Do you recall the story of “The Princess and the Pea”? A prince searched for his princess with no luck. A young woman showed up at the castle amidst a storm. To test her, the old queen put a pea on the bedstead and piled 20 mattresses, plus 20 feather beds on top. The princess was exhausted from lack of sleep and her entire body was ‘black and blue’ the next morning.
The young lady passed the old queen’s test! As only a princess could have such delicate skin.
Could it be, the little princess experienced a fibromyalgia flare?
Not Too Hard…Not Too Soft…Just Right
If your current mattress is lumpy and saggy, obviously, your body is not getting good support. A super hard mattress, puts excessive pressure on your joints, …show more content…
Coils aka springs provide solid support and a top layer of memory foam or gel foam will provide comfort.
Sleep Number mattresses are filled with air. A common complaint is the plastic smell that emanates from the mattress for quite some time.
We are also reporting on one name brand mattress developed specifically for fibromyalgia sufferers:
Fibro-Pedic is marketed as “The first mattress created just for fibromyalgia sufferers”, per Rick Swartzburg, Chiropractor. He originally designed the mattress exclusively for his wife, who has fibromyalgia. Dr. Swartzburg contends the best mattress for fibromyalgia is a perfect balance of soft and firm. Fibro-Pedic contains a “unique combination of hypo-allergenic foam layers designed specifically to take pressure off the many individual muscle pressure points that Fibromyalgia sufferers experience…”
Choosing the best mattress for fibromyalgia is comparable to the prince seeking his princess – not an easy task. And if you frequently feel black and blue like the princess did upon awakening, sounds like you’re a good candidate for a new just right