Half of Us Think It's Illegal to Cut the Tag Off a Mattress, Plus Four More Sleep-Related Myths


1.  66% of us think you're supposed to replace your mattress every 10 years.  They CAN last that long, or longer.  But in general, it's every SEVEN years, not 10.



2.  43% of us think it's fine to just catch up on sleep over the weekend.  It's better to get a good night's sleep EVERY night.  Being tired all week can be tough on your body, and sleeping in on the weekend doesn't really make up for it.



3.  61% of us think that if you have a bad back, a FIRM mattress is always best.  In general, that one's true.  But not always.  Some people do better with a softer mattress, so it varies.



4.  Half of us think some people don't DREAM.  52% of men and 46% of women think that's true.  But EVERYONE has dreams.  Some people just don't remember them. 



(PR Newswire)


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