A bed wedge provides nighttime acid reflux and PoTS relief.
It can be nearly impossible to get a restful night’s sleep when you suffer from a long-term condition or illness that causes nighttime discomfort. For those who live with acid reflux or PoTS (Postural Tachycardia Syndrome), this is all too familiar.
Both conditions can affect one’s ability to get quality sleep, and doctors recommend sleeping in an elevated position to ease symptoms and create a comfortable sleep environment. This is easily achieved by using a mattress wedge to get in the perfect sleep position.
What is a full mattress wedge?
A full mattress wedge, or full mattress tilter, is a large piece of foam with a fitted cover that’s placed under an existing mattress to gently tilt the mattress up so your head is resting over your torso.
This sleeping position can prevent acid reflux and PoTS symptoms from flaring up at night. Studies show that the ideal head elevation is at least 6-8 inches above your torso, according to the Oesophageal Patients Association.
Here are 5 benefits of using a mattress tilter
Putnams’ Acid Reflux Full Mattress Bed Wedge Tilter is popular among people who suffer from acid reflux and PoTS. Here’s why:
1. You’ll sleep in a comfortable position
A full mattress wedge gently elevates the entire mattress, so you’re not bending at the waist to keep your head and shoulders elevated. This helps prevent pressure points and can aid in a better night’s sleep.
2. You can prevent heartburn from acid reflux
Heartburn tends to flare up at night because stomach acid can easily travel up to our throats while laying down.
This can cause a lot of discomfort, so doctors say it’s a good idea to sleep with your head and shoulders elevated above your stomach to allow gravity to keep stomach acid down.
3. Elevated sleeping also helps PoTS symptoms
Many people with PoTS have trouble sleeping at night, which can cause fatigue and discomfort during the day, according to PoTS UK.
Doctors recommend sleeping with your entire head elevated to expand plasma volume and make getting up easier.
4. A full mattress wedge is discreet
Unlike bulky wedge pillows, a full mattress wedge simply slides beneath your existing mattress where it can easily be hidden by sheets and bedding. In fact, you’ll probably forget it’s even there after a few nights.
5. Putnams is committed to environmental sustainability
With every mattress wedge Putnams sells, the company is able to plant a tree. That’s just part of Putnams’ ongoing commitment to environmental sustainability and responsible business practices. So, you can rest easy knowing your purchase is replenishing the environment.
Putnams has been helping people get quality sleep for 40 years
Each Putnams Mattress Wedge is made with care by our team in Devon and comes with a one-year guarantee.
For 40 years, Putnams has produced quality comfort products recommended by medical professionals.
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