Jan Harding Pillow July 14th, 2018 - 16:37:18
Choosing the right bed pillow can improve your sleep and well-being. For this reason, there are pillow consultants that specialize in the design and production of numerous forms of pillows for different body types and sleeping needs. Before one searches for the right bed pillow for the night, they should consider a number of factors such as their sleeping style.
I once knew a gentleman who slept on his back, without a pillow, on a long narrow wooden bench. (Did I also say it was hard!) But most of us are using pillows and buying them in fabrics and colors that match our bedding and bedroom decor.
A large part of what makes a good pillow is personal preference. If the pillow is comfortable, is likely to help you relax, sleep well at night, and feel well rested in the morning. The surface of the pillow can also be a source of comfort - some people prefer a pillowcase with a fresh and soft (like cotton), some prefer warmth (such as flannel), etc.
The thickness of the pillow is also important. It mostly depends on people's sleeping habits. A person sleeping on the side needs a thicker pillow while this one sleeping on one's back will like thinner pillows.
If your choice turns out to be a cotton filled pillow you should replace it when needed rather than washing it. Because over time cotton pillows will become very dense because of the body weight that is constantly put on them. And remember cotton pillows are very affordable so replacing them when needed is worth the cost to avoid health problems that can be directly related to breathing in mold.
Pillow experts caution that when choosing the right bed pillow, customers should be on the look out for pillows that contain fibers that can trigger allergies. Bed pillows that contain feathers or wool for example, may cause allergic reactions in some people who are already sensitive to these fibers. For this reason, it is very important to read the label that describes the types of fibers that a pillow contains before you buy it.