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What�s the best pillow height if you sleep on your side?

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You may need a higher pillow than back sleepers, since you�ve got your shoulder in the picture. But it shouldn�t be too high. You want your head and neck to be in line with your spine when you�re on your side. Think about forming one straight, comfortable line.

From: The Best Pillows for Side Sleepers WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Harvard Health Publishing: “Say ‘good night’ to neck pain,” “Is your pillow hurting your health?”

University of Rochester Medical Center Health Encyclopedia: “Good Sleeping Posture Helps Your Back.”

Mayo Clinic: “Snoring.”

Rebecca Robbins, PhD, post-doctoral researcher, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Cambridge, MA.

American Sleep Association: “Best Pillows.”

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on February 12, 2020

SOURCES:

Harvard Health Publishing: “Say ‘good night’ to neck pain,” “Is your pillow hurting your health?”

University of Rochester Medical Center Health Encyclopedia: “Good Sleeping Posture Helps Your Back.”

Mayo Clinic: “Snoring.”

Rebecca Robbins, PhD, post-doctoral researcher, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Cambridge, MA.

American Sleep Association: “Best Pillows.”

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on February 12, 2020

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