Cecilia Parsons Pillow July 11th, 2018 - 17:57:21
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.
Compression shoulder on a hard surface often force the scapula (shoulder blade) to the junction of the upper spine and neck, affecting the C6/C7 vertebrae. Nerve pathway on this site travels down the arm, and the causes or upper arm pain or tingling in the pinky and ring fingers, or both, especially if there is already a problem in this area.
Pillow fillings have come a long way from the straw or feather fills of earlier centuries. And again, they now come in a bewildering range of materials. Solid cotton filling is used in the Middle East and South Asia, and I have spent a good number of nights on them during my travels there. Here, many sleepers fill their pillows with buckwheat and modern plastics have given us fluffy fibre filling that can be fine tuned to firm or soft consistencies and stuffed into our pillows. These cheap, synthetic fillings have brought down the price of pillows. My wife and I, for instance, recently bought a double mattress and the salesman threw in pillows as a complimentary extra.
Cotton pillows are rather cheap and changing them will avoid many health problems resulting from inhaling mold.
As with everything bedding related your budget and how much you can spend will determine a lot about the kind of pillow you end up buying. Also keep in mind that since you will be using your pillow a lot it is recommended to buy the best that you can afford. This may mean that you only get two quality pillows instead of four cheap ones. It is much better to have just the right amount of pillows that are great to sleep on than having a bed full of cheap, rock hard pillows that feel like stones when you rest on them.
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.