A pillow, usually an item that is padded under the head and has a certain degree of softness while sleeping. From the perspective of modern medical research, the spine of the human body is a straight line from the front, but on the side there are four curves of physiological bending, in order to protect the normal physiological curvature of the neck, maintain the normal physiological activities of people sleep, people must use pillows when sleeping. Pillows are generally composed of two parts of pillow and pillowcase.
What pillow can "relax" sleep with pillows, but did not really study it. All the pillows are rectangular, it can be seen that the shape of the pillow in line with the human physiological curve, long time to use to ensure that the spine and cervical health, but also get a good rest. What kind of pillow is good? How do you choose your pillow? Here's a look.
The pillow is located in the center of the head, the upper side of the neck, surrounded by the neck, this is the right sleep pillow posture, the role of the pillow is to maintain the normal physiological curve, choose the height of the pillow and the degree of softness is also the key to maintain health.
The height of the pillow is generally different from person to person, to completely relax the body, supine best pillow height in the 8-15cm, pillows too high, no matter what posture sleep will affect the sleep, can not maintain the normal anterior convex curvature of the cervical spine, but will be back, this will aggravate the burden of the cervical vertebra, but also may have a stiff neck phenomenon. A low pillow can cause swelling in the face and face.
Young people are generally willing to use down pillow, soft, such a pillow is actually not good, Taobao on the sale of a very hot elastic tube pillow is also good, soft and hard moderate, breathable good, the use of the scalp is very comfortable in the process can also promote blood circulation, increase the body's metabolism, the width of the pillow is generally better than the shoulder width, do not sleep too small pillow, Too small pillow can not support the neck, too small will affect the sense of security of sleep, the total feeling is not safe. The pillow with buckwheat skin in it, the general pillow is more comfortable. Pillows are generally composed of two parts of pillow and pillowcase. Pillow core needs filling material, the pillow in use to maintain a certain height, the pillow market filled with a variety of materials, including Chinese medicinal herbs such as cassia seed, wild chrysanthemum, silkworm sand; there are cereals such as buckwheat shell, millet bran, cotton, as well as the wick grass, toadlike, waste tea, etc. as a material filling, In addition, the use of modern technology to produce materials such as porous vacuum cotton, slow rebound sponge, etc. are in the market penetration rate is very high filling material. Traditional Chinese medicine is considered to be the best pillow-core filler material, Tradition TCM thinks: Chinese herbal medicine as pillow-core filler material in people's long sleep can play the drug slowly, play their different effects, can play the role of health care and even treatment of diseases. Grain and other plant materials have been considered to be traditional filler materials, mainly because they contain a wealth of amino acids, in people's sleep through the skin friction and breathing can be part of the human body absorption, modern technology produced pillow core materials mainly pay attention to the comfort of pillows. Pillowcases have three of the most basic styles: ordinary one-piece, Oxford-style (with flat edges) and hem type. Three pillowcases have a fixed pillow seal, so there is no need to implement some of the reinforcement measures on both sides. Cotton, cotton, polyester and rayon can be used to sew pillowcases, but the most comfortable pillowcase material is cotton fabric, breathable and hygroscopic, and does not irritate the skin.
The assortment of pillows is also varied, the ancients used to distinguish pillows as winter pillow, summer pillow or soft pillow, hard pillow, this classification is very consistent with the regimen, summer like to use a cool pillow, winter to pursue a warm pillow, some people like a hard pillow, and some people like a softer pillow. Modern people according to the different functions of pillows are divided into first pillow, waist pillow, pillow, ear pillow, knee pillow and so on. And from the pillow Materials on the classification of more: jade, magnets, such as stone pillow; cassia seed, silkworm sand, chrysanthemum and other traditional Chinese medicine pillow, cotton, cashmere and all kinds of chemical fiber pillow, such as soft pillow, water pillow, air pillow, tea pillow pillow, suitable for the world, including 12 categories, more than 50 kinds of functions. These pillows are in different times, with different characteristics are loved by people, the performance of its practicality also has its advantages and disadvantages.