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Why Your Mattress is so Important

While it might not be the most exciting item to buy for your bedroom, your mattress undoubtedly is one of the most important pieces you'll ever invest in. Along with good nutrition and exercise, sleep is now recognised as an important contributor to overall health and wellbeing. Lack of sleep and poor quality sleep have been shown to contribute to low mood, poor concentration, high blood pressure, heart disease and lower productivity.

Given that on average we spend one third of our life in bed, ensuring you have a good mattress is absolutely vital to giving yourself the best possible chance of gaining quality sleep.

"Your mattress happens to be one of the most important decisions that I believe you should ever make," says Curious Grace Retail Manager Paul McQuillan. "The reason being is that sleep is key to the quality of your life, so the better your sleep the better your life."

Remember that your mattress should be replaced every eight to 10 years, so if it's stopped giving you with the right support for your body then it's probably time you looked into investing in another. If you continue to sleep on an old mattress this could reinforces poor sleeping posture and lead to serious back pain.

When choosing your mattress, try several options before you come to a decision. A good mattress will gently support your whole body and keep your spine in a neutral position – no matter if you’re lying on your back, front or side. 

And when it comes time to choose the best mattress for you, don't cut corners. No mattress will last forever, one that is made of high quality materials and can offer you the back support you need will most definitely be worth the investment in the long run. 

While some people prefer soft mattresses, others opt for something a little firmer. This can make choosing a mattress for you and your partner difficult should your preferences be different. Luckily, one Italian brand has created an incredible mattress that solves this problem. The Toscana range by Magniflex allows you to sleep together without compromising your comfort. Sounds like a win win to us!

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