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About Back Sleeper Pillows
Those who sleep on their back should be looking for is a supportive pillow will hold their head and neck in place. If this is your preferred sleeping position, you will do best on medium-loft pillows. These measure between three and five inches thick. This way, you will maintain spinal alignment.
Your Options with Back Sleeper Pillows
Without a pillow, you cannot keep your head, neck, and spine in proper alignment while laying on your back. You need a pillow that doesn't push your head too far forward, which means a pillow made specifically for sleeping this way. We carry dozens of options, from top brands like Malouf, Tempur-Pedic, Blu Sleep, and many more. We highly recommend the gel contour pillows cut in a way to specifically meet the sleep needs of back sleepers.
What Else You Should Know About Back Sleeper Pillows
Regardless of whether you’re a back sleeper who needs a special pillow designed for this position or want a luxury pillow made from the finest materials, finding one that offers your head and neck support should be your top priority. A pillow is an investment in your health and happiness!
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What is the best pillow for a back sleeper?
Back sleepers tend to prefer medium-loft pillows. These measure between 3 and 5 inches thick. This way, you will maintain spinal alignment. What you're looking for is a supportive pillow will hold your head and neck in place.
Do back sleepers need a pillow?
Yes! Without a pillow, you cannot keep your head, neck, and spine in proper alignment while laying on your back.
What is the difference between a side sleeper and back sleeper pillow?
Side sleepers need thick, firm pillows. Back sleepers, on the other hand, should avoid using a stiff pillow or one that's too high. These pillows tend to keep your neck flexed throughout the night and may leave you with stiffness and pain in morning.
How many pillows do you need for a back sleeper?
The purpose of a pillow is to raise your head slightly so your neck and spine are aligned, keeping your airway open. This can be done with one pillow, if it is the right one for you.
How high should a pillow be for back sleepers?
Back sleepers need a pillow that doesn't push their head too far forward. A pillow height between 4 inches and 5 inches is ideal for adult back sleepers.
What should I look for when buying a back sleeper pillow?
You'll want to find a pillow that keep your head and neck aligned properly so you don't wake up with pain. Beyond this, you should choose a material and brand you find comfortable.
What type of pillow material is best for back sleepers?
Many back sleepers prefer either memory foam or down pillows.