You can't avoid it. Everything from gel foam, memory foam, foam bed sales, memory foam mattress sale. Cheap foam beds are available at retailers like Costco and WalMart, from brands like Serta, Sealy, Tempurpedic and Simmons. It can truly be overwhelming for consumers. But those are just a few of the challenges. Google "memory foam" mattress or "memory foam complaints" and you will see that your concerns and issues are the same as everyone else's....foam sleeps hot, I feel like I'm in quicksand, it makes me dizzy from the chemical smells, it's too expensive. In all honesty, memory foam is not the most eco-friendly thing in the world. Then why do so many people purchase them?
Memory foam is, at least in our opinion, one of the best surfaces you can sleep on, due to its amazing support, durability and comfort; it's one of the best materials for providing pressure-free, supportive sleep.
If you are mattress shopping, you will quickly see that everyone has a memory foam mattress. It's even in that ancient coil mattress you still have. It's true, in our experience, most people are completely unaware that their current mattress contains foam above the coils. And it's that foam that wears out and creates a body impression, not the coils failing. Coils rarely if every wear out, it's the foam over them that does.
All memory foams are not created equally. In fact, by definition, memory foam is just a fancy term for foam. All foam returns to its prior shape, it's just the nature of foam. We have foam everywhere: under our carpet, in our chairs and sofas, in our car seats, shoes, etc. What makes all these types of foam different is the quality of the foam. The foam used by most mattress companies is a low-density, low quality foam, which is guaranteed to matte down rather quickly, sleep hot and has a toxic foam odor. Good quality foam breathes well and does not sleep hot, lasts a long time and does not have that toxic VOC scent. What is a VOC? Volatile Organic Compounds. The act of anything having a scent. A rose has a VOC...it's just not toxic. This is why we only use CertiPUR-US® certified foams.
A quick primer in foam: There is only two ways to make foam; rubber or synthetics. If someone tells you they make natural memory foam, or it's made of soybean oil or castor bean oil, they are not being 100% honest. Now, in between those two foams, you can mix in things. For example, you can mix synthetics with latex to create latex that feels more like memory foam, or you can replace some of the synthetic content with natural plant oils such as soy or castor oil to create a foam which is less dependent on synthetics. When you get your new SpineAlign Mattress, rest assured you're getting a top-of-the-line memory foam mattress made in America, that won't stink up your house and make you sick with noxious fumes, and won't be treated with toxic chemicals to make them fire retardant. Don't be surprised if you find yourself saying, "This is the most comfortable bed I've ever slept on!"