Adjustable Bed Base Guide – REM-Fit
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The Advantages of Sleeping on an Adjustable Base

Ever since Goldilocks walked in to that cottage, we’ve known that some beds are just right. Yet for some reason most of us walk in to a store and grab a generic mattress. Rather than risk a bed being too hard, too soft, or just wrong - get yourself one with an adjustable base.

The Advantages of Sleeping on an Adjustable Base

Ever since Goldilocks walked in to that cottage, we’ve known that some beds are just right. Yet for some reason most of us walk in to a store and grab a generic mattress. Rather than risk a bed being too hard, too soft, or just wrong - get yourself one with an adjustable base.

What an adjustable base does

Modern technology has created beds frames that move with the click of a button. You and your partner can alter your personal incline to elevate your head enough to read a book. Do they snore and you can’t catch a wink? Adjustable bed frames can make them more comfortable to alleviate those symptoms. Or maybe you just want to put your feet up after a long day. Rather than chuck a clunky pillow under your knees, a click of a button raises the lower bed frame for your comfort.

Adjustable bases are brilliant tools to find your ideal sleeping or relaxing position. Even if you just want to lay flat at night and recline while you read, an adjustable base provides that option with ease. Improve your overall rest and relaxation by finding your specific adjustable bed setting.

"I've never had an adjustable base before and love this one. When my husband starts snoring in the middle of the night, I just hit the snore button and the base raises his head, instead of me having to shake him."

- MIKA, NOV 30, 2018

athletic couple stretching on bed

How it improves sleep quality

Your bed and mattress affect your sleep quality whether you want to believe it or not. Something you count on for support over ⅓ of your lifetime easily changes comfort, depth, and efficiency of sleep. The optimum ratio of base-to-mattress showed a close relationship with sleep quality for study participants. Even though these results were subjective, wouldn’t you enjoy self-reported improved sleep?

Moreover, when scientists took EEG measurements of brain activity, bed comfort increased deep sleep and lowered skin temperature. They even found that participants sleeping on uncomfortable mattresses had a greater risk of waking up soon after sleep onset.

Since characteristics of sleep postures, habits, and behaviors vary, once size really doesn’t fit all. An adjustable bed creates your ideal sleep haven.

Improves support

If you suffer from back pain, sleeping on an adjustable bed can improve your support. Lying flat for hours on an uncomfortable mattress adds unnecessary pressure to the low back, and being on your stomach twists your neck. Side-sleepers might find relief, but then you run in to shoulder pain and a numb arm. How is anyone supposed to sleep well with this much discomfort?

A study examining mattresses and spinal distortion found altering the angle can relieve pressure in specific regions. As expected, increased body weight amongst the groups resulted in larger maximum pressure, especially in the hips. Yet statistically significant levels of pressure in the thoracic spine depended on the quality of mattress.

As low back pain is often associated with lumbar lordosis (lower back arch) and weak abdominals, creating a neutral spine/hip alignment adds support. Elevating the hips and upper back slightly creates a neutral pelvic tilt to counteract this issue.

Improves circulation

After a long day standing or sitting, your blood tends to collect in the veins of the lower body. Elevation of feet at night recycles that blood to improve circulation and bring venous output back to the heart. However, long-term elevation leads to numbness and tingling in legs with restricted blood flow. Your best bet is adjusting the bed frame to get a comfortable elevation in both the upper and lower body.

Additionally, studies have shown different postural positions from sitting to supine affect cardiac output, stroke volume, and blood pressure. Pregnant women especially benefit from a slight tilt to alleviate pressure on the inferior vena cava. Changing your positioning for an eight-hour stint on an adjustable bed could help you wake up more refreshed.

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Improves sex

It doesn’t take a scientist to realize that if you’re constantly annoyed with your partner tossing and turning, your sex life could suffer. Rather than looking forward to intimacy in bed, you’re left dreading each other’s snoring and discomfort. Better sleep improves sex by increasing oxytocin and lowering stress. Sleeping on an adjustable base can make you and your partner happier, creating a positive environment between the sheets.

couple in bed drinking coffee

Help reduce snoring

Due to gravity, lying supine weighs heavily on the windpipe. Prolonged periods of pressure cause it to close up, and the resulting compressed air travel results in snoring. Adjustable frames lift your head and neck to keep the windpipe in its natural position. Rather than restrict the flow of oxygen, air will flow freely, sinus pressure decreases, and uninterrupted sleep.

Eases pressure on joints

Have you ever noticed that hospital beds are adjustable? In an effort to relieve pain, hospitals have long positioned patients in a slight recumbent position. Known as Fowler’s position, lying accordingly relieves some of the pressure from being in bed for long periods. Different positions of incline remove some of the stress on joints, especially the lower back and neck. In addition to bed position, foam mattress material reduces pressure up to 30% when compared to spring mattresses. After a long day of being on your feet or sitting at a desk, put yourself in an ideal position for relief to get the best night’s sleep.

What an adjustable base does

Modern technology has created beds frames that move with the click of a button. You and your partner can alter your personal incline to elevate your head enough to read a book. Do they snore and you can’t catch a wink? Adjustable bed frames can make them more comfortable to alleviate those symptoms. Or maybe you just want to put your feet up after a long day. Rather than chuck a clunky pillow under your knees, a click of a button raises the lower bed frame for your comfort.

Adjustable bases are brilliant tools to find your ideal sleeping or relaxing position. Even if you just want to lay flat at night and recline while you read, an adjustable base provides that option with ease. Improve your overall rest and relaxation by finding your specific adjustable bed setting.

"I've never had an adjustable base before and love this one. When my husband starts snoring in the middle of the night, I just hit the snore button and the base raises his head, instead of me having to shake him."

- MIKA, NOV 30, 2018

How it improves sleep quality

Your bed and mattress affect your sleep quality whether you want to believe it or not. Something you count on for support over ⅓ of your lifetime easily changes comfort, depth, and efficiency of sleep. The optimum ratio of base-to-mattress showed a close relationship with sleep quality for study participants. Even though these results were subjective, wouldn’t you enjoy self-reported improved sleep?

Moreover, when scientists took EEG measurements of brain activity, bed comfort increased deep sleep and lowered skin temperature. They even found that participants sleeping on uncomfortable mattresses had a greater risk of waking up soon after sleep onset.

Since characteristics of sleep postures, habits, and behaviors vary, once size really doesn’t fit all. An adjustable bed creates your ideal sleep haven.

athletic couple stretching on advanced cooling memory foam mattress

Improves support

If you suffer from back pain, sleeping on an adjustable bed can improve your support. Lying flat for hours on an uncomfortable mattress adds unnecessary pressure to the low back, and being on your stomach twists your neck. Side-sleepers might find relief, but then you run in to shoulder pain and a numb arm. How is anyone supposed to sleep well with this much discomfort?

A study examining mattresses and spinal distortion found altering the angle can relieve pressure in specific regions. As expected, increased body weight amongst the groups resulted in larger maximum pressure, especially in the hips. Yet statistically significant levels of pressure in the thoracic spine depended on the quality of mattress.

As low back pain is often associated with lumbar lordosis (lower back arch) and weak abdominals, creating a neutral spine/hip alignment adds support. Elevating the hips and upper back slightly creates a neutral pelvic tilt to counteract this issue.

man stretching with REM-Fit gear

Improves circulation

After a long day standing or sitting, your blood tends to collect in the veins of the lower body. Elevation of feet at night recycles that blood to improve circulation and bring venous output back to the heart. However, long-term elevation leads to numbness and tingling in legs with restricted blood flow. Your best bet is adjusting the bed frame to get a comfortable elevation in both the upper and lower body.

Additionally, studies have shown different postural positions from sitting to supine affect cardiac output, stroke volume, and blood pressure. Pregnant women especially benefit from a slight tilt to alleviate pressure on the inferior vena cava. Changing your positioning for an eight-hour stint on an adjustable bed could help you wake up more refreshed.

couple in bed drinking coffee

Improves sex

It doesn’t take a scientist to realize that if you’re constantly annoyed with your partner tossing and turning, your sex life could suffer. Rather than looking forward to intimacy in bed, you’re left dreading each other’s snoring and discomfort. Better sleep improves sex by increasing oxytocin and lowering stress. Sleeping on an adjustable base can make you and your partner happier, creating a positive environment between the sheets.

athletic couple on advanced cooling memory foam mattress

Help reduce snoring

Due to gravity, lying supine weighs heavily on the windpipe. Prolonged periods of pressure cause it to close up, and the resulting compressed air travel results in snoring. Adjustable frames lift your head and neck to keep the windpipe in its natural position. Rather than restrict the flow of oxygen, air will flow freely, sinus pressure decreases, and uninterrupted sleep.

Eases pressure on joints

Have you ever noticed that hospital beds are adjustable? In an effort to relieve pain, hospitals have long positioned patients in a slight recumbent position. Known as Fowler’s position, lying accordingly relieves some of the pressure from being in bed for long periods. Different positions of incline remove some of the stress on joints, especially the lower back and neck. In addition to bed position, foam mattress material reduces pressure up to 30% when compared to spring mattresses. After a long day of being on your feet or sitting at a desk, put yourself in an ideal position for relief to get the best night’s sleep.