Sealy Posturepedic Irresistible Mattress Review & Rating – Solid

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In the world of mattresses, the Sealy Posturepedic brand counts itself among the most-recognized brands in North America. And given their costs, there is no question why these mattresses account for the majority of Sealy’s sales. With the Sealy Posturepedic Irresistible mattress, consumers will have a better understanding of and appreciation for the strength of […]






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A Mattress Solution For Stomach Sleepers Seeking Softness

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Hi Pete! I need a new mattress! I currently have a Jamison Crest series plush, and its killing me & my husbands backs. We both have lower back problems, and I am a bit over weight, we both are stomach sleepers. We both usually wake up hurting worse than when we went to bed. We’re […]






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Air Mattresses – The Mattress Expert Highlights The Flaws

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What is your opinion of comfortaire mattresses? I am getting ready to buy a new mattress and I want an adjustable bed for my husband and I. Be sure to check out the Most Common Coil Mattress Problems before you buy your next mattress! Only at qmattresses.com. Hi Suzanne, I’ve never been a fan of […]






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Mattress Expert Offers Memory Foam Alternatives

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Any review of Sealy posturepedic model ultra firm name:Carrera/pepper mill/cross creek/bellezza (all the same model I am lead to believe). I’m interested in the ultafirm model with no EDTA padding, thank you! Looking for non-memory foam mattress ideas? Our Value Mattress Reviews provide a great starting point! Only at qmattresses.com Hi, The only padding creating […]






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Mattress Expert Offers Insight Into Trump Mattresses

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Hi Pete, I bought a Serta Trump home Piazza firm mattress for 1400 including tax. I would like to know if this price was excessive or on par with market trends. I would like to know if the selection was a good one. I am definitely comfortable except for some occasional neck pain. I still […]






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Sally’s Search For Chattam & Wells Mattress

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Hi Pete, We bought a Chattam & Wells Mattress about 9 years ago and we are ready for a new one. We have a ‘Camilla’ and would buy it all over again if I could just find it!! I live in the Denver, CO area – do you know where I can buy Chattam & […]






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Low-Down on Stearns & Foster Portofino Mattress Sold At Costco

I‘m interested in the Stearns & Foster mattress sold through Costco online. It’s co-branded with Costco’s brand “Kirkland” and its name is “Portofino Luxury Plush Euro Pillowtop Cal King”. Its specs say it is way up on the softer side of the scale though its coil gauge is listed as 13.75. Additionally, its thickness is […]






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The Mattress Expert Offers An Alternative To Simmons Beautyrest Haworth

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I am looking for two twin mattresses for my daughters room. I wanted to be in the 300 to 450 range and Sleepys had the Simmons Beautyrest Haworth Plush at $404 each. I have not taken the kids to the store to try out any yet, was in the research phase. I see you liked […]






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Problem With Novaform Mattress Topper Fitting Into Casing

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my novo foam mattress topper will not fit inside zipper casing. is there a trick to getting in? Check out the Best-Selling Memory Foam Mattress Pads at qmattresses.com. Hi Sally, We don’t sell that brand and have not had problems with the latex toppers and covers we do sell. In lieu of calling your Novo […]






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Mattress Expert Sets Record Straight On Stearns & Foster Silver Dream

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Hi, I am currently looking at the stearns and foster silver dream, which I know has had controversial reviews. I am considering it because it feels good to me and it happens to be clearanced by70% by a local store. It is the most recent model and I am considering the mattress only on a […]






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The Mattress Expert Recommends A Product For Children

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I have two children ages 3 and 12 who sleep at my house 5 nights a month. I need to buy two mattress and boxspring sets. I want to get quality mattresses, but don’t want to spend a fortune, as they will get minimal use at best. Recommendations? Be sure to check out all of […]






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An Opinion On Glenn’s Experience With A Kingsdown At A Sleepy’s Store

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We bought a Kingsdown king mattress from Sleepy’s in our area 1 month ago. The mattress was a floor model and was discounted substantially. In less then a month, both our body impressions are visible. Is this normal? We are not happy with this and would like your opinion. Thanks, Glenn See how our Kingsdown […]






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The Mattress Expert Guides Anne Through the Mattress Name Game

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Dear Peter I stayed at the Hotel delux in Portland. The bed was wonderdful I wrote them for the info on their bed and they wrote back with this info, but i cannot find it anywhere on the web. This is the info-can u decipher anything from this info? Plush Euro Pillow Top by Sealy […]






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Stearns & Foster Thurston House Offers Plush Luxury

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As a name that has become one of the most highly recognized within the luxury mattress segment, Stearns & Foster mattresses have plenty to offer consumers. What many will consider striking about the Stearns & Foster Thurston House mattress is that our high praises are for a plush mattress, something most people do not see […]






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The Mattress Expert Gives a Thumbs Up to the Stearns & Foster Shantel

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Hi , Two weeks ago my wife and I purchased a Simmons Beautyrest WC Lucetta plush super pillow top. Dont know if theres something defective in the mattress but is sagged alot with the first week even gave me back pain which i never suffer from. The company did offer to replace with the same […]






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Stearns & Foster or Simmons Beautyrest – The Mattress Expert Speaks

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Hi pete. I am debating between sf estate shantel and beautyrest brathwaite in firm models. I am 150 pounds and sleep on stomach and side. I read many negative reviews about sf, also about not having enought coils. Pls recommend and help Thx Greg Although the Stearns & Foster Estate Shantel is rated 3 stars […]






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The Mattress Expert Fills Margie In On A Mattress Warranty Concern

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I purchased a Stearns and Foster matress approx. 5/6 years ago at a furniture store in Florida. It has always been very confortable but latley past 6 months have noticed a large amount of sagging to the point that it affects the neck and back. I see that there is a 10 year guarentee with […]






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Browse Value Mattresses By Rating

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Given the state of the economy, there is no question that value-priced mattresses play an important role when it comes to helping so many people enjoy a good, quality night of sleep without forcing them to spend a bundle on a new mattress. Although experts remain divided about just how far the quality of low-cost […]






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Browse Mid-Market Mattresses By Rating

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Mid-Market mattresses account for a considerable amount of mattress sales across the industry. For our purposes, these mattresses are primarily sold in the $1,000 to $3,000 range after in-store or promotional discounts (our unique and exclusive Target Mattress Pricing feature provides a suggested discount value that shoppers should look for before buying a mattress – […]






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Simmons Beautyrest Legend Mattress Sets A High Standard

4 Stars Mattress Ratings

As at the time of publication, Simmons Beautyrest mattresses have a solid representation at the high end of our Mid-Range Mattress Ratings curve, with the Simmons Beautyrest World Class Brathwaite having earned a 5-Star rating and (now) 3 other Simmons Beautyrest products earning 4-Star ratings. To put that into perspective, consider that only 2 mattresses […]






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Stearns & Foster Cora Luxury Mattress A True Mid-Market Product

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When it comes to affordable luxury, most mid-range shoppers will jump at an opportunity to own a Stearns & Foster luxury mattress. This year, owning a Stearns & Foster product becomes a whole lot more reasonable and possible given some of the key changes that Sealy (Stearns & Foster’s parent company) has fed into its […]






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Sealy Posturepedic Optimum Mattress Ups The Ante In The Gel Bed Game

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Last year (2011) allowed Serta to gain an incredible edge over its competitors in the industry through the introduction of its impressive and hugely successful iComfort gel bed. The mattress was well received by consumers and retailers alike. Now Sealy is taking a leap into the lucrative gel bed market with its Sealy Optimum Mattresses […]






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Simmons Beautyrest and Stearns and Foster For Body Motion Isolation: Mattress Expert

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We bought a used, but practically new Elite Heiress, Lady Americana 8-10 years ago. It’s a pillowtop, but became too hard on my hips at least 5 years ago. We then purchased a memory foam topper from “Sams” which helped tremendously for about 3 years. I know we have over extended our time on both […]






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Best Mattress For A Side Sleeper – A Not-Too-Firm Recommendation

Sleeping on your side is a good sleep position as long as it maintains your spines alignment, and it can ease pressure on your back, it also is great for blood flow and nutrient flow to your body whilst sleeping.  The problem with side sleeping though, is, as you have less surface area in contact […]






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Cheap Sealy Posturepedic A Loss Leader: Mattress Expert to Shay

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I‘m moving to a new place and I threw away my old mattress. I’m looking to buy a new one but I have a limited budget… There is a great sale on Macy’s. Sealy post cloveridge for $300 or so… What do you think? would you recommend something else? Shay Hi Shay, You’re looking at […]






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Mattress Expert Tells Cindy Beware of Pricey Memory Foam Mattresses

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My uncle had purchased a tempurpedic mattress several years ago, I think he spent about $7000 for a king, said it was the best of the best. We were in dire need of a new mattress and I have sciatica and low back pain frequently and see a chiropractor regularly. He said he owned two […]






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Getting Wordy – Simmons Beautyrest Haworth Plush Mattress Review

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Despite being in the midst of an identity rebranding, Simmons mattresses continue to offer a top quality and comfortable sleep solution to consumers. In particular, the Simmons Beautyrest mattresses highlight some of the best-in-class characteristics and features that shoppers should expect from a mid-range mattress product. As for the rebranding, shoppers have little to worry […]






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Getting To Know The 2012 Simmons Beautyrest Models

As one of the highest quality coil mattresses on the market, Simmons has built a well-respected and reputable brand with its Beautyrest Models. In fact (as of the time of publishing this post, anyway) the Simmons Beautyrest World Class Brathwaite Mattress is currently a top-rated, 5 Star choice in our Mid-Range Mattress Ratings. Notwithstanding this […]






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Advice For Tempurpedic Owner With Lower Back Pain

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We presently have a tempurpedic mattress that I love. My husband feels like he sinks in it and it gives him lower back pain. Went back to the store and looking to reselect it for a new mattress. We are looking at the I Comfort Genius by Serta. Can you give us any feedback. Tina […]






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Clarifying the Stearns & Foster Mattress Models

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Despite the positive Stearns & Foster Mattress Reviews and Ratings published here, there remains a lot of confusion about what the different models mean and where they stand in the Stearns & Foster line-up. Actually, that seems to be the case with the mattress industry as a whole – a lot of confusion and misunderstanding […]






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A Mattress For A Side Sleeper With Back Pain and A Stomach Sleeper

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Hi Pete! My husband and I are in the market for a new king mattress and we are really confused! I am a side sleeper with lower back pain and he is a stomach sleeper. He prefers a slightly firmer (but not extra firm) mattress and I prefer a softer mattress. We tried some mattresses […]






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Stearns & Foster Estate/Lux Estate Or Simmons Beautyrest World Class?

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After reading many of your very helpful blogs on Penn Live, my wife and I finally visited Macy’s to check out the offerings. We liked the following (in order of preference): S&F Estate Collection luxury firm tight top Ingrid $2300 S&F “collection” (regular,core or traditional I believe) lux plush tight top (wife thought this lux […]






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A Value Leader – Sealy Posturepedic Juniper Valley Park Mattress

4 Stars Mattress Ratings

Currently the largest mattress manufacturer, Sealy Mattresses offers a broad range of models to shoppers. Their best-selling and biggest “hit” has been the Posturepedic line, which is to say it accounts for roughly half of the company’s total sales and is probably the biggest benefactor when it comes to product enhancements. With a solid slate […]






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Latex Mattress Pad And A Memory Foam Pillow For Arthritic Pain

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In this Mattress Expert post, Peter offers an excellent recommendation for how to improve sleep comfort and quality through the use of a latex mattress pad as well as a keen suggestion for how to improve comfort for someone with arthritic pain with a memory foam pillow. Before buying your next mattress, this is the […]






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Addressing Defective Sagging In A Trump Home Mattress

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We bought a Trump Home mattress a year ago and it sags on my husband’s side. He’s about 220 and even after turning the mattress, it’s ended up the same way in just a few months. The mattress store checked it out and said it’s a quarter of an inch away from where Serta will […]






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Mattress Recommendations For A Young Child

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Hello, We are shopping for a first mattress for our 16 month old son, who has quickly outgrown his crib. We would like to purchase a full size mattress that will last for 8-10 years. Also, we are not sure whether firm or soft mattresses are suggested for toddlers. Any information or suggestions would be […]






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Recommendation for a Kid’s Mattress

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Hi There, Love your blog and I’ve been through a heap of the questions, but i have one that i can’t find an answer to. I have a 4 year old daughter who I’m buying a single mattress for (to sit on a slat bed), whats best, Pillow Top mattress or a Firm Mattress? Everyone […]






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Yolanda Asks What Is The Best Mattress

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Hi Pete, I need to find out what is best as far as mattress. Their is the savvy rest website (organic mattress,the phenom firm mattress or the sleep options 11inch plush latex foam. I have problems with my back. I have 2 hernia disks on my neck, a pinch nerve on my right shoulder and […]






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Mattress Ratings – Upgrades & Downgrades By Model

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As your leading mattress reviews and ratings website, we take our assignment of assigning “stars” to specific mattress models quite seriously. As our Mattress Ratings posts will demonstrate, there is little value (to you) if we consistently rate a mattress as “above-average” simply for the same of assigning a rating. In reality, times change and […]






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Mattress for Cervical Degenerative Disc, Multiple Sclerosis, Fibromyalgia

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Thanks for taking my question! I am 5’4″ 139 lbs and my husband is 6’3″ 260 lbs. I have Cervical Degenerative Disc., Multiple Sclerosis and Fibromyalgia. We presently have a 10 year old Tempurpedic that is burning us up and starting to make us ache. What mattress would you recommend for us? Thank you!!…Rita You […]






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Short Mattress For an RV

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Hi Laurene, A short queen would be an RV specialty size. You won’t find that size at retail mattress stores. That aside, the best choice at about that thickness, 12.5″, is the E Level. The model names are different at every store. We have it as the Grass Leaf….it comes in firm or plush at […]






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Low Profile, Big Value From Sealy Posturepedic Mohican Mattress

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For shoppers who want to make a purchase based solely on price alone, there is plenty of potential with Sealy Mattresses. Best known for its Posturepedic models, Sealy is also the leading mattress brand as measured by market share. And there is good reason for that – much of which can be attributed back to […]






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A Mattress For A Big Man With Sciatica

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I‘ve been looking to replace a 14 years mattress that has served me well. It doesn’t even sag or looks old! My doctor told me that the sciatica I have in my leg and that my foot who wakes up 5 minutes after me in the morning is probably linked to my mattress which is […]






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Plush Luxury – Serta Perfect Sleeper Whispers Parkmore Mattress

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with the recent changes that Serta Mattresses announced for its Perfect Sleeper line in 2012, we thought it might be worthwhile to take a look at some existing Perfect Sleeper models. What makes the existing mattresses controversial, in our view, is that their price suggests pocket-coil, mid-market luxury while their continuous coil mattress core is […]






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Doc Says We Need A New Mattress

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My Dr has recommended the TempurPedic Pro HealthCore Bed due to my pain issues caused by my deteriorating spine, fibro and so on..I live in pain day in and day out. The Dr. says my bed is part of the problem..but due to aches and pains I like a soft bed where my husband who […]






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Sealy Posturepedic Supreme Bartola Offers Key Features

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The most popular mattress model on the market today is the Sealy Posturepedic. Not only does this model range account for more than half of Sealy’s total revenue stream, but it is one of the most recognized mattress name among consumers. This certainly puts Sealy, which is also today’s market share leader, in a comfortable […]






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Serta’s Perfect Day and Trump Mattresses To See Changes in 2012

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As far as Serta mattresses are concerned, there is much to be said about the current state of innovation in the industry. In the past year, the company took a very different approach and launched the tremendously popular Serta iComfort gel bed and promoted it aggressively among retailers and shoppers alike. Now retailers can’t get […]






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Mattress for Scoliosis, Fibromyalgia, and Bulging Discs

Hello Pete, First off I must say this site is very informative. We are currently searching for a new mattress to replace our sagging sleepless system. The problem we are having is that everything we try in the stores is better than what we have. We both have back problems – I’m a side sleeper […]






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Hip Pain: A Latex Mattress?

Hello, I have been experiencing hip pain. I was told 5 years ago that I had bursitis after having my first child. After therapy it went away. Then after my second child it came back and again after therapy went away. Now we have moved into a 2 story home and my hips are KILLING […]






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Sciatica, Need A New Mattress

Hello, I developed sciatica pain from a herniated disc L5-s1. I am in excellent shape otherwise and have fully recovered except for the mornings. Every day I wake up in pain from sleeping. I am a side sleeper. My husband tends to like a softer feel mattress and we have motion issues. We just got […]






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