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When it comes to choosing the right mattress the first detail you need to consider is your sleeping position.
Side Sleepers: 74% of people sleep on their sides. This sleep position possess more stressed pressure points at the hips and shoulders. Typically needing a soft or medium mattress with firmness scale ranging from a 2-7 contouring to the curves on the side of the body; providing even support, important for spinal alignment, and cushion those areas.
Back Sleepers: These sleepers are able to sleep well on a wide range of medium to firm mattresses ranging between 4 and 8 on the scale.
Stomach Sleepers: Most stomach sleepers prefer a medium comfort mattress with a firmness scale ranging between 5 and 7.
The second factor to take into consideration is body style.