Sleep Systems: How to Choose a Mattress?

4. Gel Mattress

Gel Mattress
Gel Mattress

These mattresses contain gel instead of foam. This type of mattress contains gel either in the mattress upholstery layer or the support system, or both. It has better temperature control system by dissipating your body heat more effectively, gives you better air flow circulation and has cooling properties. It is different from a foam mattress, so it is preferable that you test the mattress once before buying it and see if it comforts you. Best for the heavy sleepers.


Different comfort, feel and support, temperature control, and air flow circulation.


Little Expensive, best to test before buying.