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Advice Desperately Needed! 08 Oct 2012 15:53 #1

Hello-

I have been struggling with back and neck problems for a few years, and have been through two different Keetsa mattresses hoping for a good night's sleep.

I finally have realized that nothing Keetsa is going to work for me. I tried the iComfort and temperpedic in store but can't tell how they would be over a long term (and wow, the price!). I'm desperate to find a good mattress.

My main issue with both Keetsa's I head (first the Tea Leaf Classic, then the Tea Leaf Supreme) is that not only do I wake up many times a night because my back hurts but also my arms keep going numb to a point of pain and that wakes me up a lot.

I am 5'4, 150 female, live in San Francisco, and just sold my Keetsa to a couple on Craigslist last night! So I slept on my air mattress, and got no sleep, and must buy something better today.

Any advice appreciated. I have been reading and reading and reading this wonderful resource and also tried googling a locally sourced/made memory foam company but I'm really a bit lost as to what to do.

Thanks,
Diana

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Re: Advice Desperately Needed! 08 Oct 2012 20:03 #2

Hi deezee,

Any advice appreciated. I have been reading and reading and reading this wonderful resource and also tried googling a locally sourced/made memory foam company but I'm really a bit lost as to what to do.


The first thing I would suggest is to take more time. I don't believe you can make a good choice in a day and I would rather sleep on a sofa or on blankets on the floor for a few days than make such an important choice in a single day. While you may be uncomfortable for a few days ... I think that's probably better than being uncomfortable for a much longer time.

The next thing I would suggest is to read post #1 in this thread which is a step by step process that can lead to the best possible choice for your needs and preferences.

The best options I know of in the San Francisco area are in post #2 here .

You have some great options in your area but the odds are overwhelming that a single day is not enough time to do some initial reading, make the initial phone calls, and do the testing that is necessary to make your best choice.

Phoenix
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Re: Advice Desperately Needed! 08 Oct 2012 20:45 #3

Thanks Phoenix. Agh, you are right.

Thanks for pointing me to your other threads. Will read and study up tonight.

Best,
Diana

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