Stay cool with new mattress technology

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - As temperatures rise through summer, it may be tempting to turn the thermostat down to achieve a cooler temperature in our bedrooms while we sleep. While some air conditioning is good, blasting cold air all night is not the most affordable option! Save money by making your bed accommodating for cool temperatures.

Pat McCurren, the owner of Mattress Direct, says that now is the time to ditch the bulky bed spreads and opt for lighter, more breathable sheets and bedding. New technology has helped produce great new sheets, pillows, and mattresses that are specifically designed to stay cool and regulate body temperature.

When we fall asleep, our body temperature drops slightly. Depending on our environment, the body then works to maintain that lower temperature by any means necessary. If the air around our body is too warm, the body will work to cool itself. This unnecessary action causes us to come out of our deeper sleep stages or wake up entirely. That said, it's important to keep cool as best we can so that we can sleep soundly through the night.

In the past, memory foam beds got a bad rap for getting too hot in the middle of the night. New technologies have solved this problem with memory foam bed! By conducting heat away from the body, beds like these help you stay cooler and remain in a deep sleep longer.

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