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Transform your sleep with a mattress topper

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You don’t need to break the bank to get a good night’s sleep

In these surreal and uncertain times, it’s not always easy to get the shut-eye you need. The right products can make all the difference to your sleep quality and comfort, but you don’t necessarily need to take the plunge and buy a new mattress.

A good mattress topper is a quick and easy way to improve your sleep and prolong the life of an old or unsupportive mattress. Here are some of the key benefits of a quality topper, and some important considerations when choosing the right one for you.

Sleep with comfort and support

There’s nothing worse than trying to get to sleep on a lumpy and uncomfortable mattress. Whether it’s starting to sag or it’s just too soft or firm, you shouldn’t put up with something that’s going to disrupt your sleep. After all, the average person spends around 26 years of their life asleep – that’s a lot of time to spend without adequate comfort and support.

Memory foam toppers are particularly popular for the level of comfort and support they offer. They are designed to mould to the contours of your body, which helps alleviate any pressure points and supports your natural alignment. This is particularly useful if you suffer from a painful condition that makes it difficult to get a good night’s sleep, such as arthritis, but also if you have a common complaint such as back pain.

With many of us working from home with less than ideal setups, investing in a supportive and comfortable night’s sleep is especially important right now. If you’ve been sitting on a cheap office chair, or worse, on your sofa, you may notice you’ve been achier than usual. A good memory foam topper can help relieve that discomfort and prevent you from waking up stiff. Given that they mould to an individual’s body shape, they suit any sleeping position and can be useful for couples who sleep in different positions or who are fidgety sleepers.

One of the most appealing things about mattress toppers is that you can get a similar level of support and comfort to that of a high-end mattress. So if your budget can only stretch to the cheaper end of the mattress range, you’re often better off investing in a quality topper. This is especially true of memory foam toppers, as memory foam mattresses can get very expensive. Panda’s orthopedically approved memory foam mattress topper, for example, is designed to give you that new mattress feeling without having to splash out on one.

Plus, a topper can help prolong the life of your mattress as well as adding extra comfort and support. Just as they’re designed to reduce pressure on your body, memory foam toppers can help spread the pressure on the mattress springs, preventing the mattress from wearing out so quickly.

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Key considerations when choosing a topper

Not all mattress toppers are created equal, so it’s worth putting some careful consideration into what your sleeping needs are and which topper would suit you best. While memory foam has been a material of choice for many, due to the great support it can give your body, some memory foam toppers can also heat up a lot which may make your night more restless if you prefer to sleep in a cooler environment.

Panda’s topper uses Hydro Foam technology, a gel-infused memory foam featuring tiny heat-sensitive capsules that react to your body temperature and expand as the foam warms up, creating space to release the heat. This means it gives you all the support but at a regulated and comfortable temperature. It also has an anti-slip layer and straps to stop it from shifting around in the night.

If you’re investing in a high-end topper, it’s also a good idea to check the returns and guarantee policies. As everyone has different sleep habits and needs, many retailers will offer a trial period to ensure the product is right for you. Many will also have a guarantee policy to ensure a good lifespan and high-quality product.

As we all get more environmentally conscious, you may want to put some thought into the sustainability credentials of such a bulky purchase so that you can sleep guilt-free. Panda’s mattress toppers are made of bamboo, which is completely sustainable and has the added benefits of being naturally breathable, antibacterial and hypoallergenic.

Panda also goes the extra mile to ensure that everything from production to delivery is as environmentally friendly as possible. Materials are sourced only from approved forests, and everything that goes into the topper is rigorously tested to ensure there are no harmful substances. Your topper is delivered in a recycled and recyclable box, and the topper can be recycled when you want to dispose of it as part of the Panda Circle Of Life Programme. Delivery is free in the UK and returns are hassle-free with home collection. The topper also comes with a 30-day trial period and a 10-year guarantee.

Whatever your budget, lifestyle and sleeping habits, you shouldn’t compromise on a good night’s sleep – especially in these strange times we find ourselves in. Start the day feeling fresh and well-rested with an extra level of comfort and support on your mattress.

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