For most of us, all we want is a comfortable mattress and pillow, warm blankets and soft linen. While most types of linen of a matter of personal preference, there are some health-related factors to keep in mind when buying some of these items.
Although many of us know that firm pillows offer better support when you’re sleeping, the truth is that the type of firm pillow that best suits you depends on your sleeping style. Both stomach and back sleepers are better off using thin pillows, while side-sleepers should use a thicker pillow such as a memory or feather (not down) pillow in order to align their head with their shoulder so as to avoid neck problems or discomfort. If you’re unsure of which kind to get, then you might want to visit a store to try one out.
Although many people have reported feeling less anxiety after using weighted blankets, there haven’t been many studies that really support this. So, for now you might as well stick to what you’re personally more comfortable using.
Infant Sleep Positioners:
The FDA has warned against using them as there is a suffocation risk and rather recommend keeping a baby’s sleep area bare.