- Sep 01, 2017 -
After the age of the people on the cervical spine will appear all kinds of such problems, 24 hours a day have at least one-third time to sleep, then a good pillow for the elderly is very important.
The quality of sleep of the elderly is very poor, of course, this and the body of the pineal gland secretion related, but also with sleep Pillow has a certain relationship, high-quality sleep can be reduced by a day of fatigue, and the suitability of the pillow is particularly important for the quality of sleep. Toil for a lifetime of parents, children should be more concerned about the old people's sleep, and for the elderly to choose a suitable pillow should be a matter of little effort, filial piety from the details start.
Chinese Medicine: Low pillow easy to cause insufficient supply of blood
Pillow easily cause cervical spondylosis, there are many stiff neck patients because of sleeping too high pillow, low pillow prone to blood supply imbalance caused by nasal mucosa congestion swelling, and nasal mucosa is very sensitive, a swelling will affect the breathing. If the neck and shoulders are sore after waking up, it may also be that pillows are too low or not used to create pillows.
Western medicine: Pillows are too high or too low to be detrimental to the cervical spine
The main role of the pillow is to maintain the normal physiological curve, to ensure that the body in the sleep of the neck of the physiological curvature does not deform. If the pillow is too high, it can cause the neck pressure too much; a part of the cervical spine is too large to damage the normal physiological anterior curvature of the cervical spine, compression of the cervical nerve and vertebral artery, causing neck pain, head hypoxia, headache, dizziness, tinnitus and insomnia and other brain neurasthenia, and prone to bone hyperplasia. If the pillow is too low, not only can not relax the neck, but will damage the normal curvature of the cervical spine. So the pillow is too high or too low, will have an impact on the cervical spine, causing a variety of neck symptoms. End Common proposal: pillow height in general, pillow Heights to 10-15 cm more appropriate, the specific size is due to each person's physiological radian. Each person's physiological radian does not understand, therefore chooses the pillow height also slightly to have the difference! I hope my answer will help you.