The secrets of a good night’s sleep: how to choose the right bed to sleep

Healthy and sound sleep promotes good health and mood. But the well-known formula that you need to sleep at least 8 hours a day, doesn’t always work.

We should not forget about the bed on which you sleep. How to choose and then to put the bed to sleep was correct and strong, knows Home.

Simple rules

  • Bed height should be above the knees of the person on 7-9 see
  • The length of the bed should be 10 cm more than the height of a man.
  • Bed width should be sufficient that a person could turn in my sleep.
  • Sleeping on your side. If you are accustomed to sleeping on your side, you need your spine to stay straight. So a softer mattress that will SAG in the shoulders and hips and provide necessary support to other parts of the body. Use a higher pillow to reduce strain in the neck.
  • Sleeping on the back. In this position it is necessary to provide support to the neck and the base of the spine. For this fit a mattress of medium hardness.
  • Sleeping on the stomach. This situation requires special support in the neck and the base of the spine. We recommend you to choose the most hard mattresses. A small pillow will help to avoid unnecessary tension in the neck.

Care tips

Even the best mattress becomes less comfortable, the padding and the filler accumulate harmful bacteria and dust. It is recommended to change a mattress every 8-10 years to sleep in a hygienic environment, but to prolong the life of the mattress, need proper care:

Change sheets at least once a week.
Before you lay fresh sheets, air the mattress for at least a couple of hours.

To evenly wear the mattress should from time to time to turn. And better to do it more often from the first months after purchase.

To keep the bed clean, use additional thin mattress and a removable cover that can be machine washed.

The secrets of proper sleep

• To sleep was strong, and the morning – refreshed and happy, before going to bed should not eat

• The ideal temperature in the bedroom should be about 17-18°C. the Bedroom should be aired and, if possible, leave the window open all night.

• Sounds and light stimulates the brain. Therefore, it is necessary to try that in the bedroom there was silence. To the room did not penetrate the light, the Windows are better to hang dark curtains.