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Not every pillow will work for everyone. Give yourself a few nights as a test. Before you buy any pillow, see if you’ll be able to return it if it doesn’t help with your snoring. A specialty pillow can cost well over $100. If it doesn’t work and you can’t return it, it can be an expensive experiment.

SOURCES:

Sleep Medicine: “Validation of the efficacy of an anti-snoring pillow.”

American Academy of Sleep Medicine: “Sleep Apnea Treatment,” “Snoring Overview and Facts.”

Consumer Reports: “How to Stop Snoring,” “Do Specialty Pillows Really Work?”

American Sleep Association: “Anti-Snoring Pillows,” “Finding the Best Snoring Remedy.”

Scientific Reports: “Treatment of snoring with positional therapy in patients with positional obstructive sleep apnea syndrome.”

Sleep and Breathing: “The undervalued potential of positional therapy in position-dependent snoring and obstructive sleep apnea -- a review of the literature.”

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: “A Survey of Koreans on Sleep Habits and Sleeping Symptoms Relating to Pillow Comfort and Support.”

Sleep.org: “How to Prevent Snoring.”

Jornal Brasileiro de Pneumologia: “Cervical computed tomography in patients with obstructive sleep apnea: influence of head elevation on the assessment of upper airway volume.”

American Sleep Apnea Association: “Acid Reflux and Sleep Disorders: Both Can Be Hidden.”

National Sleep Foundation: "Snoring and Sleep."

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on April 18, 2020

SOURCES:

Sleep Medicine: “Validation of the efficacy of an anti-snoring pillow.”

American Academy of Sleep Medicine: “Sleep Apnea Treatment,” “Snoring Overview and Facts.”

Consumer Reports: “How to Stop Snoring,” “Do Specialty Pillows Really Work?”

American Sleep Association: “Anti-Snoring Pillows,” “Finding the Best Snoring Remedy.”

Scientific Reports: “Treatment of snoring with positional therapy in patients with positional obstructive sleep apnea syndrome.”

Sleep and Breathing: “The undervalued potential of positional therapy in position-dependent snoring and obstructive sleep apnea -- a review of the literature.”

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: “A Survey of Koreans on Sleep Habits and Sleeping Symptoms Relating to Pillow Comfort and Support.”

Sleep.org: “How to Prevent Snoring.”

Jornal Brasileiro de Pneumologia: “Cervical computed tomography in patients with obstructive sleep apnea: influence of head elevation on the assessment of upper airway volume.”

American Sleep Apnea Association: “Acid Reflux and Sleep Disorders: Both Can Be Hidden.”

National Sleep Foundation: "Snoring and Sleep."

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on April 18, 2020

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