Choose a Non-Toxic Mattress

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Choose a non-toxic mattress.
When considering the amount of time and we spend in bed, it is a no-brainer that we should be looking for a mattress that is non-toxic. Mattresses made with harmful chemicals have been linked to causing asthma, respiratory diseases, nervous system disorders, vision problems, skin reactions (rashes and eczema), thyroid problems, and cancer. These illnesses are commonly seen over a long period of exposure but may be seen immediately in some who are extra sensitive to the chemicals. Those especially sensitive to the chemicals often experience headaches, a sore throat, and/or eye allergies shortly after exposure.Babies and children are especially at risk with exposure. Think of the long hours that your baby sleeps on his or her mattress, or the hours that your teenager spends on his or her bed doing homework, talking on the phone, or watching videos on a laptop in addition to the time spent sleeping. All of the time spent on a mattress made from toxic materials adds to the potential of current and future health risks.If you google the term “toxic mattress”, you will see that several chemicals often used to make mattresses are considered toxic. Chemicals including brominated fire retardant, boric acid, and

Babies and children are especially at risk with exposure. Think of the long hours that your baby sleeps on his or her mattress, or the hours that your teenager spends on his or her bed doing homework, talking on the phone, or watching videos on a laptop in addition to the time spent sleeping. All of the time spent on a mattress made from toxic materials adds to the potential of current and future health risks.

If you google the term “toxic mattress”, you will see that several chemicals often used to make mattresses are considered toxic. Chemicals including brominated fire retardant, boric acid, and chlorinated tris are just a few of the materials used that are considered to be toxic. In addition, all polyurethane foam, the primary cushioning material is nearly all mattresses “off-gas” harmful chemicals. This makes sense as the primary ingredient to make foam is gasoline.

IntelliBED mattresses use the most non-toxic materials in all of their mattresses. They don’t use chemicals to make their mattresses fire resitant, natural organic cotton is the cover material of choice, and the primary cusioning material is made of the same ingredients used to make baby bottle nipples. By choosing to sleep on an IntelliBED mattress, you’re choosing to sleep on one of the most non-toxic mattresses available.