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Archive for March 2015

Concerns over latex mattress allergy.

Jen writes: Thank you so much sir for your response and help. One follow-up question if that’s alright. Can you recommend anything without latex? I have an allergy and I’m not sure if a mattress would effect it? Thank you! Jen Hi Jen, You have nothing to worry […]

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A mattress that will hold up a 300 lb man with a bad back.

Reed writes: I need a mattress that will hold up a 300 lb man with a bad back  and a 180 lb woman Queen size bed . I kinda like what I have read about the cameo plush 2 sided mattress. Reed Hi Reed, For people like you, who […]

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Severe Neck Pain. Which Latex Pillow?‏

Pat writes: Hi Pete, I suffer from severe neck pain and need a new pillow. I’m told that latex pillows last the longest. Is there one that is better than others for reducing neck pain? Thanks, Pat   Hi Pat, Yes. There is one, in particular, that […]

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Need a new mattress for 500 lb guy.

Guy writes: Hello, I need a new mattress. I weigh 500 lbs. I have a 9 year old Stearns & Foster one sided mattress now. I cannot sleep on it for more than 4 or 5 hours at a time. I wake up every day with back […]

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Sciatica, a 2 sided mattress for a large man, Therapedic Medi Coil.

Kevin writes: Hello,  I am looking for a mattress preferably 2 sided like the good old mattresses of old. I was looking at your Therapedic Medi Coil mattresses.  I weigh 290 lbs and 5 feet 11 inches in height. I have sciatica from my lower back going […]

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Advice about a new mattress or just a latex mattress topper.

Heidi writes: Hello, I’d like to hear your advice about getting a new mattress or just trying one of your latex mattress toppers. Our king size mattress is at least 8 years old, probably older, and I started having shoulder pain several months ago. It is so […]

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Latex pillows for neck pain. Handling a latex mattress topper.

Heidi writes: Hi Pete, I read about the latex topper being a bear to put on the bed? Can you explain a little? I’m probably going to order the latex topper. Maybe the latex pillows, too, since I have a little neck pain. Thanks, Heidi Hi Heidi, Yes, […]

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Herniated Discs, Hip Bursitis, Soft Talalay Latex Mattress Topper…2″ or 3″?

Judi writes: Before I order a soft Talalay Latex mattress topper…(have read most of your info)….should I stick with the 2″ rather than 3″? Issue is hip bursitis…no surgical history. Husband is a back sleeper and was very comfortable on the Phillipsburg Plush Pillowtop and although he […]

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Simmons Beautyrest luxury plush pillow top recharge mattress.

Linda writes: Greetings, I should have found your site before I started to buy. Ouch is so many ways. But here I am. Bought a Simmons Beautyrest luxury plush pillow top recharge mattress in queen. It is hard as nails, neck and upper back hurt, then my […]

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S&F Lucas Park comparable, or Latex mattress.

Sudarshan writes: Peter, We spoke today. I bought the S&F Lucas Park Queen size mattress around Jan 2011 from you and like that. We do not use the latex topper that we purchased separately as it was too soft. The latex topper in the mattress itself works well […]

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Two Sided Therapedic Med-Coil Mattress for a 300 lb. man.

Stacy writes: Thanks for you quick reply!  My Dad who is 6’2″ weighs about 300lbs asked if this model would be good for him too?  He and Mom have a Campbell that is sagging like there is no tomorrow, so they will be in the market for a new […]

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Fibromyalgia & Shoulder Pain, Latex Topper for a Posturepedic Mattress.

Kim writes: Hi Pete, Just stayed at a hotel with the Posturepedic Monogram Ultra 800 series mattress and I love the top on it. Having read your blog I am interested in, I think, the 2 inch latex topper for the mattresses you sell. I could not […]

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All-Natural Latex Mattresses and Toppers.

William writes: So, we are still trying to weigh our options. We have had such bad luck we are hesitant to spend a lot of money without knowing what we are purchasing.  So we have some more questions (sorry!): 1)  What is the difference between the latex toppers you […]

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Neck, shoulder & hip pain, Latex topper for a too firm mattress.

Carrie writes: Hi Pete, I have a king size firm mattress that works fine for my husband. My issue is neck and shoulder pain, sometimes hip pain. I am a 57 year old female, 5’2″, 150 pounds. Can you recommend a topper for me? I never move […]

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Herniated Discs. Which Latex Topper for a Too Firm Simmons Beautyrest Mattress.

Lindsi writes: Hi Pete, I’m looking at your site and pleased with the Q&A. I have a question. I have a California King Simmons Beautyrest that is too firm. I am 190 lbs, 5’3″ with two herniated Lumbar discs, knee surgery from torn meniscus and my husband is 5’5″, 105 […]

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L3 & 4 Disc issues, over-weight, Osteoarthritis. Therapedic Cameo Plush, Best Value Mattress.

Donna writes: Hi Pete, My husband and I are in our late 60s. I have osteoarthritis in my knee and I am over weight. My husband has L3 and 4 disc issues and is over weight. We have a problem with getting hot at night. We need […]

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Wolf Adara Mattress vs. A Plush Simmons Beautyrest.

Ralph writes: Hi Pete, I’ve been reading your blog and what you say about firm support and a soft sleeping surface makes a lot of sense. I want to thank you for sharing your depth of knowledge with all of us. However, my wife tried and liked […]

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Toronto, Shoulder Pain, Twin XL Mattress & Latex Topper.

Frank writes: Dear Sir, I live in Toronto. I’ve been having shoulder pain for the past several months. My weight is 220 lbs.’ and I am 6’2”. I’m a side sleeper. Are there any oversize mattresses available on the market ? If not I will take the longest […]

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What is the equivalent Simmons Beautyrest mattress today?‏

Janet writes: Hi Pete, Have had a Simmons Beautyrest mattress for 18 years and have been very happy with it and its box spring. It’s a Beautyrest Exquisite Ultimate Extra Firm The “do not disturb” mattress with pocketed coil spring respond individually. What would be the equivalent mattress […]

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Back & Hip Pain, a Firm Simmons Beautyrest Mattress & a 2″ Soft Latex Topper.

Hi Pete, I stumbled upon this blog and thought that I should see if I could get any recommendations. It has always been hard for me to find a mattress and have a comfortable night sleep. I’m only 24 and I have spina bifida with my lower vertebrae […]

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Two twin beds to be used as a king. Cameo Plush Mattress.

Donn writes: Hi Pete, We need two twin beds to be used with one king headboard. I am about 270 lbs and my wife is about 150 lbs. What would you recommend that will hold up under my weight and still be comfortable? Thanks, Donn Hi Donn, […]

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Latex Mattress Topper Advice‏

Louise writes: I would like to buy 2 latex mattress toppers and need your advice on deciding which brand and thickness: #1 is for a twin bed in a guest room.  I notice that the mattress sags a little after guests leave and yet they never complain, […]

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Mattress on Platform Bed causing hip pain.

Crickett writes: Hello, I used to get hip pain every single night. I have a puffy top mattress. On top of that I have  3″ foam topper, and on top of that I have a 2.5 inch mattress pad. The bed was amazing! The hip pain was […]

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King Platform Bed for a 12″ mattress.

Marlene writes: Hi Pete, I am looking for a king sized platform bed. Right now, we have a 12 inch deep king sized mattress and box spring. Will a 12 inch deep mattress work with a platform bed? Will it look right?  Do you have platform beds available? Thanks, Marlene […]

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Talalay Latex foam mattress topper question.

Lee writes: Hello. We are considering buying your 2″ talalay latex foam mattress topper. Can you tell me how to place topper on mattress? Does it go directly on top of mattress before the mattress pad is placed on? Or do you place it on top of […]

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