How To Use Pillow Duo June 21, 2016 16:27

Humans sleep in a variety of positions so there is technically no "right way" to sleep. This is where pillows come in. How you use your pillows can increase your comfort dramatically. Pillows such as luxurauk.com's Pillow Duo can provide the support and comfort you need while sleeping. Using it in the right place is also another factor to consider for overall comfort and rest. Here are some tips on how to use your Pillow Duo and where to position them for maximum support and comfort.

Back Sleepers

This is the most common position for falling asleep and the position for snoring. If you find yourself snoring while on your back, you can use your pillows to help your bedmate sleep peacefully. Place one of your pillows behind your knees. This will alleviate pressure on your lower back while keeping your spine aligned in its natural shape. Another pillow should be place on your head to provide support to the upper spine and neck. The pillow should not be propping you up. Its job is to cradle your neck so that it can rest naturally without stress.

Side Sleepers

Side sleepers will need 2 to 3 pillows depending on their needs so get ready to use at least one set of Pillow Duos. This is also the common shifting position as you sleep. Snorers like this position because shifting on their sides causes them to stop quiet down. This is also the best position for your spine. For added comfort to your hips and lower back, place a pillow between your knees. You should also use at least 1 pillow on your head to help alleviate pressure from your neck and support your shoulders as you sleep. If you find that 1 pillow does not relieve the pressure on your neck, add another one. Good indicators of inadequate neck support are stiff necks, back pain, shoulder pain and headaches.

Stomach Sleepers

This is perhaps the worst position of all but many find themselves in this sleeping position even if they don’t mean to. Sleeping on your stomach is bad for the neck and spine because they are twisted in an unnatural angle. To reduce back and neck pain, put a pillow under your hips or stomach. This will help alleviate pressure in your neck and lower back. Sleeping on your back negates the use of a head pillow but if you prefer to use one, make sure that it is positioned to support your head at a downward angle. If still have an extra pillow, put it under the ankles for extra spine support.

Experiment with different types of pillow fillings. Some of the best fillings are made from goose feather and super bounce polyester such as those sold by Luxura UK. Minimize the number of pillows on your bed to make sure that you don’t accidentally sleep on them and increase discomfort.