We spent around a third of our lives in bed, so if you’re having difficulty sleeping, one of the first things to look at is your bed.
What you sleep on plays a huge part in how well you doze. A comfortable, supportive bed can make the difference between a restorative night’s sleep and poor quality sleep that results in tiredness and fatigue, with research showing that sleeping on an uncomfortable bed could rob you of up to an hour’s sleep.
While you could be doing all the right things when it comes to sleep – eating the right foods, exercising regularly, switching off gadgets before bedtime, winding down properly and sleeping in a cool, quiet and dark bedroom – if you’re sleeping on an old, unsupportive and unhealthy bed you STILL won’t get a refreshing night’s sleep.
How to determine if your bed would improve your chances of a better night’s sleep…