Adjustable beds allow you to get sound sleep at night and make the most of your bed while you are awake. You can watch TV or work from home in utmost comfort in an adjustable bed. Some bed positions can also alleviate a variety of health concerns. Because of these reasons, this type of bed is growing in popularity.
The base position needs to be right to get the most out of your bed. There are also other factors that you need to consider so that the bed fits your needs.
ADJUSTABLE BED POSITIONS
Each of these four electric adjustable beds base positions works well for different sleepers. Your health concerns and lifestyle will decide which position is best for you.
RAISED HEAD POSITION
The raised heart position is best for those who suffer from sleep apnea and acid reflux.
Snoring: If you snore, you will know how much it can affect your sleep. If you need relief, raise your head to take the pressure off your airways. For maximum benefit, raise your head and shoulders at 20 to 30 degrees.
Sleep Apnea: Sleeping upright can also help with sleep apnea. It is a condition where breathing starts and regularly stops throughout the night. This position provides a more restful sleep at night by opening the airways.
FEET RAISED POSITION
The feet raised position on adjustable hospital beds alleviates aches and pains in the lower back and legs. Those suffering from sciatica and leg swelling will find this position helpful.
Sciatica: Lying down can aggravate the pressure on the joints in the spine, which can be harmful to those who suffer from lower back pain. The feet raised position relieves that pressure for a good night’s sleep.
Leg Swelling: If you suffer from chronic conditions or injuries, lying flat on a bed only aggravates swollen legs. By raising your feet above the level of your heart, gravity will move the fluid from your legs and thereby reduce swelling.
HEAD AND FEET RAISED POSITION
This adjustable beds position relieves pain in the muscles and joints. In addition, it also opens the airways, which makes it easier to breathe. Those suffering from mobility issues, asthma or COPD will benefit from this position.
Mobility Issues: Muscle weakness, joint pain and nervous system difficulties usually affect older adults, but young people can also experience them. The head and feet raised position to provide support to the body and relief from joint pain, restless leg syndrome and various other mobility issues.
Asthma: Asthma can make it difficult to breathe at night, thereby disrupting sleep. Lying down aggravates lung conditions. The head and feet position can help you get back in bed without disturbing lung conditions.
ZERO GRAVITY POSITION
NASA invented the zero gravity position to reduce the pressure that astronauts face during takeoff. In this position, the head and knees are raised above the heart level, which makes the body feel weightless.
Arthritis: A zero-gravity position reduces stress on the joints caused by arthritis. According to the arthritis foundation, over 80% of people who have arthritis have trouble sleeping. The zero gravity position soothes the pain, which can improve sleep.
Digestion: Zero gravity can also improve digestion. Food passes easier through the digestive system when your head is upright. This position also limits gravity’s effect on the stomach and prevents digestive issues like acid reflux and heartburn.
Zero-G beds are renowned adjustable bed manufacturers in India. We have been providing our customers with adjustable beds to make the process of caring for the sick and elderly family members at home convenient.
Our beds are made from engineering plywood, are available in various sizes, and come with a superior quality mattress and a touch remote control. In addition, we also provide optional features like battery backup power supply and adjustable side railing.