What is Memory foam mattress?

Category: Equipment

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Unlike standard foams that compress, but want to spring back to their original shape immediately, memory foam cells compress fully and spread their air pressure to adjoining cells.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

side_effects of Memory foam mattress"

Severe
2
Moderate
2
Mild
1
None
21

Commonly reported side effects, conditions, and hospitalizations associated with Memory foam mattress

Back pain 1
Hospitalization 1
Muscle pain 1
Pain in hips 1
Pain in legs 1
Pain in lower back 1

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Dosages

Why Patients Stopped Using (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason Patients
Expense 1
Other 1
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Duration

How Long Current Patients Have Been Using Memory foam mattress
Duration Patients
0-1 month 0
1-3 months 0
3-6 months 0
6 months-1 year 0
1-2 years 2
2 years or more 11
How Long Patients Used Before Stopping
Duration Patients
0-1 month 0
1-3 months 0
3-6 months 0
6 months-1 year 2
1-2 years 0
2 years or more 0
Adherence
Always
23 88%
Usually
1 4%
Sometimes
1 4%
Never
1 4%
Burden
Very
2 8%
Somewhat
3 12%
A little
2 8%
Not at all
19 73%
Cost per month
$200+
2 33%
$100-199
1 17%
$50-99
0 0%
$25-49
1 17%
2 33%
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3 patient evaluations for Memory foam mattress

Rachael
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Rachael
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Bulbar: severe
Arms: severe
Chest: moderate
Legs: severe
I am: vb
I have:
ALS

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Jul 29, 2012 (Started Aug 20, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: Slight
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: It's comfier than a standard mattress just not always comfy enough

  • 0 helpful marks
TIREDNSICK
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TIREDNSICK
Gender: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: Most
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: All
Stickman: all
Description:F44y
FM:10y Dx
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Sep 11, 2009 (Started Sep 12, 2004)

  • Perceived effectiveness for General health: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain in lower back: Slight
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: Daily

  • 1 helpful mark
arabellamilla
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arabellamilla
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: None
Fatigue: None
Sleep: None
Stiffness: None
function: All
external_stress: Little
Stickman: none
Description:F33y
FM:?y
CFS:5y Dx
I am: g
I have:
ME/CFS

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Jul 1, 2006 (Started Jul 01, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain in hips: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain in lower back: Slight
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: Definately gives a more restful nights sleep. Before I used to get pressure pain in the joints, particularly the hips, when I'd been laid on one side for some time. I find that for pain in the lower back it isn;t as effective and I need to put a rolled towel under my back until it relaxes...

  • 0 helpful marks
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