Are you the type of night time sleeper who suffers from allergies and asthma? Well believe it or not your pillow may have something to do with that. Over time pillows can collect dirt, dust, bacteria and dead skin cells which can aggravate breathing problems such as asthma and allergies whilst we sleep. Taking this into account it’s most likely not good for your health to spend 7 to 8 hours at night sleeping on a pillow that might cause you discomfort or further health problems. So the only solution to the problem is to make things better and know which pillow materials are available for you to choose from for a much healthier problem free night’s sleep.
Cotton pillows – Firstly is the light weight, pure and natural cotton pillow. Pillows made from organic cotton fabrics are perfect for any sleeper whose quite allergy sensitive, this fabric is also extremely breathable making them the ideal pillow of choose during warm summer months.
Natural latex pillows – Latex based pillows are great for support, durability and absorbing moisture in the air. This is particularly helpful within rooms that lack ventilation because its absorption ability takes out the moisture that circulates the air, slowing down the growth of any potential moulds that may aggravate allergies or asthma.
Wool pillows – Believe it or not wool pillows are also a great pillow choice for any allergy and asthma sufferer in particular because dust mites cannot survive in the wool itself. This fabric is also “moisture wicking” which draws any sweat or moisture to the surface of the fabric rather than its contents inside.
Silk pillows – Silk is naturally hypoallergenic offering smooth luxurious comfort for any sleeper without the worry of any allergy triggers. The fabric’s naturally soft surface also prevents any discomfort to the face whilst you sleep, whilst also breathable fabric that regulates body temperature.
Synthetic pillows – Synthetic pillows are a manmade hypoallergenic fabric pillow that is often available in a variety of firmnesses from soft, medium or hard suiting the preferences of any sleeper. They are also specially filled with fibres which are naturally dust mite free meaning they won’t aggravate any potential allergies offering you sniffle free sleep.
Last but not least bear in mind that today a number of the bed pillow products that you will find available both in store and online are specially treated to be allergy free, easing any worries you may have for yourself or your family as they sleep at night. We hope you found this bed pillow guide helpful to learning a little more about the best pillow material products out there that can help you stay both allergy and asthma free during a peaceful night’s sleep.