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Air Mattress Sleeping Bag
Yes: And depends how old. If it is a baby it is best to keep him in a play yard or crib, if it is a child who is used to a bed it should be fine as long as it does not deflate. Always put a cotton sheet on it, so you child won´t get to hot. ...Read more
Pain in left trap recently relieved. Pain due to sleeping on air mattress. But a nerve is irritated below my left tri. Any suggestions for cause?
Why is it if I sleep on a couch or air mattress I get pain in my hips? In a bed, no pain? Even napping on the couch after an hour I get the pain? Tx
Soreness above right hip bone after sleeping on an air mattress and moving some heavy boxes. Could this be related to puroformis strain from year ago?
Possibly: It depends on which side of the hip the pain is on to what the possible causes happen to be. ...Read more
Every time i sleep on an airbed i get upper back pain between my shoulder blades. How do I prevent this?
I lost my balance standing on an air mattress and when i fell my my right arm went behind my head and now i cant hardly lift it and i have pain in my?
Injury to Arm: You have either bruised your arm muscles or may have broken one of the bones in the arm. The only way to know what to do is either go see a physician or let us know how your arm looks on the surface? color? ?swelling? Can your move(bend and roll your wrist? What pain medication are you taking? If you send these details, we can offer you further guidance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Besides : Back pain? A "bad mattress" is in the back of the sleeper. If you are getting non-restorative sleep; waking frequently; have neck and back pain, that's a "bad mattress" for you. One size does not fit all. Good sleep hygeine is also important and cannot be underestimated, either. ...Read more
If your mattress is: Feeling too soft for you- have you tried placing a board under it? Additionally, use good sleep hygiene. 1. Keep a regular bedtime & wakening time (to include weekends). Get up the same time each day, regardless of what time you fell asleep. 2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine. Relaxing rituals prior to bedtime may include a warm bath or shower, aroma therapy, reading, or listening to. ...Read more
What?: Harmful long term....Likely no. Totally disgusting....No question! ...Read more
Probaly not.: If you are worried replace the mattress topper or clean it. But it probably will be oaky either way. ...Read more
Good ?: I have had a bad back ; put up with an l5-s1 disk ; leg pain 4 about 7 years . Had a lami in 1982 ; have had no trouble since. During my horrible 7 years i found a firm mattress best. However after performing about 500+ laminectomy's i found every patient was different in their choice of mattresses, some even preferred water beds. B 4 u spend $ try one out. Many places allow u 2 use 4 a while @hom. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What's the best way to sleep (position, mattress, etc.), as a lifelong habit, so not to get sleep problems 30 years later?
Long answer!: Best way to sleep can be very personalized. In general i would say make sure you are correct/near ideal body weight, avoid sedative hypnotics prior to sleep, sleep on side if comfortable, avoid matresses that may become old and worn, avoid allergens during sleep (make sure breathing clean air). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Would it be better for someone with a bad back to sleep on a mattress that is old and damaged or on the floor with comforters?
Whatever: Whichever assembly that is most refreshing to you. ...Read more
My baby is 9 months now and still sleeping in a bassinet in my room, is that ok for her back development or its better to lay her down on a mattress?
Doesn't matter: I recommend a firm mattress with no blankets, bumpers, pillows for infants.Many infants have suffocated in these in the past. Babies back will develop fine in either setting. ...Read more
Back pain: A firm sleeping surface is beter for the back. ...Read more
Few things: Many recommend rotating and turning over the mattress regularly. This way, the position of your body is on different parts of the mattress and spreads out the areas of weight over more of the mattress. Also, you can get a piece of plywood (3/8 - 1/2 inch thick, at least) and place it under the mattress for greater support. Less costly than a new mattress. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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