I need a new mattress for my lower back. I am torn between memory foam or air foam.

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  1. yosemite sam

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    I read that air mattress is excellent for lower back pain but is high maintenence. Memory foam is less maintenance but will start to sag sooner. Anyone get a new mattress recently?
     
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    Tuft and Needle. I've been hearing a lot of commercials about them.
     
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    I've had memory foam mattress for about 6 years. It gets a little hot sometimes, but it's been damn nice.
     
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    Im a sweathog too, :nocheer:
     
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    What about reviews? All commercials are supposed to be good.
     
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    When I got my memory foam I was advised to get one with a cover made from bamboo because it wouldn't trap as much heat. Seems to have made all the difference, because I'm also a sweaty guy and I don't find the mattress hot at all.

    Also, thumbs up for memory foam for bad backs.
     
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    Tuftandneedle.com
     
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    This thread is a disaster.
     
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    DarkFriday Fired as a MOD...Twice. Gold

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    I just went to Jerome's and pointed to one I could afford.
     
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    Horrible shopping habit. I always research and research some more. Its not a big deal if you're buying something small but I dont want to go thru this shit in 2-3 years again. :nocheer:
     
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    I would buy from the mattress company that fired Oderus.
     
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    They make memory foam hybrids that have cooling material on top. My best advice is go to a place that let's you try the thing for at least 30 days, no questions asked
     
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    A lot of the online places offer the same deal with free shipping boh ways. I might go try a few models out instore and order it online. :bbed: Thanks for the advice even though I spammed your thread :giggle:
     
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    Yep, too hot for me.
     
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    They give you free shipping if you don't like it. Good luck getting it squished into a box for shipping!
     
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    You spammed my thread? which one? I didn't even notice
     
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    This. I have a hybrid - coils on bottom but majority is memory foam & then the cooling top. My back has never been better!
     
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    Not to be a total faggit but.......look how you have to dispose of those memory foam matresses ..do you really want to spend 1/3 of time on something bad enuff the regular dumps won't accept them?