Different sleep positions need different pillows.
Side sleeping is the most common sleep position. If you like sleeping on the side, you will find there is a greater difference between the head and the mattress and this distance needs to be filled to create a natural (straight) spine alignment. So, side sleeping will create the most stress. To make sure the neck doesn’t weigh down and put stress on the back, side sleeping requires the most support. The neck will bend and strain the shoulder and back muscles and nerves, if your head drops too low while sleeping. You have to firstly check whether you’re sleeping on the right pillows for your sleeping style, if you’re not getting a great night’s sleep. When it comes to side sleeping, what are these suitable pillows?
To get a great night’s sleep, side sleepers will choose a medium-high thickness pillow. To keep your back in a natural position and keep your spine aligned properly, you can choose a pillow to fill the gap between your head and the mattress.
When it comes to medium-high thickness pillow, you can choose high-fill down pillows, memory foam pillows and medium-high density hollowfibre pillows.
Bounce Back Pillow
Bounce Back Pillow, filled with a unique hollowfibre filing which fairly thick and wiry, can hold its shape very well. These pillows will give you an extra level of comfort since they are verfilled and packed to the brim. They come with microfibre cover.
Memory Foam Impress Pillow
For side sleeper, memory foam, a hugely popular filling for pillows, is a best choice. Memory foam comes with a non-allergenic, machine washable cover. They soften when it reacts with your body heat, allowing it to mold to the contours of your body, and evenly distribute body weight. Memory foam not only offers great support, but also is really comfy!
- Placing pillows under your head supports your head and neck.
- Placing pillows between the knees provides support for the hips and keeps them properly aligned. Do not make keens too close together for it will lead to misalignment. The hips have an impact upon the alignment of the spine, just like the neck.
- Not only does knee pillow must give enough support to stop the knees coming together, but it still also needs to be fairly comfy!
- For most of us, sleeping on side is natural. But, it isn’t really the most natural of positions, when you think about it.
- If you sleep on front or back, you can use an extra pillow to support your back and keep you in position for this sleeping position requires extra strain on your body to maintain a side position.
- It is recommended to look for the biggest size for a body pillow.
You should consider the thickness and the filling rather than simply the price when choosing a suitable pillow. If you don’t want to replace pillows in just a couple of months, you should choose a little more in quality pillows. Choose a comfortable pillow to prevent and reduce the pains typically associated with poor sleep positions
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