Beds – Given the amount of time we spend in bed, it is surprising that the “typical bed” hasn’t changed much over the past 50 years. While innovations in foams and latex have brought many changes and innovations to the mattress world, beds have remained mostly unchanged. Only in the past few years have we seen an increase in the demand for electric adjustable beds, also referred to as “lifestyle beds”. Where electric beds used to be seen as “hospital equipment” and unfit for the home, technology and design has come far and allows us to provide you with a stylish, functional, innovative and most importantly comfortable, electric adjustable bed made to the highest quality standards.
Benefits of Adjustable Beds
Alleviate Sleep Apnea, Asthma, and Snoring
Snoring is a concern not only for the snorer but the co-sleeper too, it may also be an indication of a more profound health condition known as sleep apnoea.
Sleep apnoea is a common disorder and can vary widely in severity.
Breathing can pause for any amount of time, lasting from just a few seconds to actual minutes and may occur many times within the hour. The sleeper is often awoken when they stop breathing, and that leads to disturbed sleep. Once awake, it can sometimes be hard to fall back asleep, which causes a lack of sleep and low energy levels during the next day. Over an extended period, this can lead to fatigue and other health complications.
Sleeping at a raised angle position will improve airflow, help reduce obstructions in the nasal passages to allow for a night ofmore healthy and uninterrupted sleep.
The flow of oxygen can also be restricted when lying flat, elevation the head will allow a better flow of air and oxygen.
Other conditions such as asthma can be reduced, elevating the head can also be helpful with sinus pressure, which is reduced, due to the elevation.
Digestion Reflux & Heartburn
Most doctors and healthcare professionals recommend waiting a few hours after eating before going to sleep. This is even more important for people who suffer from Reflux.
When lying flat on a mattress, stomach acids can move towards the oesophagus, which leads to the uncomfortable problems of heartburn and acid reflux.
It has been shown that sleeping with a 15 to 20 cm incline of the head, can keep the acid in the stomach and away from the throat, this allows for much healthier digestion and better nights sleep.
By sleeping on an adjustable bed, you should be able to lessen your back pain, by positioning the adjustable bed base to match the contour of your body as close as possible. Sciatica and other painful conditions from restricted nerves in the spine can be significantly improved.
The term Zero-G position (least amount of gravity) is often used for the raising of the head by 45° and lifting of the legs to relieve compression of the spine and increase circulation.
General Health Benefits
The Motobility adjustable bed can assist with many distressing conditions such as poor circulation varicose veins, swelling and inflammation as raising the legs improve blood flow.
Even helps against the more common complaints such as restless legs.
Arthritis and pressure points from recent surgery can all achieve a degree of relief from sleeping in an elevated position.
Freedom and independence
Many situations in life, whether it be an illness, accident disability or just older age, can often affect our daily life. Simple tasks such as getting in and out of bed can become challenging to do independently. The adjustable bed is the perfect solution to gain back your independence, reduce your health problems and to enhance your lifestyle on an everyday basis. Let the bed work for you, by pushing a button you can get to an upright seated position, which is halfway there to get out of bed. Now all that is required is to swing your legs around.
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