4 Health Related Issues that Can Be Remedied By the Right Pillow

Do you have an uncomfortable sleep every night? Do you regularly wake up with a stiff neck and sore back ache every morning? If so, your pillow may be playing a detrimental role in causing those health-related issues. Hence, having the right pillow is crucial to ensuring that you have a good night's sleep. It is important to sleep well because the body usually heals and repairs itself at night. Since you get what you pay for, you should spare no expense in acquiring the best pillow. Without straying away from the topic any further, here are 4 health-related issues that can be remedied by the right pillow!  

1. Stiff Neck
You can get a stiff neck by looking down at your smartphone or computer for extended periods of time. Other triggers of a stiff neck can include poor posture, repetitive work-related movements, and strenuous housework. Luckily, the right pillow that keeps your neck parallel to the mattress can help prevent the problem from getting worse. Your pillow must be able to keep your cervical spine in a neutral alignment, providing support to your neck. If you regularly change your sleeping positions, you should consider keeping several different types of pillows by your side.
2. Pillows can support your back
There are pillows that are specifically created to alleviate back pain. It is natural for the back muscles to ache, become stiff and tense when you sit at your office desk for a long period. In order to remedy the situation and prevent back pain, you can easily use a pillow to support your lower back, making sitting less taxing on your back; the pillow absorbs the pull of gravity on your spine and prevents the pain. If you don´t provide support to your back, your spine faces the brunt of the stress, causing back pain.
3. Snoring
If you belong to the category of 45% adults who snore at night, you should consider replacing your pillow. The accumulation of dust mite in the pillows can cause allergic reactions that cause snoring. And, if your pet animal regularly finds comfort in your bed, you will breathe in animal dander—another common irritant. Hence, it is necessary to replace your pillows and put your pillows in the air fluff cycle every now and then. Why is snoring considered a health issue? Well, snoring often leads to a disruption in the breathing process, which increases the risk of developing heart disease.
4. Improve your posture
It isn’t ideal to sleep on your stomach. Fortunately, there are body and side pillows that can play an instrumental role in improving your sleep posture, in turn, preventing you from experiencing health-related complications. Body and side pillows can also be effectively used by pregnant women and by those who have large hips; the pillow can keep your spine aligned while providing extensive support to your growing belly.  

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  1. So bloody spot on we all need a good pillow and so many of do not have one and it leads to so many problems

    1. Yes, it does. I was starting to get neck and back pains one time, not realizing that might pillow might be getting too old and my chiropractor asked me when the last time I changed it was!


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