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Got Hot Flashes? No Longer With This Cooling Mattress Pad.

Updated on November 20, 2014

Ever wondered what Hell feels like?

Try being a 55 year old woman, camping without air conditioning, and having a hot flash and resulting night sweats. Boy, did I miss my comfy cooling mattress pad on my home bed. I'm telling ya - I was roasting from inside. I was expecting to explode in internal combustion without my cooling bamboo mattress pad. I actually wept.

A cool shower offered little relief so I decided to get up and extol the virtues of decent gifts for menopausal women on this article. At least it took my mind off my misery. But, my late night foray into writing articles just made me miss my cool mattress pad topper even more....

Getting back to that extra plush bamboo fitted mattress topper you see there to the right - the thing has saved my life (and our relationship) many times in the past 3 years. Evidently, the bamboo properties include a cooling factor - who knew! I will say that I've bought two of these cooling mattress pads since I discovered them. And, I love them both - dearly.

Note, I like that cooling mattress pad so much that I started up my own website about it and other items for hot flash/night sweat menopause suffers. Join the club at

A sneak at my hot self. Couldn't refuse jumping in this pile of leaves.
A sneak at my hot self. Couldn't refuse jumping in this pile of leaves. | Source

This cooling mattress pad was, evidently, highlighted on the TV show 'The Doctors.' Now, I confess to never having seen the program, and I also don't own this hot flash mattress pad but the reviewers love the thing.

Similar to the bamboo cooling mattress pad, this mattress pad distributes body heat and gives the feeling of a cool surface. It also wicks sweat away, if one should explode in a hot flash resulting in night sweats.

I particularly like the 30 day guarantee. If you try it and don't like it, send it right back for a refund.

Mattress Pad with Fitted Skirt - Double Thick Extra Plush Mattress Topper - 2 Pieces | Hypoallergenic Mattress Pads | Luxury Hotel Mattress Pad + Memory Foam Topper, Queen
Mattress Pad with Fitted Skirt - Double Thick Extra Plush Mattress Topper - 2 Pieces | Hypoallergenic Mattress Pads | Luxury Hotel Mattress Pad + Memory Foam Topper, Queen

This DOUBLE THICK mattress pad is next on my wish list. It got fantastic reviews as did it's predecessor, the extra plush mattress topper. Both have wonderful cooling abilities.


I have a tempurpedic mattress which I dearly love. The only thing I don't love about it is that it gets warm when laid upon. That's ok during winter if you're not in menopause, but, in summer? Oy vey is all I can say. I set about to find the very best cooling mattress topper on and there it is to the right. The thing is da bomb, I tell ya - da bomb! And, it's DOUBLE thick which means that it's just like sleeping on a cloud....

This particular mattress pad is not only plush so it's makes the tempurpedic mattress even more wonderful, but it regulates the heat coming from your body and actually gives the illusion of cooling the mattress under you. Even with the dogs lying on me, I sleep a cool, comfortable sleep now.

I currently have a sleep number bed in my guest room and purchased my second extra plush bamboo mattress topper. It works wonderfully on that bed too. I get comments all the time from my overnight guests extolling the quality of sleep they had. Note: Marriott hotels use this exact same mattress pad so, if you've recently stayed in that hotel chain and wondered why you slept so well - now you know.

You will not be sorry with this purchase. Of 762 total reviews on, this mattress pad has 640 5-star comments (the best rating possible). That's nothing to sneeze at.

Note: This article has become so popular that it has spawned a new website: I have just started to build it as of August 14, 2014 so please check it out and bookmark it. Lots more products are coming.

To see some more great bedding to go along with this cooling mattress pad, check out my post Cooling Mattress Pads and Quality Bedding.

Another Helpful Item To Fight Hot Flashes and Night Sweats

I found this bed fan when I was researching that cooling mattress pad I've been extolling. Since John sleeps cold and I obviously am not as lucky, I just set this up on my side of the bed to cool my hot body at night. It blows a delightful breeze right between the sheets.

This bed fan has a very nice wireless remote that has infinite settings so you can adjust it to blow the exact right breeze on your own hot body. Saves a whole lot of energy by not setting the thermostat in my bedroom on 'refrigeration.' And, unlike ceiling fans that may click and whirl, this cooling bed fan is virtually silent.

3 of my sleeping dogs - no wonder I get hot at night!

My always present family
My always present family | Source

I chose very early in life not to breed, vastly preferring the company of dogs to children. So, I didn't need my innards anyway but couldn't find a doctor to yank out that internal plumbing - with good reason, I suppose. But, still, menopause is a cruel joke to me as I didn't use that stuff anyway....What's not a joke are the hot flashes and night sweats that come along with being an aging (ahem) woman.

Here's a few other things that I've found that help give me a better sleep as I go through flashes of burning fire.


I love this wicking pajama set, although the model appears a bit strange to me. I've started liking pajamas more than nightgowns as I go through menopause - keeps my legs cooler.


Got hot flashes? Got any tricks to keep the internal heat at bay? I'd love to hear your solutions.

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    • gottaloveit2 profile imageAUTHOR


      4 years ago

      @Virginia Allain: They do have a split king but that's to fit beds that adjust on each side. Sorry, no go on the half n' half though.

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      Barbara Tremblay Cipak 

      4 years ago from Toronto, Canada

      gheesh, I'll have to remember this if I need this! my friend suffers from hot flashes terribly - this mattress pad could help her

    • Virginia Allain profile image

      Virginia Allain 

      4 years ago from Central Florida

      I wonder if they make half 'n half ones. My hubby needs the cooling but I don't. I'm always grabbing for the extra blanket while he's complaining about being too hot.


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