Cooling Gel Mattress Topper Can Help You Get To Sleep During The Heatwave
I hate to be one of those typical British people who moans when there's nice weather, but I'm going to do it anyway - IT'S TOO HOT.
And not only is it too hot to go to work or to do any other day-to-day things that we once took for granted, our mood is worsened by the fact we can't sleep.
With temperatures hitting a ridiculous 35C this week, you will be familiar with the clammy attempt at sleep. Your significant other's body heat tops the 1,000C mark and your duvet is rendered a burden. But, thank GOD, Argos has come to the rescue with this gel mattress topper.
The topper is made of gel and will fit a single bed, so all you need to do it bang it under your bedsheet and away you go. It's also useful for headaches, sunburn, hot feet, hot flushes and to combat high temperatures caused by ailments or medication.
Admittedly, the heatwave has come with some pretty shocking timing - a few days before payday, but you can't put a price on a good night's sleep, which is a good job, as the mattress topper is a bit of a hefty £69.99. It might seem a lot now but when you're half way through a night of desperately trying to cool yourself down, it'll seem worth every penny.
There are only so many times you can turn your pillow for that extra 0.5C drop in temperature before you realise it's totally fruitless.
If you're not feeling that flush to spend the last of your wages on a good night's sleep, a tried and tested method is to fill a hot water bottle, freeze it, put a cover or towel around it and take it to bed. Works a bloody treat.
And while we're on about hot weather gripes - let's talk hay fever. As you'll be all too aware if you have it, people who have hay fever are allergic to different kinds of pollen, and the hot weather really does bring it out which also makes it really difficult to sleep.
During high pollen count periods, they experience itchy eyes and throat; sneezing; blocked or runny nose; red, watery eyes; headaches... the list goes on.
Things that can help you sleep when you have hay fever include the obvious anti-histamine tablets, nasal sprays and eye drops, as well products which can actually create a barrier between your nose and pollen.
Some people use Vaseline, but other allergen barrier products, such as HayMax, can stop that pollen without the goo of petroleum jelly.
Wishing you all a sweatless night's sleep, LADs.
Featured Image Credit: Argos