Frequently asked questions
1. What are the Healthiest Sleeping Postures?
Everybody has their favourite sleeping position. However, some are better for you than others.
2. WHAT IS THE BEST PILLOW?
The human neck curves slightly forward (to sustain the weight of the head when upright), and it is very important to maintain this curve when in a resting position. If the height of the pillow is too high or low when sleeping, your neck is bent abnormally out of alignment, causing muscle and joint strain. You can even wake with headaches.
Poor pillow support can also cause narrowing of the air pipe, resulting in obstructed breathing, and sometimes snoring, which can hinder sleep.
3. What is the best sleeping position?
The best lying or sleeping position may vary, depending on your symptoms. No matter what position you lie in, the pillow should be under your head, but not your shoulders, and should be a thickness that allows your head to be in a normal position.
To give your body the proper rest it needs, and to ensure the health of your spine,
4. What does the Physiotherapist recommended sleeping positions?
Sleeping on your side, with the spine straight.
Sleeping on your back, maintaining the primary curvature of the cervical spine.
Both of these positions prevent poor alignment of the neck and upper back.
5. What are the warning signs your pillow is damaging your brain power and overall health?
From dust mites to dead skin, your pillows really take a beating. A bad pillow can cause serious neck pain and back pain, which can shrink your brain and reduce your brain power
6. Is your Pillow Too High/Low?
When your pillow is too high, it causes the muscles in your neck to stretch and takes the spine out of alignment. In the image shown below, the woman’s spine is curved at the top. This will leave your neck feeling very stiff throughout the day, causing it to be uncomfortable while performing daily tasks.
7. How to check your Pillow?
Your pillow should be able to be folded in half and when released pop right back to its normal state. If your pillow does not do this, it’s time for a change.
clinical psychologist known as the sleep doctor says “If you have a plain old, inexpensive polyester pillow, you should be replacing it every six months. But if you have a memory foam pillow or anyone with structural integrity, it’ll last you anywhere from 18 to 36 months.”