Questions tagged [memory-foam]

for questions about claims based on memory foam and its effects.

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Do memory foam mattresses cause inflammation?

According to a competitor, [...] the visco memory foam mattress cuts off circulation and increases inflammation. This is in keeping with my personal experience of inflammation. Is that just an ...
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Do memory foam mattresses help reduce back pain?

Memory foam and related products have claims like TEMPUR Mattresses create a custom fit for your body, virtually eliminating painful pressure points and reducing your body’s need to toss and turn ...
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Are organic mattresses healthier than the alternatives?

Some stores sell "organic mattresses" or "non-chemical" mattresses (consisting of 'all-natural' latex, as if latex were not a chemical) for children. Example Example Some of them ...
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Do memory foam mattresses give off toxic fumes?

I recently purchased a memory foam (polyurethane) mattress and was looking online to see how long they take to "air out". They produce a strong odor for awhile after manufacture. However, instead of ...
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