Magic of Bedding
How to Choose Your Perfect Pillow
There's no disputing the fact that the right pillow makes it easier to get a good night’s sleep. Not only is it important to find a pillow that’s comfortable, but the best pillow will also improve the quality of sleep and conform to your sleeping position. Treat yourself well and find a new pillow that addresses your individual sleep style and your needs related to pain and stiffness.
Pay close attention to how your neck and shoulders feel at night, and when you wake in the morning. If you’re experiencing any discomfort, it may be time to choose a new pillow.
Are you curious about weighted blankets? Originally used in clinical settings, weighted blankets have recently gone mainstream, and many people swear by them. What’s the big deal? What, exactly, is a weighted blanket, and why are weighted blankets beneficial?
What is a Weighted Blanket and What is the Appropriate Weight?
Weighted blankets are just that: heavy blankets, weighted down with glass beads or poly pellets sewn into special pockets in the blanket. Even though they’re heavy, weighted blankets won’t necessarily make you hot. The appropriate weight of the blanket varies depending on who is using it, but it should be just over 10 percent of your body weight. For older adults, it may be better to go with a slightly lighter weighted blanket. It doesn’t need to be as big as your bed but should cover your body. Weighted blanket
Your pillow is a highly personal object, your fluffy friend that softly guides you off to sleep each night. More than that, though, it’s a tool for keeping your head, neck, and spine in neutral alignment, and for supporting the spine’s natural curvature. How many times have you awoken in pain because you slept on the wrong pillow? The right pillow keeps your spine neutral, alleviating neck pain and relieving pressure throughout your body. So how do you know which pillow is right for you?
Consider Your Sleeping Position
Back, side, and stomach sleepers all require different types of pillows.
For back sleepers, choose medium loft and medium firmness.
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