Common Questions for Amazon Memory Foam Mattress

1. My back is killing me all the time?

I have the same problem, after going to a chiropractor I found out my disks were degenerating. My husbands a marine so I know you'd have to get a referral for any X-rays or chiropractics, plus you're right they're gonna give you Motrin and call it a day. When I was in physical therapy they used something called a TENS unit, you need a prescription to buy one but amazon sells an FDA approved one called the prospera for 30 bucks. It's electrodes that stimulate your muscles to help them relax, it's temporary but should help some. Good luck! If you get desperate just go to medical and ask to see a chiropractor, tricare covers it 100% for active duty

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2. Looking for a comfortable bed. Any suggestions? (PLEASE NOT A FUTON)?

Well you could get a GOOD futon (with innerspring, latex, memory foam...whatever.) or a mattress. As far as the type, well you'd be better off going to a store and trying out the beds rather than relying on what people on here say.

Typically you can get a good futon with a platform frame for much cheaper than a western style bed. In fact, you can often get a good (note the good part) futon set for the same price as a western mattress depending on the size.

Otherwise, try craigslist.

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3. What do the numbers (6.5, 5.5, 2.5) mean for All Sleep?

All Sleep sells Soft Sleeper brand visco elastic memory foam. The different numbers (6.8, 6.5, 5.5, 2.5) refer to the different formulas Soft Sleeper uses to produce the foam, which gives each slightly different qualities. For example, a Soft Sleeper 5.5 is one produced with the 5.5 formula, etc. As a simple guide, a lower number is more soft than a higher number, and conversely, a higher number is firmer than a lower number.

I would suggest trying to find and visiting a local mattress store that sells Soft Sleeper products in order to test out the different foam resistances. Just like with regular mattresses, you may find that you prefer a certain amount of bounce and give provided by one of the numbers to that of the others.

Goodluck!

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4. Which mattress topper should I get?

They both look like good toppers and the prices are great (and free shipping). If you're sure 2 inches are comfortable for you, it would make no sense to spend a lot more money for 3 inches.

Just a thought, if you're one of those people who can't sleep if it's too hot or if you sweat a lot, the ventilated topper would probably be better, although more expensive. However, if not, and if you have AC, why spend the extra $50?

I sleep on a full 10 inch memory foam bed and don't think I could ever go back to sleeping on a conventional mattress.

Don't forget to buy a mattress pad to protect your new topper!

Edit: I looked at the 2 you added and still think the first 2 options are the best value.

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5. How to make a futon more comfortable?

I sleep on a futon. Buy a memory foam mattress topper and it will give you more cushion and support. I got mine at Target but most department stores that sell pillows sell those. It's worth the money if you could afford it.

I looked at Amazon and found this one for a great deal - $69.44 (orig, about $300). there is only one left according to the page.Here are a bunch of others mattress toppers for your consideration. There are less expensive ones in there.

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6. Foam or Down Topper Mattress pad for a comfy nights sleep.?

Memory Foam is definitely the way to go. It's soft but supportive so it helps to relieve stress and pressure that can lead to pain like you were experiencing.

Memory Foam Toppers are very affordable if you buy wholesale, and, they are an excellent addition to any mattress as they add a layer of support and comfort that your body truly needs. It's amazing some of the stories I hear about long term pain sufferers getting the relief they need from Memory Foam.

You should check out Lasting Impressions Foam. They are an online wholesale dealer of Memory Foam Mattresses, Toppers, and Pillows. They've got the best deals anywhere and their customer reviews and feedback are almost ALL positive!!! Check them out you won't be disappointed.

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7. Dorm: Storage, Chairs, Mattress Pad, etc?

Storage: depends on the set up of your room. I use mostly under the bed containers since I'm never sure of the exact arrangement of the room or what exactly my roommate will want to use.

Chairs: a cheap comfy one. My roommate bought her chair at Wal-Mart for $15. You can't completely get rid of your assigned chair though. If your RA comes in and your chair isn't there, they can write you up. Just keep it in the corner.

Mattress pad: Just pick a cheap one. $52 is a lot for a piece of foam. I use an egg carton mattress pad and it works just fine. Unless you've got some crazy back problems, find a cheaper option.

Keep in mind that you will be hauling this stuff back and forth for the next few years. Stuff can happen in the dorm (a friend knocks something over, your roommate gets drunk, the sprinklers goes off, etc) , so you don't really want too much stuff that is irreplaceable or very expensive.

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8. Need a new futon mattress?

Here is what you should do: find yourself a good quality memory foam mattress topper. Memory foam mattress toppers are not as expensive as a regular futon mattress is but they are much more supportive and a heck of a lot more comfortable. Memory foam reacts to your body heat and weight so that when you lay on it you sink down into it and it supports every inch of your body evenly. It does this by evenly distributing your body weight over the entire face of the mattress. It eliminates pressure points which allows you to stop tossing and turning and prevents aches and pains that you feel when you wake up and the morning. So all known it will greatly increase your sleeping effectiveness. You can find mattress toppers here:Hope this helps!

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9. OPINIONS NEEDED!!!! Is A Futon A Good Bed?

I like your idea...sounds like a good solution. Futons are more comfortable in the beginning of their life, as they can flatten and bunch quickly,making them somewhat uncomfortable. Whether up front, or in the near future, you're going to want to replace the futon, either with a new one or a mattress. A memory-foam mattress is very comfortable, and if need be, can be trimmed to fit your base and/or back. Comfort can always be dealt with -- the important part is whether it's a viable solution for your lifestyle, and it certainly sounds as if it is.

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10. What can be used as a make shift bed?

I'd choose something that you could roll up and put away. A traditional Japanese futon would work, if you can get one wide enough.There are memory foam pads that are sold at sporting good stores, for camping.

Or you can get an egg-carton foam pad to put under your quilt:And folding foam beds:

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11. If planning on some 'co-sleeping' -- is a memory foam mattress a good thing, bad thing, neither?

SIDS is NOT more likely if you co-sleep! There are studies showing that, in reality, sleeping next to mommy is the SAFEST way to sleep. Check outIt has great information on co-sleeping safely and why soon, cribs will be obsolete in our society. In other countries, such as Japan, co-sleeping is the norm and SIDS rates are extremely low. Babies need the physical "checks" co-sleeping offers.

That said, I have a tempur-pedic mattress, and I love it because it is nice and firm for my baby to sleep with me. i have no idea about dangerous chemicals tho.

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12. can i use the matress topper memory foams to sleep on the floor (on carpet), i dotn want to buy an extra bed?

one little bit of advice,weve only bought an entire memory foam mattress,it fee us only over 200.00 from the wholesalers,now take heed,they're quite snug,however the biggest disadvantage weve got here upon is they have an inclination to preserve physique warmth? high quality you could say its wintry climate,yet i visit provide help to comprehend now,we've had to take a place in an rather thick mattress protector to try in contrast.the reason being and that i will in uncomplicated terms positioned this one way,you will sweat like like a pig on warmth,and not using a variety of. yet whats up,each and every to there very own,everyones distinctive,yet i comprehend come summer season,ill be dozing down-stairs

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13. How can I make a firm Latex Bed Less Stiff?

Shop around where you live and search on "bing" , "Google", or "Amazon" to compare pricing for a "hypoallergenic foam mattress pad".

You could also look in to a down mattress topper. There are aspects that make them better that foam or memory foam pads and things that are not so good to consider. Read about that in this link.You should at least try them out before you buy to be sure they do the trick for you. There are different types of foam an thicknesses so you might take some time to find the right one that works for you. SS

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14. How am i supposed to repackage a memory foam mattress?

There is no feasible way to vacuum seal the mattress. It is done by the manufacturer with expensive equipment.

Shipping a full size mattress in a full sized cardboard box fed ex or UPS is possible, but expensive.

Call Amazon back and talk to them about shipping it back using their freight company. They have a relationship with delivery and freight companies and should get a good price.

You are probably out about $200-$300 for the cost of shipping the mattress back to them. Don't let them charge you more than that.

Alternatively, you should try the mattress out and see how it feels after it breaks in a little bit.

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15. What is a memory foam pillow?

Hi, Memory foam pillows mold to the shape of your head neck and shoulders which provides excellent support. This relieves pressure on the neck and shoulders allowing you to relax improving sleep and creating better spinal alignment so you do not toss and turn. Memory foam pillows are available at most big box stores that carry bedding and pillows. You can also get them online hereHope this helps

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Does anyone know the right choice to this microbiology question? I believe that it is Immersion objective lens?Do not you have a book? o-o— — — — — —Suggestions for decreasing metagaming and increasing player immersion?I am not a really experienced DM but there is a method that I use to keep metagaming about the plot to a minimum.Add plot twist when the players are least expecting them, and do not add plot twists when the players are expecting them. Sounds simple, right?My last session was probably the most immersive game I have ever been in. The players went to a dungeon in a forest with a guide who is a Bard. They cleaned the dungeon, what did they expect? A boss. In the last room, there was an ugly man in brown kneeling before an altar and casting a spell. What did they expect? A necromancer or something, trying to summon a creature. But the man was actually trying to expel the evil soul that is bound to the altar and the Bard was actually a Sorceress in disguise (the fact that the Bard's instrument was missing was a good enough story for the players) trying to kill the PCs secretly while acting like she is helping them.One of the players got suspicious of the Bard. In the end, they tied both NPCs up, and argued about what to do for like 15 minutes.Getting players to think about the plot seriously and letting them make an important decision will increase immersion to maximum. Even the most experienced veteran on the table forgot about metagaming. On another note, we also turn off the lights and light candles while playing some eerie music. Definitely gives that dungeon feel— — — — — —Does fast travel in video games kill immersion?Perhaps, but is immersion more important than entertainment?This is a big deal in open world games, if you've got the ability go where you want, when you want, you are going to be needing to do a lot of backtracking and when the world is big, that can be a royal pain, especially if time is limited, you do not want to squander your precious play time walking or riding across the map just to get to the quest point.So developers have a couple of options, either restrict exploration and make fast travel unnecessary or allow full freedom with a quick travel option. The first option possibly does not match their design choices, too much shepherding of the player takes away a fair amount of environmental immersion, which is great for plot immersion but not necessarily what they want to achieve. There are more subtle ways to approach it, like implementing difficulty zones but it still restricts exploration and for a truly open world, the player should be able to go anywhere.So, to stop a game becoming a chore to invest time in, fast travel becomes a necessity and it really does not have to be an immersion breaker, in Skyrim, your character already knows the location of your destination and rides their own horse there, the same applies in The Witcher 3, if you've been there before, do really want to take 10-15 minutes to travel there manually? If you do have the time to waste doing that, that's good for you but most players probably do not .In both of these games however, there are incentives to forgo the quick travel, hundreds of points of interest just off the beaten track to distract the player and make the journey eventful, Skyrim even marks them on your compass so you do not have to look that hard, The Witcher puts a horde of question marks on your map to guide you there. Fast travel then gives the player the power to control the story flow, but the trade off is in the opportunity for discovery.Finally, the player has the power to choose. If you do not want to break immersion, by all means travel around the map the hard way, just because a feature is included, it does not force you to use it, is not that the whole point? Different players have different needs for their entertainment, if they were discouraged from playing because the game did not accommodate their needs then you would be left with a tiny player base of anal retentive hardcore nuts and an unsustainable franchise. Nobody likes being told how to enjoy themselves, so I just do not understand the need to force your idea of fun on others, instead give everyone the tools and let them decide how best to use them, or if to use them at all
It Takes the Whole Village to Raise a Child
One of my high school memories is of my principal ordering me to shave my dreadlocks off. I found his orders peculiar, as I saw nothing wrong with my hairstyle. I was at the zenith of my adolescence, characterised by infernal impudence, and challenged him to give me money to please his demands. I knew inwardly that I disappointed him with my crude response, since he had invested his trust in me, both educationally and in my promising soccer career. I liked my dreadlocks a lot. The girls were crazy about the bleached mop on my head, and I especially enjoyed hearing their spontaneous boisterous screams on the sidelines of a soccer pitch, shouting my name every time I had the ball at my feet. His dislike of my hairstyle didn't stop and he kept on cajoling me to go bald. He asked one of the teachers to intervene - the same teacher happened to be my dad's cousin, and the principal knew very well that I would ultimately oblige. One day, when coming back from school, I saw a white Toyota jalopy parked at my grandmother's house. I knew it belonged to that stooge of a teacher who would preclude my freedom at school. As hard as I tried to keep looking good with my dreadlocks, they tried to knock sense into my head about the importance of listening to my teachers. I reluctantly relented and opted for a new hairstyle. What brought this vivid memory back is the recent deplorable actions by Gauteng school kids who condescendingly boycotted classes, demanding to wear skinny pants. Just as I wanted to look good in my dreadlocks and refused to have a hair policy enforced on my head, they wanted to be at their elegant best in their tight-fitting pants. To them, their actions, which left teachers and parents in shame, were impeccable as they wanted to make a fashion statement. But, to society, the proverb that "it takes a village to raise a child" was rendered futile. These are the same youngsters who are envisaged as future leaders but, instead of treating school as an institution of learning, they turn it into a bastion of crime, where cases of beating teachers, carrying weapons to school and bullying other pupils are often heard of. I also didn't like my khaki school uniform, but I had to wear it - not only because of school policy, but because it promoted a culture of homogeneity at school. As much as I do not blame them for their actions, I think now is the time for teachers and parents to work in unison for the benefit of pupils' futures. It is also unfortunate to state that, even if we can now start teaching the present generation about conventional behaviour in schools, we really need all the resources and power available to instil this kind of education into our community. We may be theologically divided as a country, but I am of the opinion that religious education needs to be reintroduced as one of the subjects at schools. This will serve as a divine clarion call to what God once prophesied in the book of 2 Chronicles 7:14 when He said: "If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land."Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi put it succinctly: "Few things in life are as clear as adolescents' seemingly innate drive to assert their independent judgement of social affairs. It is not uncommon for middle and high school pupils to challenge various manifestations of authority, and openly voice their opinions about the justice of the situations they encounter at home and at school." I fully align myself with his sentiment, that some of this wayward behaviour is influenced by the adolescent stage during which issues such as alcohol, drugs and crime can contribute to the pupils' unconventional conduct. But teachers cannot do it alone. Parents must play a primary role and the community should also get involved. After all, it takes the entire village to raise a child.Mogotlane is a public servant
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Many cruise ships today have standard cabins of similar size and accoutrements, with the price differential being the location. The least expensive, inside standard cabins on a mainstream cruise ship run from about 120 square feet to 180 square feet. Since most cruise ships are relatively new or have been refurbished, the cabins usually are tastefully decorated with twin beds that can be pushed together to make a queen-sized bed for couples. The cruise staterooms have wall-to-wall carpeting, individually controlled air conditioning/heating, dresser or storage space, closet, telephone, and satellite television. The television usually has news, sports, local on-ship channels for broadcasting information on shore excursions or from guest lecturers, and movies.Some cruise cabins have VCRs or DVD players, and some televisions also have radio/music channels. The cabins also usually have a night table, reading lamps, and a chair. Most modern cruise ships come with a hairdryer, so you won't have to bring one from home. Some standard staterooms feature personal safes, table, desk with chair, convertible loveseat, mini-refrigerator, and even Internet access, although it is often much more costly than in the common Internet lounge. The cruise line brochure or Web site usually specifies what amenities are in each cabin.The standard cruise cabin bathrooms are usually tiny and most only have a shower (no tub). The shower usually has good water pressure, with the only complaint being the small size. Don't be surprised if the shower curtain keeps trying to attack you! The bathroom also has a sink, toiletry shelves, and a noisy vacuum toilet like on an airplane. Often there is a small step up between the bedroom and bathroom, perfect for stubbing your toe. The bathrooms also usually have a retractable clothesline for drying your swimsuit or hand laundry.The next step above an outside cabin is one with a balcony (verandah). These cruise cabins have sliding glass doors, giving you access to the outside. The sliding doors also mean you can see outside from anywhere in the cabin, i.e. lie on the bed and still see the ocean outside. Usually the cruise balcony cabins are also larger than the standard cabins, and some qualify as mini-suites. Which means they have a small sitting area with a loveseat or convertible sofa. The cruise mini-suites also usually have a curtain that can be drawn to separate the sleeping and sitting areas. This feature is ideal for couples (or friends) that have different sleeping habits.This article was posted on August 2, 2005
Can Bitcoin and Blockchain Be Separated
The revised title does reflect the views of many people who want to distinguish virtual currencies such as bitcoin from blockchain technology. In fact, this is a long debated issue. Is bitcoin and blockchain, the "currency" representing economy and the "chain" referring to technology separable or inseparable?To discuss this issue, you can go back to Nakamoto's paper bitcoin: point-to-point e-cash system and the context of his technological invention. The bitcoin invented by Nakamoto is not the first and certainly not the last thing to try to create value in digital space. According to the statistics of Jimmy Clark in the article "the long road to bitcoin", there are hundreds of similar systems, among which PayPal is well-known and still in actual use in the world. Of course, for the current Chinese, we are more familiar with the Internet payment, such as Alipay and WeChat wallet. As for the design method of currency and other things representing value in the digital world, paypal and others actually use credit. When we pay, what we pay is actually credit, which is recorded and confirmed by them.However, there is another unsuccessful attempt in the technology circle, that is, trying to use the idea of cash to create something so that people can use it like cash in the digital world. Predecessors have made many explorations, but none of them succeeded until Nakamoto invented bitcoin, a "cash" - bitcoin. It is worth mentioning that David JOM first put forward a complete and feasible idea more than 30 years ago. In 1983, he first proposed to use encryption technology to create a kind of cash in digital space, and in 1989 he founded a company to realize his idea commercially. Bitcoin can be regarded as a wonderful improvement on JOM's original idea. Now we will not recognize it as a circulating currency equivalent to cash in the real world, but it technically realizes something logically similar to cash.When referring to the "cash" of bitcoin, I put quotation marks on the word cash, because if we go back to 2007, Nakamoto does not want to invent something equivalent to cash in the real world or change the status quo, but to solve a technical problem and build a game. To create such a toy, Nakamoto has to solve many problems, including two. In Jimmy Clark's words, the first is how to "issue money out of thin air" and the second is "record all information in the account book". First, although it is only a toy, it is still necessary to choose an effective mechanism. The mechanism chosen by Nakamoto is that a certain amount of mathematical calculation can be carried out to generate new "cash". What people say now, such as "mining" and "decentralization" known by the public, or professional "computing power" and "workload proof" (POW), are related to this mechanism. Second, the ledger is now known as the "blockchain". The foundation of the blockchain is a large distributed, open, interconnected and tamper proof ledger. Nakamoto has made several very important changes to the technologies and mechanisms related to blockchain. His design truly invented "blockchain" and made it the basis of a series of innovations.In the history of Internet development, there are many such toys. Tim Bonas Lee invented the world wide web (WWW), Linus invented the operating system Linux, Mark Anderson developed the m osaic browser (he later developed the Netscape browser), and even Larry Page and Sergey Brin first developed Google. By analogy, I mean that no matter what people think of bitcoin at present, whether it is regarded as currency, commodity or asset, one of its important attributes is a technical toy. In fact, for quite a long time before the price of bitcoin soared, it was a toy. Technicians liked to tamper with and modify toys. There were also cases where someone exchanged 10000 bitcoins for a pizza. After a technology is invented, what practical use it can eventually find and how much impact it can have on the world are other things.As can be seen from the above discussion, Nakamoto created a wonderful toy in the process of solving problems: he created a basic technology, namely blockchain (ledger), and an application, namely bitcoin ("cash"). More specifically, the things invented by Nakamoto include three layers: the bottom layer is the technical blockchain (account book); In the middle is the bitcoin protocol based on blockchain; At the top is the application, the "cash" of bitcoin. Ledgers have both technical and economic meanings. The economic meaning of ledgers will be discussed in detail later.Next, people in different fields further agitated the toy and gradually wanted to make the potential toy practical. People first created a variety of coins similar to bitcoin, and then many people tried to separate coins from chains. Later, the team represented by Ethereum tried to create blockchain 2.0 system and turn it into a "next-generation smart contract and decentralized application platform". Now more organizations are trying to develop a new generation of systems, claiming 3.0 and 4.0. Interestingly, Ethereum has not actually become a new generation of operating system that can run applications. Issuing tokens that meet its erc20 standard has become the core application scenario of its smart contract. In this way, there are many more application tokens all over the world, which is the scene of virtual currency from mid-2017 to now.Anyway, at this time, bitcoin and blockchain technology as a whole have developed to a new stage. It no longer only has the function of issuing "cash" like toys, but also has the function of issuing tokens / tokens. The emergence of pass has opened up the economic possibility and application prospect of blockchain, and the two wings of blockchain, technology and economy, have gradually taken shape. Although it is difficult to predict how the last two will develop, the "currency" representing economy and the "chain" representing technology, economy and technology are intertwined. In a sense, it is a bit like saying at the beginning of the development of the Internet that the Internet is only used to transmit information and should not develop e-commerce. At present, the high price of bitcoin and other virtual currencies and the speculation around them may not be expected by everyone. The chaos of virtual currency speculation should indeed be standardized, but only emphasizing technology, its development may fall into a misunderstanding. Blockchain technology and blockchain economy are intertwined and inseparable.
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