Optimal Pillow Conditions for High-Quality Sleep: A Theoretical Review

  title={Optimal Pillow Conditions for High-Quality Sleep: A Theoretical Review},
  author={Jongeun Yim},
  journal={Indian journal of science and technology},
  • Jongeun Yim
  • Published 1 March 2015
  • Medicine
  • Indian journal of science and technology
It is widely believed that using a pillow that allows appropriate neck support to maintain cervical lordosis during sleep can lead to better quality sleep.Conversely, use of the wrong type of pillow can compromise pain-sensitive structures and produce waking symptoms, such as cervical pain and stiffness, headaches, and arm pain; and this in turn results in reduced sleep quality. Therefore, the optimal pillow should have neutral cervical lordosis, prevent waking cervical symptoms, and increase… 
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