Research does not provide a definitive answer to how many years is too many. The suggestion now is that latex and memory foam mattresses may last between 10-12 years while the standard innerspring only 8 years. Laurina from Domayne in Taren Point has given us some guidelines and advice to follow when shopping.
Sleep Apnea- What is it?
Sleep apnea isn’t only snoring or disturbed sleep but is a serious health concern where sufferers completely stop breathing or have their breathing restricted. The episodes of restriction can happen hundreds of times each night causing a shortage of oxygen and a build-up of carbon dioxide in the blood. With a drop in oxygen the body is triggered to “wake up” enough to initiate breathing.