This could be avoided with a slight posture correction when you rest in your bed.
Slight tilting of head section offers much required support to your back thus reducing the risk of developing back pain in the long run.
There are few premium adjustable beds that even come with lumbar adjustment. If you happen to either work from your bed or have the habit of reading before heading to sleep, having lumbar support can be of immense help.
The most annoying problem faced by most couples is snoring. In certain extreme cases, snoring issue had been the point of friction between couples, few filing for divorce as well.
Adjustable beds solve snoring issue by simply raising the head section by 30 degrees.
Heartburn / Acid reflux
For food lovers, acid reflux is a thing of concern. On certain occasions we tend enjoy a good dinner, a bit spicy sometimes but all that results in severe acid reflux hurting you badly.
However, slight lifting of head section by few degrees can be an effective solution to heartburn issues.
All these we talked about the comfort offered by mattresses but now adjustable beds bring a lot more comfort to your sleep.
Enjoy different inclinations
If the mattress gives a great feel to your body, adjustable beds provide a host of inclinations. You can read books, watch TV, work on your laptop and enjoy ultimate relaxation with zero-gravity position.
The comfort of massage
The creamiest feature is the massage. A wonderful massage after a long day at work is the most relaxing thing to enjoy.
Premium adjustable beds offer a variety of massage modes with different intensities and times.
Most of the adjustable beds come with wireless remote control and very few basic adjustable beds have wired remotes.
Premium adjustable beds offer touch sensitive remote controls. In case of split king adjustable beds, there are two separate remotes to control each bed individually.
You can also pair these remotes to control them together.
Adjustable bed sizes
These beds are available in all different sizes including twin, twin xl, queen, king and split king.
Well, regular mattresses are not suggested for use on adjustable beds.
Hence, most companies are now offering compatible mattresses that work in line with adjustable bed operations.
The mattresses are specifically designed to align with the bed and not get damaged.
Under the bed lighting and torch
Mid-range and premium adjustable beds come with under the bed lighting.
This is non-intrusive illumination that helps you get in and out of the bed with ease at night hours.
Additionally, most remote controls have torch feature embedded.
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