Memory Foam or Latex Mattress? Some answers.

  If you are thinking of buying a new mattress and are considering foam, I know you are as confused as the rest of us. I started my search for what to purchase by looking for definitive studies on the pros and cons of memory foam vs latex. And there aren’t any. Well, none that I could find. The reason, as suggested by sleep specialist Donna L. Arand, Ph.D.  is that sleep is a subjective experience. Yes, movement — or lack thereof — during the night, and the number of times the subject wakes can be measured but the frequency of these actions can’t be directly attributed to the mattress. So, it all comes down to which one you prefer. But there are some considerations you might want to look at before you go shopping. Memory foam is made from a petroleum-based product. It has a smell but that smell READ MORE