How to choose a pillow

If you’re in the market for new pillows, here are a few considerations:

Pillow Loft: The compressed height of the pillow when your head is resting on it. This can be low, medium, or high. The firmness of pillow material; Different materials will have different firmness levels. Different levels of firmness you prefer can impact your comfort while using the pillow.

The Firmness of Your Mattress: It’s very important to remember how soft or firm your mattress is when choosing a pillow; if your mattress Is softer, then go with a lower loft option for your Pillow.

The pillow loft you need depends on your normal sleeping position. If you sleep mostly on your side, you’ll need a higher loft pillow than if you sleep mainly on your back. Another factor to consider is the width of your shoulders and how much you weigh. The wider your shoulders, the higher the pillow should be; similarly, if you’re heavier, you’re more likely to sink into the mattress which will require a lower pillow.

Fact

Yoga has been shown to help with the effects of insomnia. In fact, there are a number of key poses that are more sleep-inducing than others!

Myth

All deserts are hot.

Deserts are not defined by their temperatures, but by their lack of precipitation. And while most of the world’s most famous deserts are indeed hot,┬áthere are some deserts that also experience brutal cold. Known as polar deserts, these arid areas can be found in Iran (called Dasht-e Lut) and Northern Greenland, for example.