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A quality night’s rest plays an important role in maintaining mental and physical health. However, many things can disrupt quality sleep, including snoring. Those who snore may have trouble staying asleep, and partners of snorers may also find it difficult to rest through the disruptions.

Though snoring can have several possible causes that you should discuss with your doctor, the sound ultimately stems from breathing through a partially blocked airway. The soft tissue around the upper airway vibrates with each breath, which results in the tell-tale sound of snoring. While it may not be possible to entirely “cure” this condition, certain adjustments may help reduce or prevent snoring.

Finding a quality mattress that provides the right combination of comfort and support is one way to find relief. We will share our favorite mattresses for snoring and give an overview of how they may help. Then, we will break down what to look for in a mattress for snoring and share other potential solutions to help you and your partner get a quality night of rest.

In-Depth Reviews

Our tests show the Helix Midnight provides ample cushioning and solid support for side sleepers, making the mattress a good match for anyone hoping to reduce snoring by using this position. Consistent cooling, a stable perimeter, above-average motion isolation, and approachable pricing also set this hybrid apart from the competition.

  • Pros

    1. Foam comfort layers gently contour to reduce pressure and maintain even support

    2. Reinforced perimeter coils prevent deep sinkage along the edges

    3. Optional phase change cover dissipates heat on contact

  • Cons

    1. Initial off-gassing smells can be fairly strong

    2. Stomach sleepers over 230 pounds may not receive adequate support

Mattress Type

Hybrid

Firmness Options

Medium Firm (6)

Price Range

$749 – $1,399

Trial Period

100 nights (30-night requirement)

Product Details

Helix Sleep’s lineup includes 20 different hybrid mattresses, each one geared toward certain types of people based on their body type and preferred sleep position. Our team has tested most of these models, and the Helix Midnight is one of the brand’s most balanced offerings. Adaptive foam layers contour evenly to cushion the body while resisting sinkage and maintaining an even surface, while robust pocketed coils deliver sturdy support. Paired with the right pillow, this mattress can be a major asset for people who snore.

The medium firm (6) Midnight’s comfort system consists of memory foam over dense transitional polyfoam. These materials create a balance of cushioning and responsiveness. You’ll notice a light bounce when you get into bed, followed by a cradling effect as your body settles. Extra coil reinforcement along the perimeter limits sinkage when you lie near the edges of the mattress or get in and out of bed. High-density base foam rounds out the hybrid design. 

While Helix Sleep specifically designed the Midnight for side sleepers between 130 and 230 pounds, our tests show the mattress is a good fit for side, back, and stomach sleepers up to 230 pounds. We were also impressed with the Midnight’s motion isolation. The foam layers effectively absorb movement and reduce transfer, which can be beneficial if you share your bed with a restless partner.

Standard Midnight models come with knit polyester covers. You can upgrade to a cover made of GlacioTex, a phase change material engineered to capture and release body heat. Helix Sleep also offers two high-end variations on the Midnight. The Midnight Luxe adds a foam-cushioned Euro-top, zoned coils, and a moisture-wicking Tencel cover to the standard design. The newest version is the Midnight Elite, which builds on the original model with extra foam and two minicoil layers in the comfort system.

The original Midnight is priced well below average for a hybrid model and shipping is free for customers in the contiguous U.S., so the mattress is a good option for shoppers with limited budgets. You’ll also receive two complimentary pillows with your purchase. Helix Sleep’s trial period runs for 100 nights. If you’re satisfied with the mattress after the return period ends, you’ll also receive a 10-year warranty against manufacturing defects.

The Nectar Adjustable Bundle includes your choice of an all-foam or hybrid mattress, an adjustable base, and a full bedding set — all at a reasonable sticker price. The bed’s multi-zone massage and wide range of position options can further improve your sleep and help you wake up feeling well-rested and pain-free each morning.

  • Pros

    1. High-value sleep bundle includes a mattress, adjustable base, and full bedding set

    2. Memory foam contours evenly to promote proper alignment and reduce pressure

    3. All customers receive 50 nights to try out their new products

  • Cons

    1. May not be necessary if you’re just looking for a new mattress

    2. All Nectar mattresses are prone to strong initial off-gassing odor

Mattress Type

Foam

Firmness Options

Medium Firm (6)

Price

$1,398

Trial Period

50 nights

Product Details

A supportive mattress paired with an adjustable bed can be a very effective deterrent to snoring. Unfortunately, purchasing these two products together can amount to big spending. The Nectar Adjustable Bundle includes not only these elements, but also a pair of pillows, a mattress protector, and a full sheet set — all at an exceptionally low price. 

You can choose from any of Nectar’s current all-foam or hybrid models. The flagship Nectar Mattress is the most affordable — and most popular — option, but upgrading to another model such as the Premier or Copper Hybrid may result in better temperature control and overall performance. We recommend an all-foam mattress if you prefer deep cushioning from your sleep surface and a hybrid for more support, but all Nectar models feature memory foam layers that contour evenly and excel at pressure relief. Motion isolation for couples is another major strength of each Nectar mattress.

The Nectar Adjustable Base is a standout product in its own right. A wide range of motion for the head and feet lets you choose from various positions, including zero gravity. We recommend elevating the head to reduce snoring. The base’s remote also features an anti-snore preset that automatically lifts the head with the push of a button. USB ports on each side of the bed let you charge your devices at night, and the legs are adjustable with multiple height options if you need more under-bed space.

All components in the bundle qualify for a generous 50-night trial period. If you decide to keep the set, the mattress is backed by a lifetime warranty and the base comes with a three-year warranty. Shipping is free of charge within the contiguous U.S.

The WinkBed is a thoughtfully constructed luxury hybrid with cushy comfort layers and zoned coils that push back against the extra weight beneath your midsection. You can choose from four firmness levels based on your body type, primary sleep position, and general preferences for cushioning and support.

  • Pros

    1. Reinforced perimeter for ample edge support

    2. Quilted Euro-top excels at pressure relief

    3. Four firmness levels available

  • Cons

    1. Strong off-gassing odor for the first 48 hours

    2. Limited options for those seeking an exceptionally soft mattress

Mattress Type

Innerspring

Firmness Options

Medium Firm (6)

Price Range

$1,149 – $2,049

Trial Period

120 nights (30 night requirement)

Product Details

The WinkBed Mattress is a hybrid model that comes in four variations, each with a different firmness. The Luxury Firm model stands out for its cushioned Euro-top and robust coil system, which provide an excellent balance of support and contouring for sleepers who experience back pain.

The bed has a Euro-top quilted with cooling gel-infused polyfoam, which cradles the body for excellent pressure relief. Beneath is a layer of higher-density SupportCell polyfoam that enhances cradling while also creating a firm buffer between the comfort system and core. The coil system in the bed’s base is firm and robust. It provides enhanced support in the lower back area but also gives the bed a responsive feel. A reinforced perimeter helps prevent the edges from sagging so that more of the mattress surface is fully usable.

The gel-infused polyfoam is engineered to improve temperature neutrality by drawing heat away from the body, and the pocketed coils add breathability thanks to circulating air. A breathable Tencel fabric on the cover helps keep the bed cool.

WinkBeds offers a 120-night sleep trial with a 30-night break-in period. WinkBeds also backs this mattress with a lifetime limited warranty.

The Saatva Classic boasts an innovative dual-coil construction that feels exceptionally supportive and responsive, ensuring your body remains on an even plane — this is key for people who snore. Three firmness levels and two profiles are available, and all orders include free White Glove delivery and a generous 365-night trial.

  • Pros

    1. Multiple firmness and profile options

    2. Two coil layers enhance the bed’s breathability and responsiveness

    3. Free White Glove delivery

  • Cons

    1. Extra bounce may create motion transfer and disrupt sleep for couples

    2. $99 fee for all returns

Mattress Type

Innerspring

Firmness Options

Soft (3), Medium Firm (6), Firm (8)

Price Range

$1,195 – $2,690

Trial Period

365 Nights ($99 Return Fee)

Product Details

The flagship Saatva Classic is an innerspring mattress that features a polyfoam Euro-top, a dual coil system, and a memory foam lumbar pad to provide sleepers with ample support and pressure relief. Hot sleepers may benefit from the above-average breathability provided by two coil layers. The hypoallergenic cotton cover can also increase airflow while reducing agitation that may contribute to snoring.

A plush 3-inch Euro-top composed of cotton, polyfoam, and memory foam relieves pressure from common hot spots, such as the hips and shoulders. The memory foam layer rests in the middle of the bed to support the lumbar region and promote good sleep posture. This cushioning and support may make it easier to sleep on your side, which is usually recommended for snoring.

Two layers of coils provide bounce and support. The top layer uses pocketed coils to limit motion transfer, while the core contains hourglass coils. A high-density polyfoam perimeter increases the edge support to allow sleepers to use more of the surface.

With three firmness options to choose from, including Plush Soft (3), Luxury Firm (6), and Firm (8), this bed is designed to support any body type and sleep position. It also comes in two thickness options: 11.5 inches and 14.5 inches.

Saatva offers free White Glove delivery, meaning a team will transport and install the mattress at no additional cost. The Saatva Classic is also backed by a lifetime warranty and comes with a 365-night sleep trial.

Side sleeping has proven to help people who snore, and the Nolah Evolution — built with four foam layers — is tailor-made for this position. Multi-zone coils create extra support beneath your torso and hips, so you can enjoy a deep cradle from the comfort system without sinking too much.

  • Pros

    1. Thick Euro-top delivers deep, even cushioning

    2. Available in three firmness levels

    3. Zoned coils minimize sinkage around the midsection

  • Cons

    1. Thick profile requires a fitted sheet with deep pockets

    2. All returns are subject to a $99 processing charge

Mattress Type

Hybrid

Firmness Options

Medium (5), Medium Firm (6), Firm (8)

Price Range

$1,004 – $2,143

Trial Period

120 nights (30-night requirement), $99 return pickup fee

Product Details

Some people find relief from snoring by sleeping on their side, but not all mattresses are built to accommodate this position. The Nolah Evolution 15 is a versatile Euro-top hybrid available in three designs, each with a distinct firmness level. All versions of the mattress feature a comfort system stacked with adaptive foam layers to ensure plenty of cushioning for the shoulders and hips — two common areas of pressure for side sleepers.

We recommend choosing a firmness based on your body type. During our hands-on tests, the medium (5) Evolution 15 earned stellar ratings from side sleepers up to 230 pounds. This model contours closely to cradle the body, promote even alignment, and prevent pressure buildup. Our side sleepers weighing more than 230 pounds preferred the medium firm (6) model, which feels more supportive while still contouring evenly. If you sleep on your back or stomach, the medium firm or firm (8) models should deliver adequate reinforcement.

The Evolution 15’s Euro-top contains three layers of open-cell polyfoam, and a fourth polyfoam layer provides transitional support to keep your body aloft. Each of these layers is progressively denser from top to bottom, creating a cradle effect as your body settles into the mattress. Since the foams have an open-cell composition, they promote more airflow than conventional foam and shouldn’t trap too much heat. Thanks to the thick comfort system, the mattress also isolates motion better than most competing hybrids.

The pocketed coils are arranged in different zones based on gauge. Thicker coils rest beneath your midsection to push back against extra weight from your torso and hips, and thinner coils offer a gentler feel for the head and legs. A reinforced perimeter also protects the edges from excessive sinkage. The Evolution 15’s cover is composed of organic cotton woven with cooling fibers to help maintain a comfortable surface.

Nolah offers free ground shipping throughout the contiguous U.S. The company’s sleep trial runs for 120 nights, but you can opt out of the trial period and save some money on your purchase — though this means you won’t be able to return the Evolution 15 at any point. The mattress is further backed by a lifetime warranty.

Excellent motion isolation, above-average cooling, and a gentle bounce all make the Nectar Premier Copper a solid option for couples. It’s also quite flexible and compatible with any adjustable bed, so choosing this mattress could help you cut down on snoring.

  • Pros

    1. Deep memory foam layer can improve alignment and reduce pressure along the spine

    2. Superior motion isolation

    3. All orders backed by a year-long sleep trial

  • Cons

    1. Limited edge support can lead to excessive sinkage along the edges

    2. Foam layers may hinder movement across the surface

Mattress Type

Foam

Firmness Options

Medium Firm (6)

Price Range

$999 – $2,198

Trial Period

365 nights

Product Details

People who snore may find relief by primarily sleeping on their side, which opens up breathing passages and promotes airflow better than the back sleeping position. This switch may necessitate a mattress that provides sufficient cushioning and contouring for side sleepers. The Nectar Premier Copper is a good option thanks in part to its deep memory foam comfort layer. Measuring 4 inches thick, the foam conforms evenly to cradle the spine, improve alignment, and alleviate pressure in the shoulder and hips – two common sore spots for side sleepers.

The Premier Copper is medium firm (6), making it best suited to side sleepers who weigh 130 pounds or more. The mattress should also offer adequate support for back sleepers weighing up to 230 pounds. Transitional and support layers of high-density polyfoam stabilize the mattress to maintain an even sleep surface and prevent sleepers in these weight groups from sinking too much. Due to its all-foam design, the Premier Copper excels at motion isolation and can significantly reduce sleep disturbances for people who share their bed with a partner and are sensitive to movements in bed.

Memory foam mattresses have a tendency to absorb heat and sleep uncomfortably warm. The Premier Copper attempts to remedy this issue with an infusion of phase change material (PCM) in the top layer. PCM is engineered to capture and release body heat, resulting in a comfortable surface regardless of the sleeper’s body temperature. Copper fibers with natural cooling properties are woven into the cover for added breathability.

Nectar ships mattresses free of charge to customers in the contiguous U.S. The company’s 365-night sleep trial ensures you’ll have plenty of time to test out the Premier Copper and decide whether it’s right for you. Those who choose to keep the mattress also receive a lifetime warranty.

The Puffy Lux Hybrid’s plush, cradling design is ideal for anyone who wants to be “hugged” by their sleep surface. Thick foam layers allow you to switch between different sleep positions without disturbing your partner, while responsive coils prevent you from sinking too much.

  • Pros

    1. Deep comfort system offers excellent pressure relief

    2. Foam layers absorb movement and minimize motion transfer

    3. Removable and machine-washable cover

  • Cons

    1. Too soft for most back and stomach sleepers over 230 pounds

    2. Strong off-gassing odor for the first new nights after the mattress is unboxed

Mattress Type

Hybrid

Firmness Options

Medium (5)

Price Range

$899 – $2,098

Trial Period

101 nights (14-night break-in period)

Product Details

The Puffy Lux Hybrid has a well-cushioned surface while still generating a significant amount of support. This design is a good fit for people who switch between sleeping on their back and side — especially those who usually prefer softer models.

The mattress has a thick comfort system composed of three foam layers, which closely conform to the body and provide strong pressure relief. The top foam layer is infused with a cooling gel that helps offset some of the heat retention that can happen with foam. Beneath is a support core made of sturdy coils that keep your body supported. The polyester cover is removable and machine-washable, which is a rare feature with mattresses.

The strong cushioning earned favorable reviews from side sleepers up to 230 pounds and back sleepers under 130 pounds, since the plush surface comfortably cradles the shoulders, hips, and spine. Another area where this bed excels is motion isolation. The foam layers prevent excessive motion from transferring across the bed, which may appeal to co-sleepers who experience sleep disruptions from each other’s nighttime movements. 

Shipping is free to all 50 states, and a 101-night sleep trial allows you to try out the mattress at home. The bed is further backed by a lifetime warranty.

The Titan Plus Luxe is a Euro-top hybrid with dense foam layers and a sturdy coil base. Balanced construction with gentle contouring and strong support makes this mattress a solid option for people who weigh more than 230 pounds — especially side and back sleepers.

  • Pros

    1. Adaptive foam layers cushion sore spots without compressing too deeply

    2. Thick pocketed coils provide a robust support system

    3. Optional cooling cover captures and releases heat on contact

  • Cons

    1. Initial off-gassing odor can be strong and unpleasant

    2. Most side sleepers under 130 pounds will find the mattress too firm

Mattress Type

Hybrid

Firmness Options

Medium Firm (6)

Price Range

$749 – $1,649

Trial Period

120 nights (30-night requirement)

Product Details

Your ideal mattress is directly tied to how much you weigh. If you’re 230 pounds or more, chances are you’ll prefer a firmer mattress with a strong support system — this ensures an even surface for your body and limited sinkage beneath your torso and hips. The Titan Plus Luxe fits the bill on all counts. A medium firm (6) feel finds the right balance between plushness and stability, making this mattress particularly well-suited to side and back sleepers over 230 pounds.

The Plus Luxe’s comfort system features a Euro-top containing three individual layers, beginning with gel-infused memory foam quilted into the cover to make the mattress feel plush and adaptive on the surface. Underlying polyfoam layers add cushioning while also pushing back against your weight to prevent you from sinking too deeply into the mattress. Pocketed coils and dense base foam make up the support core. These materials provide exceptional stability for the entire mattress.

A polyester cover encases the Plus Luxe. For an additional charge, you can upgrade to include a cover made of GlacioTex, a phase change fabric engineered to dissipate body heat as soon as your skin makes contact with the mattress. You should consider this add-on if you’re a hot sleeper, or if your local climate swings hot or humid during the summer and early fall months. Please note this upgrade increases the cost of your purchase by up to $150, depending on which size you choose.

During hands-on tests, the Plus Luxe was a big hit among most of our testers who weigh 130 pounds or more. The highest ratings came from our side sleepers over 230 pounds, back sleepers weighing 130 pounds or more, and stomach sleepers between 130 and 230 pounds. Since the mattress is somewhat bouncy, you and your sleep partner may notice ripples of movement when the other person moves in bed. At the same time, this responsive feel helps you move across the surface with ease and the perimeter feels quite stable.

The Plus Luxe comes in a total of nine sizes. These include standard dimensions, as well as a split California king for couples who share an adjustable bed and two RV-friendly options. A below-average sticker price and free ground shipping throughout the contiguous U.S. make the mattress a solid choice for budget-conscious shoppers. Titan’s sleep trial runs for 120 nights, and those who keep their mattress after the trial ends also receive a 10-year warranty against manufacturing defects.

The flippable Plank Firm Luxe features two sleep surfaces, both of which are exceptionally supportive and well suited to people who weigh more than 230 pounds. Sturdy construction and significant bounce help keep you aloft, which in turn can reduce snoring by keeping your body on an even plane and reducing sinkage.

  • Pros

    1. Flippable design provides two firmness levels

    2. Exceptional support for people who weigh more than 230 pounds

    3. Optional cooling panel with phase change material

  • Cons

    1. Too firm for most side sleepers

    2. Extra motion transfer may cause sleep disturbances for couples

Mattress Type

Hybrid

Firmness Options

Firm (7), Extra Firm (9)

Price Range

$693 – $1,299

Trial Period

120 nights (30-night requirement)

Product Details

The Plank Firm Luxe from Brooklyn Bedding is a flippable mattress that caters to people who prioritize firmness in their beds. Both sides of the mattress have above-average firmness levels that offer plenty of support to people with back pain issues.

The Plank Firm Luxe has a firm (7) and extra firm (9) side. The firm side has a cover quilted with adaptive foam, followed by a comfort layer made of TitanFlex foam. TitanFlex is a proprietary material that has the contouring properties of foam combined with some latex-like responsiveness. Beneath is a transitional layer of high-density polyfoam. The extra firm side begins with a thinner quilted cover followed by a firm polyfoam layer. This side does not include TitanFlex foam, resulting in a firmer feel. Both sides share a support core made of pocketed coils.

This model excels in delivering support, moreso than many mattresses on the market. It’s very well suited to back and stomach sleepers who need a lot of support to maintain proper spinal alignment. The hybrid is also a good fit for sleepers who weigh over 230 pounds, as it produces minimal sinkage when you lie on the surface. Hot sleepers should find this bed very comfortable thanks to the air circulation within the coils and the natural cooling properties of latex. Shoppers who wish to enhance temperature neutrality may also purchase a cooling panel made of phase change material to better regulate temperature.

Brooklyn Bedding ships mattresses for free within the contiguous U.S. All beds come with a 10-year warranty and are backed by a 120-night sleep trial.

If you snore and sleep hot, the Birch Mattress should help with both issues. The latex hybrid construction ensures excellent breathability and a noticeable bounce, but the design is also fairly flexible and pairs nicely with an adjustable bed.

  • Pros

    1. Responsive latex gently contours to your body while maintaining consistent bounce

    2. Breathable components and strong airflow ensure above-average cooling

    3. Reinforced perimeter coils minimize sinkage along the edges

  • Cons

    1. Couples may experience sleep disturbances due to extra motion transfer

    2. All returns incur a $99 fee

Mattress Type

Latex Hybrid

Firmness Options

Medium Firm (6)

Price Range

$1,099 – $1,799

Trial Period

100 nights (30-night requirement)

Product Details

If your mattress lacks the support needed to keep your body upright and aloft at night, then you may sink too deeply and this can worsen your snoring. The Birch Mattress is a latex hybrid with a medium firm (6) feel, so you’ll notice a significant bounce when getting in and out of bed. This responsiveness can help you change sleep positions and move across the surface with ease, while the latex conforms to a minimal extent.

The Talalay latex used in the comfort layer is naturally breathable, and doesn’t retain as much heat as polyfoam or memory foam. A layer of wool batting beneath the surface acts as a fire barrier. This material also has moisture-wicking properties, as does the organic cotton cover, allowing you to stay dry even on humid nights. Another cooling component is the pocketed coil support core, which promotes airflow throughout the interior. Like other latex hybrids we’ve tested, the Birch excels at overall temperature control.

You should also expect strong pushback when sitting or sleeping along the Birch’s edges. The perimeter coils are reinforced to limit sinkage and ease the process of getting out of bed. During our tests, the mattress’ most favorable ratings came from side sleepers weighing more than 230 pounds, back sleepers of at least 130 pounds, and stomach sleepers up to 230 pounds.

The Birch’s sticker price is well below average for a latex hybrid, and shipping is free to customers in all 50 states. Your order includes two pillows at no extra cost. Birch allows returns within 100 nights of your purchase, and backs the mattress with a 25-year warranty against structural defects.

Dive Deeper – In-Depth Mattress Guides

For more help deciding which mattress is best for your situation, check out our guides broken down by mattresses that help tackle specific pain points.

How to Choose a Mattress for Snoring

When shopping for a mattress to relieve snoring, shoppers should look for options that conform to the body and relieve pressure while remaining supportive enough to keep the spine and neck aligned. An even and supportive surface that incorporates foam or latex comfort layers can adjust to the body to help reduce pressure buildup This can, in turn, reduce snoring by encouraging good posture and/or side sleeping.

What to Look For in a Mattress

The endless stream of sales jargon can make it difficult to properly evaluate each mattress option. Rather than focusing on marketing claims, shoppers should generally consider their sleep style, body type, and preferences to determine what would work best for them. We’ll highlight some of the most important factors to consider when purchasing a mattress for snoring.

Sleeping Position
Your sleep position is one of the first things you should consider when purchasing a mattress. Those who sleep on their backs or stomachs tend to require more support to keep their spines in a neutral position, so these sleepers may prefer a firmer bed. Meanwhile, those who sleep on their sides will likely prefer plusher surfaces that cradle their sharper pressure points, such as their hips and shoulders.

Additionally, those who snore may benefit from mattresses that contour enough to encourage side sleeping because this position can help reduce pressure around the throat.

Mattress Type
There are four main types of mattresses on the market: innerspring, hybrid, latex, and foam. Innerspring models are made up primarily of a coil core, though they may also have a thin comfort system. Hybrid mattresses contain a coil core and a comfort system of foam, latex, microcoils, or other materials. Latex models consist of either natural, blended, or synthetic latex. All-foam models use layers of polyfoam, memory foam, and/or latex.

Any of these mattress types may be appropriate for sleepers who snore depending on their needs, preferences, body types, and sleep positions. The right balance between conforming and support is usually more important than the type of mattress.

Quality Materials
While quality materials often come with a higher price tag, they can be worth the investment. Organic, ethically sourced, and durable materials may promote healthier sleep by remaining free from harsh chemicals, which can be worth the extra cost. Those who snore due to allergies may particularly benefit from hypoallergenic materials, as they tend to be more breathable and may not cause irritation. Additionally, higher-quality materials tend to last much longer, which can prevent the sinking or sagging that comes with years of use.

Firmness Level
Firmness is an important consideration when searching for the ideal mattress. Beds that are too firm may discourage side sleeping, and beds that are too soft may not keep the spine properly aligned. Either scenario could contribute to snoring.

Side sleepers who snore typically prefer slightly softer models that shape to their bodies, while stomach and back sleepers usually need firmer options to keep their spines and necks aligned.

Ensuring your mattress contours enough to ease pressure and is even and firm to support your body type and sleep position are crucial to relieving snoring and preventing long-term discomfort.

Price
Price is often the first thing shoppers consider. Mattresses are available at various price-points, though buyers should typically expect to pay between $1,000 and $2,000 for a quality queen mattress. However, shoppers can also find excellent options outside of this range. Materials, quality, and company policies can all affect the overall price. Direct-to-consumer mattresses sold online are often less expensive, since the manufacturer isn’t paying for showrooms and additional staff. These “mattress in a box” models are comparable to those sold in brick-and-mortar stores in terms of construction and performance and shipping is almost always included in your purchase price.

Shoppers looking for mattresses to relieve snoring may want to invest in a mattress with premium materials. High-quality, hypoallergenic materials may help prevent snoring by reducing allergens that could irritate the airway and preventing sagging that could contribute to poor sleep posture.

While some shoppers shy away from more expensive models, they may be a better overall value if they last longer or perform better.

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Pressure Relief
Pressure relief refers to a mattress’ ability to distribute body weight away from points of stress, such as the hips and shoulders. Beds that feature foam or latex comfort layers tend to offer more pressure relief due to their contouring.

Pressure relief is usually an important factor for snorers. Mattresses that cradle the body evenly can help keep the head and neck aligned, which can limit airway pressure. Strong pressure relief is also beneficial for side sleeping, which is often recommended for snorers.

Motion Isolation
Beds that isolate motion well prevent vibrations from traveling across the surface of the bed. Motion isolation can be useful for couples who are sensitive to each other’s movements. The mattress type can contribute to motion isolation, as models that feature foam tend to offer above-average motion isolation, while innerspring mattresses may not absorb motion as efficiently.

Temperature Regulation
Temperature regulation is an important consideration for sleepers who tend to overheat. Mattresses with poor temperature regulation can trap heat close to the body, which may become uncomfortable and disrupt rest.

Those who snore might benefit from increased temperature regulation because some feel that cooler sleep conditions reduce their snoring. Temperature control is based on a mattress’ materials. Traditional memory foam is prone to trapping heat, but many manufacturers include special cooling features intended to counteract this tendency. Latex and coils are usually more breathable.

Edge Support
Edge support refers to how sturdy the perimeter of the bed is. Reinforced edges can make the sleep area feel bigger by allowing sleepers to use the whole surface of the bed, even the very edge. Perimeter support may also be an important consideration for sleepers who rely on firm, supportive edges to get in and out of bed.

Contouring
Mattresses that contour well tend to give sleepers the sensation of being hugged. Those who sleep on their sides or who are sensitive to pressure tend to enjoy models with more contouring because these surfaces typically cradle the body and evenly distribute weight. Those who snore may enjoy contouring mattresses for their ability to support good posture while enabling side sleeping. Foam is most renowned for its conforming, but latex and pocketed coils can also shape to the body quite well.

What Types of Mattresses Are Best for Snoring?

Those who snore and their partners may struggle to find the right mattress that pairs comfort with snoring relief. With so many mattresses on the market, it can be difficult to figure out which bed best meets your needs and preferences. While each brand and model is unique, most mattresses fall into one of four categories based on their construction.

Hybrid

Hybrid mattresses use a coil support core underneath a layer of plusher material, such as latex or foam. The coils provide sleepers with durable support, breathability, bounce, and edge support, while the comfort system usually relieves pressure and decreases motion transfer.

This type of mattress tends to offer sleepers a good combination of support and pressure relief, making this category of beds a great option for a wide variety of sleepers. Since hybrids often balance motion isolation and bounce, they may also be ideal for couples. Hybrid models may also help reduce snoring by supporting proper alignment to limit stress on the neck and throat while contouring enough to make side sleeping comfortable.

Innerspring

Like hybrid mattresses, innerspring models feature a coil support core. However, innerspring mattresses do not typically have a thick comfort layer of foam or latex, which often limits their pressure-relieving properties.

Those who snore often benefit from sleeping on their sides, and innerspring models may not provide enough pressure relief to be comfortable in this position unless the sleeper also uses a mattress topper. Back and stomach sleepers who snore may appreciate the even support and minimal conforming of an innerspring model.

Foam

Foam mattresses are known for their contouring pressure relief. All-foam models typically contain memory foam, polyfoam, and/or latex. Snorers may benefit from a foam mattress with the right firmness and level of contouring since it should cradle the neck while preventing sagging that could otherwise lead to snoring.

While foam mattresses can be particularly comfortable for those who sleep on their sides, softer versions of these beds may not offer enough support for back or stomach sleepers. Additionally, memory foam tends to trap heat close to the body, which can contribute to overheating.

Some models, however, are specifically designed to increase support and/or airflow. Firmer foam and high-density foam can reduce sinkage and make back and stomach sleeping more comfortable, and gel infusions, air channels, phase change material, and other cooling features are designed to combat heat retention.

Latex

Latex mattresses are constructed using natural or synthetic latex, or a combination of both. Natural latex is made using the sap of rubber trees, while synthetic latex is a product of a chemical process intended to mimic the feel of natural latex. This material is known for its durability, breathability, and responsiveness. While it also conforms to the body, it spreads the weight out over a wider area than memory foam or polyfoam. Sleepers often compare this to a floating sensation rather than a hug.

A high-quality latex mattress may benefit those who snore. Natural latex is hypoallergenic, which may reduce allergy-induced snoring. Additionally, this material tends to regulate temperatures well. Since latex is usually quite durable and quick to return to its original shape when the sleeper moves, it should also provide enough support to prevent the head and neck from sinking too deeply and aggravating snoring.

Other Products to Help with Snoring

While the right mattress can help reduce or prevent snoring, there are also many other products on the market crafted to provide relief for snorers and their partners. Some of these products, such as pillows and anti-snoring devices, can be more affordable than replacing your bed, which may make them good options for those whose mattresses are still in good condition. For chronic snorers, many of these products can be used together to provide greater relief.

Some snorers find relief from a new mattress or sleep accessory, but you should always discuss health symptoms with your doctor. Snoring can be the result of an underlying condition that requires treatment, so professional medical advice is critical.

Pillows

The position of the neck plays a large role in snoring since excessive pressure around the throat can lead to airway compression. Many pillows for snoring are designed to provide enough lift and support to limit pressure on the airway, thereby reducing or preventing snoring.

These pillows typically come in different shapes, lofts, and firmness levels, so there are options for snorers of every body type and sleep position. Some pillows built to relieve snoring even come with automatic snoring responses, meaning that they inflate to provide extra lift if they sense the sleeper is snoring. A pillow specifically made to prevent snoring can be a simple and affordable place to start when looking to find relief.

Adjustable Beds

Similar to pillows designed to lift the head to limit airway compression, adjustable beds can lift the upper body to reduce pressure on the throat. If you are considering purchasing an adjustable base, you should investigate whether the mattress you’re interested in is compatible. Foam, latex, and hybrid models usually work, but innerspring mattresses may or may not.

Some adjustable beds also come with additional features, such as USB ports, massage functions, and automatic snoring responses. These beds may be more expensive than other snoring solutions, typically costing between $1,000 and $3,500. However, they can be a worthwhile investment for those struggling to find relief from snoring.

Anti-Snoring Devices

Anti-snoring mouthpieces and mouthguards are intended to provide structure to keep soft tissue from collapsing into the airways and vibrating.

There are two main types of anti-snoring mouthpieces: mandibular advancement devices (MADs) and tongue retaining devices (TRDs). MADs work by pushing the lower jaw forward to open the airway, while TRDs aim to hold the tongue in place and prevent it from blocking the throat. These devices can be an affordable way to reduce or prevent snoring and help you and your partner get a quality night of rest.

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