I’ve slept on bad pillows for 30 years — this is the only one that helps me fall asleep on my back

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I’ve tried many pillows over the years and The Purple Pillow ($99) is the best one I’ve ever used for sleeping on my back. However, it’s not great if you’re a side sleeper.

The pillow has a Smart Comfort Grid with reinforced edges that are engineered to support your neck’s natural curvature. It also comes with a 100-night guarantee so you can try it for more than three months risk-free.

If you’re a back sleeper and struggle to fall asleep or wake up with a stiff neck, the Purple Pillow may be great for you.

I’ve struggled with sleeping my entire life.

If it’s not insomnia that gets me, it’s the pillow itself. For 30 years, I’ve been searching for the perfect pillow. And I’ve tried my fair share too. Soft, firm, medium — pretty much all the ones you can find at stores like Bed, Bath & Beyond, and even online.

All have left me either unable to fall or stay asleep, or wake up with a terrible stiff neck or shoulder pain in the morning. It’s at the point now where I actually rotate my pillows so different areas of my neck hurt instead of getting a lot of pain in the same area.

That’s why I jumped at the chance to test out the Purple Pillow, a pillow made with hyper-elastic polymer in a stacked grid design that supports your head without totally flattening out. It’s similar to the technology in its mattresses.

Read more: The best pillows you can buy for your bed

The Purple Pillow was great when I slept on my back, but was terrible on my side

The Purple Pillow costs $99 and comes with a one-year warranty and a 100-night trial, so you can test it out for more than three months and return it if it doesn’t work for you.

It measures 24 inches x 16 inches x 3 inches, so it’s about the size of a standard pillow, but it’s the heaviest one I’ve ever used, weighing in at 10.2 pounds. The zippered cover is machine washable, but you’ll most likely want to use a pillowcase.

This is the best pillow I’ve ever used while sleeping on my back but it was pretty terrible while on my side. I woke up with a stiff neck and migraine after the first night of using it. Because I don’t have good luck with pillows, I thought it was just me and gave it to my husband for a night without telling him my experience. He also reported back that it was “the best pillow ever on my back, but killed my neck.”

I reached out to Purple with our experience and it confirmed that the pillow is best for back sleepers. The rep didn’t say you shouldn’t use the pillow entirely if you’re a side sleeper, and the website even shows someone sleeping on their stomach with …read more

Source:: Business Insider


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