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Sleeping with Allergies: Hypoallergenic Solutions To Help You Sleep


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If we asked you what sets off your allergies, what would you say? Many people would respond with answers like trees blooming, dust in the air, or even certain kinds of animals. What if we told you that a major culprit could be right underneath you all night long? That’s right- your mattress could be causing your allergies, making your allergies worse, or at the very least not making them any better. If you’re sleeping with allergies, this is information you want to know!

How does Your Mattress Contribute to Allergies?

It is possible for your mattress to cause your allergies to flare up! The scary truth is that some mattresses can be the ideal place for dust mites, pet dander, mold, and mildew to thrive. These allergens often cause nasal congestion, sneezing, watery eyes, a runny nose, and coughing. Congestion and obstructed airflow can then cause snoring. Clearly, these allergy symptoms make it harder to fall asleep and stay asleep. Not only that, but you also wake up feeling like you barely slept! It's tough to get the restorative sleep you need, plus a good day afterwards, when your mattress is making you sick.

Our Hypoallergenic Mattresses

It doesn’t have to be this way! Your bedroom should be a place to unwind and relax, not a source of allergens. Your current mattress may be causing you to suffer, but your next mattress doesn’t have to and should not. Now is the time to seriously consider making an upgrade to a better, hypoallergenic latex mattress. We recommend you start your search with:

PranaSleep Organics Collection Super Hatha Supersoft Mattress

If you’re searching for the ultimate all-natural sleep system that won’t cause an allergy flare-up, you’re looking for PranaSleep Organics Collection mattresses. These are hand-crafted from the finest natural materials and designed to ensure long-lasting comfort and pressure-relieving support. These super soft mattresses incorporate generous amounts of organic cotton and wool along with 100% natural Talalay latex throughout. 

Inside, this mattress has 100% Natural Talalay Comfort Layers and Core, which means layered densities of the finest natural latex imported from the Netherlands in varying support levels can be found within the Organics Collection. There is also the OrganicsQuilt Layer. This is a breathable top layer containing 100% natural Talalay latex, organic wool batting, and organic cotton.

You can breathe easy knowing that your new luxury mattress is polyurethane-free, eliminating the off-gassing that accompanies the un-natural materials found in so many other mattresses. Plus, it’ll be this way for a long time to come. Famed luxury brand PranaSleep guarantees it for 10 years, and it is warrantied for 20 years.

Aireloom Seaside Plush Luxetop Mattress

This supple, Plush mattress features CelsionPLUS™ Talalay Latex, a natural, hypoallergenic latex with pressure-relieving ventilation and temperature-regulatory properties. That’s not all there is to love about the mattress, which is handmade in the USA. In fact, it is the epitome of world-class design! The quilt package features graphite-infused Visco elastic memory foam, 8 pounds of cotton, and over 49 artisan-crafted tufts with engulfing comfort.  

Kluft Regalia Luxury Firm Mattress

When only the best of the best will do, and you want it to be hypoallergenic, you’re looking for the Kluft luxury mattress brand. With consistent comfort and premium hand tufting, this innerspring mattress features Belgian jacquard damask silk and wool quilt layers, including tiers of plush quilting foam and a cotton tricot backing. Handcrafted with the highest attention to detail, comfort layers of luxury firm TerraPur™ latex, wool, Aireluxe™ foam, and temperature-regulatory horsetail relieves tension with high breathability. At the core, hand-nested pocketed coils contour to your body and move independently for personalized support, minimal partner disturbances, and pressure relief. TerraPur™ Natural Latex is hypoallergenic, breathable, and certified 100% natural, and Oeko-Tex® class 1 latex provides a uniquely buoyant feel to relax the muscles and relieve tension.

Other Hypoallergenic Solutions to Help You Sleep

Let’s say you already have a mattress you love and don’t want to buy a new mattress, but you do want to lessen your allergies. Perhaps you already have a hypoallergenic mattress, but you want as much protection as possible. There are additional sleep solutions beyond the mattress itself. A few of our favorites include:

PranaSleep Organic Mattress Pad

A mattress pad protects your mattress from accidental spills and stains. Simply place the mattress pad under your sheets to protect the mattress and keep it as high quality as possible for years to come. Of course, buying a new organic mattress won’t help your suffering if you place a chemical-laden mattress pad on top. That is why ours is organic!

Malouf Chambray Hypoallergenic Down Alternative Comforter Set

There’s no sense in getting the perfect mattress and then covering it with blankets that make you sneeze and itch! Complementing any décor, this hypoallergenic neutral comforter and pillow sham set features a soft microfiber fabric shell with a percale weave, lofty down alternative fibers at the fill, and finished with box quilting to prevent bunching or shifting. 

Malouf Zoned Gel Talalay Latex Pillow

A latex pillow is made from soft, all-natural latex. This means it has hypoallergenic properties and is free from any dangerous chemicals. Natural latex is made from the sap of the rubber tree and typically involves sustainable harvesting, so you can feel good about choosing a natural latex pillow for a variety of reasons. This type of latex is also hypoallergenic and resistant to mildew, mold, and dust mites. The Malouf Zoned Gel Talalay Latex pillow is made with 100% natural Talalay latex with no synthetic additives, just like the hypoallergenic mattresses!

Sleep can ease away the effects of the day with nightly regeneration, boosting immunity and replenishing every cell. What happens when this isn’t the case, though? What do you do if you find yourself waking up feeling more ill and unhappy than you were when you laid down? If this is happening to you, and you’re waking up with watery eyes, sneezing, and experiencing other allergy symptoms, the problem could be that you’re spending eight hours a night on the wrong mattress for yourself. Make today the day you do something about it!