you have ever seen a memory foam pillow, you probably
weren't able to resist the urge to reach out and
touch it. You've seen the advertisements. A person
places their hand firmly in the center of the
pillow. The hand is moved away, and you look down
at the pillow and see a perfectly shaped handprint
lingering. The idea of a memory foam pillow is
an intriguing one, and this new bedding product
has literally taken the world by storm.
you've never heard of memory foam pillows, they
get their name from the fact that they are rumored
to remember where your body part had been on the
pillow. This means when you lay your head onto
your pillow at night, the memory foam pillow actually
moves and shifts, perfectly conforming to the
contours of your body.
Who Needs Memory Foam Pillows?
consumers have embraced the idea of buying a memory
foam pillow simply because it takes the guesswork
out of the entire process of pillow buying. While
doctors had previously warned consumers on the
importance of buying the proper pillow, things
have now changed. For example, people who are
sleepers had been advised to buy softer pillows.
People who slept on their backs were warned that
the best choice would be firmer pillows. All of
this advice was given in an effort to help patients
make choices that would be conducive to the best
spine and neck alignment during sleep.
memory foam pillows, however, one pillow fits
all. By this, I mean that different sleep types
do not require different pillows. You won't have
to stroll down the bedding aisle in your local
department store, picking up pillows and squashing
them between both hands to test their firmness.
Since memory foam pillows conform to fit your
body, they are suited for each and every person.
Benefits of Memory Foam Pillow
addition to helping with spine alignment, these
memory foam pillows have been praised by doctors
and patients with persistent problems. Many people
who have in the past had constant neck and back
pain reported a disappearance or a real decrease
in their problematic symptoms. This is due mostly
in part to the fact that their spine is being
properly positioned during sleep, decreasing strain
who have had problems with snoring have also sung
the praises of memory foam pillows. Although some
people have called memory foam a "miracle", it's
really not miraculous, but it's certainly understandable
that proper alignment and proper opening of air
passageways could contribute to less snoring and
better sleep at night.
Try a Memory Foam Pillow
If you've never tried memory foam pillows, purchasing
one might be a good investment. With models ranging
from fairly inexpensive to quite pricey, there
are many varieties of memory foam pillows. If
you're not sure which one is best, talk to a sales
associate and inquire about which pillows have
been the most popular buys. If the pillow helps
you enjoy a
better night's sleep, it will be well worth
the small monetary investment.
by Dr. Joseph J. Berke, M.D., Ph.D.
Discover how sleeping on The Sleep Better Pillow
can change your life.
Joseph J. Berke is an author and inventor dedicated
to helping people get a better nights rest
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