The purpose of adjustable bed bases goes far beyond watching t.v. and reading in bed. In fact, medical research and sleep studies have found a shocking number of health benefits provided. By elevating your head and your upper body, you can reduce stress on your heart, eliminate snoring, eliminate sleep apnea, eliminate heartburn, and eliminate acid reflux. Head elevation can also alleviate a toothache, neck and shoulder tension, headaches, and congestion. It also improves digestion and breathing, delivering more oxygen into your bloodstream. We should all sleep with our upper body elevated!