Choosing a Mattress For Restless Sleepers

Choosing a Mattress For Restless Sleepers

If you're a restless sleeper, finding the best mattress can be a game changer. The right mattress can provide the support and comfort needed to minimise disturbances and enhance sleep quality. This post looks at some tips for choosing a mattress that will help you get a more restful night's sleep.

Key Tips

  • Firm or extra firm mattresses are recommended for restless sleepers due to their solid support.


  • Memory foam mattresses can reduce sleep disturbances by conforming to body shape and providing effective motion isolation.


  • Customisable mattresses offer personalized firmness levels for individual sleep preferences and needs.


  • Pocket spring mattresses or memory foam with pocket springs can minimize disturbance from partner's movements.


  • Adding a mattress topper can provide additional comfort and ventilation without sacrificing mattress firmness.

What Causes Restless Sleep?

If you frequently toss and turn at night, you're likely experiencing restless sleep patterns due to discomfort, stress, or lack of proper support. This can disrupt your sleep and impact your overall health and well-being.

Root Causes of Restless Sleep: Physical discomfort, pain, mental stress, and poor mattress support.


  • Consider a firmer mattress for better support.
  • Add a mattress topper for extra cushioning and improved ventilation.
  • Use a mattress with motion isolation features to minimize disturbances from partner movements.

Mattress Types & Firmness

Choosing the right mattress firmness is crucial for restless sleepers. A firmer mattress can provide better support and reduce movement transfer, improving your sleep quality.

Why Opt For a Firm Mattresses?

  • Better body support
  • Minimized movement during sleep
  • Reduced sleep disturbance
  • Enhancement Tip: Use a mattress topper for added cushioning without losing firmness.


Frequently Asked Questions


What is the Best Mattress for Restless Sleepers?

We highly recommend the DFI Posture Plus, our firmest mattress, designed to provide maximum support, especially for those with back pain:

Its supportive fillings create an extra firm surface, making it an excellent choice for those who have been advised to use a very firm mattress.


Are Memory Foam Mattresses Good for Restless Sleepers?

Yes, memory foam mattresses are great for restless sleepers. They absorb movement, provide excellent pressure relief, and offer a stable sleeping surface. They'll help you find and maintain a comfortable position all night.
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