Everyone knows how much is important to have a good and quality sleep. Proper pillow plays an enormous role in that. If you have a back pain and also stiff neck, every morning when you wake up, that is because of uncomfortable pillow.
Neck pain is associated with problems like dizziness, nausea, headache, depression, and anxiety.
How to choose the proper pillow?
According to the questionnaire of manufacturers of pillows (“Ergoflex”) 83% of people, do not know how often they need to change the pillow.
Some clinical psychologists say that memory foam pillows may last 18 to 36 months. And pillows made of polyester need to be changed every 6/7 months.
If you sleep on a high pillow, then the muscles of your neck are stretched and that leads to spinal deformation. So, the pillows should be not too high, but also not too low.
If you sleep on a pillow that is too low, that will cause stiffness and neck pain. That is because your muscles fail in the pillow.
People who sleep on their side, frequently are compelled to raise one leg forward. For about 90 degrees angle with the body. That way you will have less pain in the lower back.
Some studies show that feather pillow causes more neck pain, while the latex pillows are the best option for sleeping well.
Here is a trick how to find out when it is time to buy a new pillow for you: Fold the pillow in a half and then drop it. If the pillow returns to its original state, then that is still the right pillow for you.
We hope that this article was helpful for you. And from now you will be able to choose the right pillow for you. Share this article with your friends and help them to have а better sleep too.