Title: Buying adjustable beds. Word Count: 309 Summary: Information and tips on buying adjustable beds. Keywords: adjustable beds, mobility aids, products, bed Article Body: As we spend on average a 1/3 of our time in bed it is essent ial that we are as comfortable as possible. As we get older it is often difficult to have a good nights sleep, or often we wake up feeling stiff and sore. An adjustable bed can bring many advantages over a traditional flat bed. The human body is not flat therefore a traditional flat bed cannot offer the support required. This is where an adjustable bed has advantages; it can be adjusted by the user to suit your body, offer maximum comfort. In addition to a more comfortable sleeping position adjustable beds can often bring health benefits. Two simple examples include, elevating the upper body to help reduce acid reflux and heartburn and another example: elevating the legs to reduce edema or swelling in the lower legs. Adjustable beds come in two main forms; single and dual motors. The numbers of motors the bed has will determine the flexibility of positions which the bed can be adjusted to. Dual motor offers greater selection of positions as the leg portion of the bed can be adjusted independently of the head portion of the bed. Adjustable beds can also be equipped with additional features such a massage and heat functions. As with traditional beds, adjustable beds come in a variety of sizes; single, double, queen or king. Dual beds are also available which consist of two side by side beds which can be adjusted independently to one another, which is ideal for couples who like to sleep in different positions. Before buying it is worth shopping around to see if any manufacturers offer a free trail or money back scheme. Take your time before purchasing to ensure you buy the right bed. Also check for after sales service such as warranty and return procedure if the bed needs repairs.