Sleeping for under seven hours a night greatly raises the risk of catching a cold, US research has suggested.
Not only are the number of hours of sleep extremely important, the amount of truly uninterrupted sleep is possibly even more important:
Volunteers who spent less than 92% of their time in bed asleep were five-and-a-half times more likely to become ill than those who were asleep for at least 98% of their time in bed.“
A high quality mattress will provide correct spinal alignment, while relieving sensitive pressure points. It will also regulate temperature and wick away moisture. All of this leads to less tossing and turning. A higher quality mattress will help to ensure that when you are in bed, you’re actually getting the rest you need.