HELP! Anyone With A Memory Foam Mattress?!?!

Thursday, September 17, 2015

So when we got our home we also decided to purchase a Simmons Beautyrest Gel/Memory Foam Mattress.   Within a couple of weeks I began waking up every morning with upper back pain. The pain is so bad that if I wake up at 4 or 5 am to pee, it's so hard to fall back to sleep because it hurts.   I sleep on my side and I have a great Tempurpedic pillow that I've used with no problems for years.  It's amazing.   So I am torn.   We don't know if we should get a new mattress or what we can do?!?   So I'm reaching out to you guys in the hopes that maybe you have had a similar experience?  Or am I crazy and just the only person that actually has pain from a mattress that is said to help relieve pain. 

The other thing is, if I take Ibuprophen before bed, I won't wake up in pain.   I don't want to become an Ibu-addict and take it almost every night.   HELP!

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  1. I had the same problem. I ditched the memory foam and got a regular pillow top and have never been happier.

  2. I sleep fine on them but my fiance has the same problem as you...I want a memory foam mattress so badly but I know I can never have one! I would maybe contact the place you bought it from and see what they can do for you.

  3. When my husband and I bought a new bed it took my body a couple of months to adjust - whenever I spend a night away from my regular bed I ALWAYS have back pain! For me, it's normal and I've come to expect it, but everyone is different and I can understand not wanting to take a pill every night! I would say if it's been a while and it's no better definitely get a different mattress! XO -Kim

  4. If you are in that much pain, I would definitely get a different mattress. I've laid on one of those and it seems a bit hard to me, but I know people who love them. I hope you find relief from your back pain soon.

  5. So Sorry yous havin' mattwess twubble. Our mommy has a hospital bed and a memorwy foam mattwess. Dat's not yous purroblem. It's da gel. We had one once and OMC it was horrible. Yous gunna have to ditch da gel and go wiff just da foam. Good luck and weez wishin' you a peaceful night's reast.

    Luv ya'

    Dezi and Lexi

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  7. I purchased a foam mattress as well. I purchased a 12 inch mattress thinking it would help alleviate the tension pain in my neck and shoulders. I was wrong my entire back hurts from my neck to my hips. I tried my sister's foam mattress and I thought "this is lovely so I switched and now I regret not getting a regular mattress.


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