Noemi Thomas Pillow July 17th, 2018 - 11:02:50
Cotton pillows are rather cheap and changing them will avoid many health problems resulting from inhaling mold.
Based on body measurements and personal preference, the pillow should maintain a height of 4 to 6 inches, properly supporting the head and neck (and shoulders when lying on your back).
Pillows have been with us for a long time, but they started off as a luxury item in the bedrooms of the wealthy and powerful. At times they have been banned (as in Tudor England, when women were only permitted to use them in childbirth) and they have been filled with material as diverse as wood (I've personally seen wooden pillows, in Samoa) and straw. And today, while many of them are standard bag filled with foam, there are a wide range of different pillows and the filling varies from natural feathers to man-made space age materials approved by NASA.
Each type of pillow type has its advantages, choosing one is an individual decision based on your own personal preferences.
Choosing the right bed pillow also has much to do with your sleeping style. Individuals who sleep mostly on their side or back should look for a pillow that can naturally support their head, shoulders and spine in the right position. The right bed pillow should not tilt your body in unnatural positions, as this will cause neck and back pain. Individuals who sleep on their stomach should choose a more flat pillow to alleviate strain on the neck and back.
Some of the types of pillows available in the market generally contain feathers, cotton fiber, synthetic fiber and foam. Cotton and synthetic fiber pillows are the fluffiest and best insulators that do not easily deform when slept on for extended periods of time. However, these types of pillows are some of the more expensive types in the market. Feather pillows meanwhile are cheaper and they give good head support despite not being the most resilient type of pillow. On the other hand, memory form and latex pillows are the ones that most sleep experts recommend for individuals with back and neck problems because they automatically adjust to the shape of ones body.