Views: 352 Author: Site Editor Publish Time: 2021-09-16 Origin: Site
One-third of a person's life is spent in sleep, and the pillow can be said to be our partner with the longest time. Choosing the right partner not only guarantees our high-quality sleep, but also determines the quality of work and life for the remaining two-thirds of the time.
If you wake up and feel that your neck is very stiff, you can't move, and your back is sore and you feel tired, you must consider whether it is the cause of the pillow. Choosing an ergonomically designed pillow is not only good for the cervical spine, but also for the physiological bending of the entire spine and paraspine muscles. The origin of all diseases is the spine, and the cervical spine can be maintained regularly to have a healthy body. The function of the pillow is to ensure that the physiological curvature of the human neck is not deformed when sleeping.
According to experts, the cervical spine is located at the uppermost part of the human spine, wrapped in the neck, and is composed of 7 vertebrae. The so-called physiological arc is a smooth, forward-facing arc formed by these 7 vertebrae. The function of the pillow is to maintain this normal physiological curve. How to maintain a normal physiological arc depends on whether you understand the height, softness, and size of the pillow.
Improper selection of pillows directly affects people's sleep. So what kind of pillow is appropriate? The old saying "sit back and relax" is actually not scientific. If the pillow is too high, no matter what posture you sleep in, the normal lordotic curvature of the cervical spine cannot be maintained, which will increase the pressure on the cervical spine and may cause stiff neck.
If you have headaches, dizziness, neck soreness, tinnitus, insomnia and other symptoms of neurasthenia, or you feel numbness in your hands and feet halfway through sleep, it may be that your pillow is too high; too low a pillow can make your head congested , It is easy to cause swelling of the eyelids and face, and the lower jaw will be lifted up as a result, it is easy to open the mouth to breathe, and snoring occurs. If the neck and shoulders are sore after waking up, it is caused by the pillow being too low, not using the pillow, or the pillow being too soft. Experts point out that it is best to choose a pillow that can maintain the normal physiologic curvature of the neck regardless of whether you sleep on your back or on your side.
Adults should have a pillow height of 15-20cm when lying on their back and about 20-15cm when sleeping on their side. Since everyone has a different cervical spine, it may be our best choice to customize different health pillows. It takes some time to choose a pillow that suits you. A good pillow adds a peace of mind.