February 04, 2019 2 min read
Pillows offer great support to ensure our head, neck and spine remain in ideal alignment throughout the the night. While some may prefer to sleep without a pillow, is this preference safe?
Different positions, different support
The way you sleep plays a significant role in the type of support your head needs. If you do choose a pillow, it’s ideal thickness will change depending on your sleep position. Either way, the best type of pillow is that one you find most comfortable and keeps your spine aligned.
You want your pillow to keep your spine in a straight line. Since your head can fall quite a bit when you sleep on your side, a thicker pillow may be ideal.
When sleeping on your back, your head does not need a lot of support to keep your spine aligned. A thin pillow will probably do the trick just fine!
Although not the ideal sleeping position, stomach sleepers can help their alignment by using a very thin pillow, or no pillow at all.
Who might benefit most from sleeping without a pillow:
Who should probably use a pillow:
At the end of the day, everyone is different and may react to the support of a pillow in different ways. The short answer is yes, sleeping without a pillow is safe. However, this method can lead to muscle tension or pain depending on your sleeping position.__________
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