What Pillow is Right For You?
We all have that friend. You know, the one that travels with her pillow. For the longest time I couldn’t understand this phenomenon. Toothbrush, absolutely. Deodorant, yes. But pillow? Why?
Then it happened…I found my perfect pillow. This may sound crazy, but I swear to you that I could sleep comfortably on the floor with this thing. It literally changed the way I sleep and improved how I feel when I wake up. Needless to say, my pillow goes everywhere I go nowadays.
The truth of the matter is that your pillow actually makes up 30-45% of your overall sleep comfort. You can have the most comfortable mattress in the world, but if you’re not getting the right head and neck support, you won’t sleep comfortably.
So the question is, with all of the options and specialty pillow materials on the market today, how do you go about finding the right pillow for you? Here are a few helpful hints for those of you on the hunt for the perfect night’s sleep:
1. Comfort testing is important. Pillows are a key piece of the sleep comfort puzzle, so it’s time to give them the thought and consideration they deserve. Since testing a pillow before you take it home is a no-brainer, it’s time to find a sleep retailer that can walk you through the pillow selection process and help fit you to your perfect pillow.
2. Stop shopping for pillows based on your sleep position. This old-school method of pillow fitting only allows you to comfort test a select segment of pillows. A new mattress and pillow combination will change how your body is supported throughout the night, and will effect what positions you fall asleep and wake up in.
3. Demand more than just comfort from your pillow. If you’re waking up with dark circles under your eyes even after a great night’s sleep, allergens are most likely the culprit. All of PureCare’s pillows feature an antimicrobial treatment that helps neutralize allergenic matter from dust mites and pet dander. Or maybe sleeping hot is keeping you from a great night’s sleep. Our SUB-0° hybrid pillows feature FRíO rapid chill cooling fiber covers that will help you find relief from sleep heat. For the perfect silhouette support, comfort-test our line of PureCare One pillows, a patented collection of pillows specifically focused on relieving pressure from the curvature of your neck and spine.
So go ahead and fall in love with your pillow this Valentine’s Day. Visit PureCare.com today to find a sleep retailer near you.
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Health Conscious Lifestyle: Your Bedroom
You’re making healthy decisions for you and your family every day. You put great food on the table, you make time for exercise and you balance work with the things and people you enjoy most. But what are you doing to improve your health at night?
If you’ve established a solid sleep pattern of 8 hours per night, you’re already one step ahead of many Americans. Numerous studies have confirmed that how we live in today’s 24/7 society directly effects how we sleep.According to WebMD, about 20% of Americans report that they get less than 6 hours of sleep on average. If you fall into this group and have yet to make sleep a priority, it’s time to get serious about your sleep goals.
But beyond the ideal sleep cycle, what else can be done to improve your sleep health? For answers we turned to Dr. Phillip M. Tierno, Director of Clinical Microbiology & Immunology at New York University Langone Medical Center and author of the book, The Secret Life of Germs, who has been clinically testing our mattress and pillow protectors for nearly a decade.
“The accumulated quantities of allergens that build up in your mattress (and pillows) over time like fungi, bacteria, dust mites, dander, and numerous other particulates, can lead to exacerbations of asthma and allergies or contribute to their development,” says Tierno. “A medical quality mattress protector is the solution.” This is a powerful recommendation based on the fact that over 60 million Americans suffer from allergens and allergy induced asthma.
Beyond Dr. Tierno’s clinical testing, our PureCare protectors also bear the exclusive seals of the National Sleep Foundation and the Women’s Choice Award. These two partnerships combined provide our customers with the sleep health and wellness information they crave along with the peace of mind of knowing that our protectors are used and recommended by health conscience consumers just like you.
Isn’t it time to make your bedroom a part of your healthy lifestyle?
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