After Testing 31 Pillows, These Are the Comfiest and Most Supportive | People Magazine

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Most of us spend more time with our bed pillows than with any other household item, which is all the more reason to pick a really good one. Whatever your sleeping position or firmness preference, the right pillow can aid in more restful sleep, which makes your waking hours that much better. Given the rise in melatonin use among Americans, it seems we could all use a little help in catching Zzs.


A quality pillow can provide comfortable support and help alleviate aches and pains, and many modern options are also adjustable, meaning you can add or remove fill to your liking. Some even have cooling properties for hot sleepers. So, where to begin with such a wide array of choices? To help you find the standouts, we put 31 pillows through their paces in our PEOPLE Tested lab. Four of them were clear winners, with the Snuggle-Pedic Adjustable Memory Foam Pillow taking the grand prize overall.


Things to Consider Before Buying


Price: Most experts recommend replacing your pillows every 1 to 2 years, which is probably a lot sooner than you realized. That said, keep the price point in mind if you plan on replacing as suggested. While our Best Overall pillow is quite pricey, the Best Budget option still received high ranks and will offer generous support.


Support: Pain management physician, Karl Zarse, MD, says that the best way to decide how your neck should be positioned is to make a note of where your head is while sitting upright and looking forward in a neutral position: “It is not tilting forward or backward, nor is it side to side, and you should feel most comfortable in this position,” he explains …


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