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Looking For A Comfortable Bed. Any Suggestions?

Looking For A Comfortable Bed. Any Suggestions?

My husband has a hard time getting comfortable in bed consequently he doesn't sleep well. Does anybody have a good suggestion for a mattress/bed? We're hoping a different matress might help.

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

Inexpensive solution for our family has been a wooden frame with cross slats and a memory foam mattress.

What Mattress Is Best For A Person With Parkinson's?

What Mattress Is Best For A Person With Parkinson's?

When I get into bed, I cannot move myself sideways because I sink into my pillowtop mattress. Any suggestions? Thanks!

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

I think firm is better because I can push against it with my elbows. I find moving in bed very difficult!

Does Your Body Ache In Bed,do They Make A Special Mattress For People With Parkinsons?

Does Your Body Ache In Bed,do They Make A Special Mattress For People With Parkinsons?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

I am not aware of any special mattresses for Parkinson’s patients, but my memory foam mattress feels mighty good.

Does Your Body Ache In Bed,do They Make A Special Mattress For People With Parkinsons?

Does Your Body Ache In Bed,do They Make A Special Mattress For People With Parkinsons?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

Boy ,wouldn't that be nice if they did but what little I know I don't think so. A nice bed would make a difference

Has Anyone Found A Comfortable Mattress? I Had To Get Rid Of My Temper Pedic Because I Would Have A Hard Time Moving Around.

Has Anyone Found A Comfortable Mattress? I Had To Get Rid Of My Temper Pedic Because I Would Have A Hard Time Moving Around.

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

I LOVE the Saatva adjustable bed ( available online in all sizes). It even has a nightlight which runs around the perimeter of the bed! It also has a ledge which goes around the base of he bed which… read more

What Is The Best Mattress For A Parkinson’s Patient…?. At Home…. Not Hospital Bed.?

What Is The Best Mattress For A Parkinson’s Patient…?. At Home…. Not Hospital Bed.?

My husband has PD …. Needs a very firm mattress ! He Wants to be able to push himself up with his hands and arms to get out of bed.
Our mattress is too soft and does not support his push up, lift motion.
Thanks for any suggestions !

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

I bought a purple mattress nice

What Mattress Or Topper Is Good To Use? And Mucuna.

What Mattress Or Topper Is Good To Use? And Mucuna.

I am in stage 1 to early 2 . I have a temper-pedic mattress with upper and lower raises. It is becoming too soft. I find myself moving like an inchworm in some beds to move. I have a partially torn rotator cuff to boot; so, need a firm shoulder neck support. What firm mattresses work well for others. I like very firm prior to symptoms onset. Thanks!

Also does anyone use Mucuna who can tell me what dose, brands, etc. work best for them? Realize it is not FDA approved. Have my… read more

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

Appreciate the response but MUCUNA is a form of L-dopa not a pain med it is a pure form and I am trying to discover more about it VOLTAREN is a medicine for
pain reliefAnti-inflammatory I believe… read more

Mattresses

Mattresses

I was wondering if there is any better mattress that someone could recommend. We have a soft sided mattress, and my husband has a really hard time getting up from it. Should we have a firm mattress? Any certain brand? Thanks.

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

firm bed and leg counter balance. side roll to exit

Mattresses For Parkinson People?

Mattresses For Parkinson People?

Any recommendations for the best mattress for Parkinson needs with sleeping issues?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

I have trouble sleeping also and I have one of the best mattresses you can get and I take a sleeping pill just part of the disease I think