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Pillows


#1

I can’t lie flat at all. I have to use three pillows at night but it’s giving me neck problems, which seem to be exacerbating my dizziness. Anyone found a solution to this, apart from buying one of those expensive electronic beds? :frowning:

Brenda


#2

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I can’t lie flat at all. I have to use three pillows at night but it’s giving me neck problems, which seem to be exacerbating my dizziness. Anyone found a solution to this, apart from buying one of those expensive electronic beds? :frowning:

Brenda

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Brenda I have a small pillow (neck Pillow) that I put under my neck at night along with using three pillows . You can order them from Amazon …

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Neck Pillow This one is firmer
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This one is softer:

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#3

Thanks Timeless. I’ve just had a look at them on Amazon. Silly question, but do you use the dog bone one on top of the other three or just below them? I can’t quite imagine it. But I’m very interested in the idea of a special neck pillow. I never gave that a thought. Personally I like my pillows firm or else I feel all at sea. Thanks ever so much for the suggestions and links.

Brenda


#4

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Thanks Timeless. I’ve just had a look at them on Amazon. Silly question, but do you use the dog bone one on top of the other three or just below them? I can’t quite imagine it. But I’m very interested in the idea of a special neck pillow. I never gave that a thought. Personally I like my pillows firm or else I feel all at sea. Thanks ever so much for the suggestions and links.

Brenda

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Just put the dogbone on top of the pillows and under your neck…that is what I do and it stays pretty much in place if now then if I wake up I just move it back under the neck…I sleep on my side so that is how I use it. This is the only way I can sleep.

Plus I have another one I put behind my neck when I am sitting it helps with the heavy head I feel so much of the time .


#5

Got it! Thanks again Timeless.

Brenda


#6

You might also want to try one of the firm wedge pillows. I know some of the medical supply stores carry them. I don’t know who makes the one I have, but it is pretty firm. I’m going to try to attach a link to one similar I found. Hope it helps!
makemeheal.com/mmh/product.do?id=10574
Sarah


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You might also want to try one of the firm wedge pillows. I know some of the medical supply stores carry them. I don’t know who makes the one I have, but it is pretty firm. I’m going to try to attach a link to one similar I found. Hope it helps!
makemeheal.com/mmh/product.do?id=10574
Sarah

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They have these on Amazon also… just FYI. :smiley:

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You might also want to try one of the firm wedge pillows.

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Thank you Sarah. And for the Amazon link Timeless. I’m so desperate I might even try them all! See which one works best.

Brenda


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You might also want to try one of the firm wedge pillows.

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Thank you Sarah. And for the Amazon link Timeless. I’m so desperate I might even try them all! See which one works best.

Brenda

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That is what i did all except the wedge!


#10

Have you ever tried sleeping on a recliner? It is much cheaper than one of those expensive hospital beds and will maintian the elevated position you are looking for.

Brian


#11

Can’t say I have Brian. But what a novel idea. I’ll certainly give it some thought along with the ideas above. Thank you.

Brenda


#12

Hi Timeless,
I just placed my order for the dog bone pillow as I have terrible neck pain too. Thanks for the tip!
Lisa


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Hi Timeless,
I just placed my order for the dog bone pillow as I have terrible neck pain too. Thanks for the tip!
Lisa

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I use the neck pillow when sitting behind my neck that way my head does not feel so heavy , especially when I am sitting on the sofa with my laptop. I have to have something behind my neck when I sit…in other words there has to be a high back chair that I can put the pillow behind.

I think you will find the pillow helpful, BTW which color did you get! :smiley:


#14

Hi Timeless,
That is the exact symptom I have… my head feels so heavy that my neck just can’t hold it anymore, even in a high backed chair. I am hoping that this will allow sitting to be more tolerable and I can get out of bed a bit more…
I got the medieval blue… and you?

Thanks again…lisa


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Hi Timeless,
That is the exact symptom I have… my head feels so heavy that my neck just can’t hold it anymore, even in a high backed chair. I am hoping that this will allow sitting to be more tolerable and I can get out of bed a bit more…
I got the medieval blue… and you?

Thanks again…lisa

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I got red…just because I am a Georgia Bulldog fan…LOL.

You know what else I got is a neck brace that I use sometimes when it feels really heavy. It seems to help a bit but the pillow has been a lifesaver.


#16

Hey Timeless,
Just got my dogbone pillow and am sitting quite nicely in my high backed chair------------THANK YOU!

I highly recommend it to those of us with heavy heads. It really does hold you head up quite comfortably:-)

Be well,
Lisa


#17

I got mine today as well! Haven’t used it yet though. Going to get the wedge as well soon. :slight_smile:

Brenda


#18

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Hey Timeless,
Just got my dogbone pillow and am sitting quite nicely in my high backed chair------------THANK YOU!

I highly recommend it to those of us with heavy heads. It really does hold you head up quite comfortably:-)

Be well,
Lisa

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Lisa,

I am so glad that it is working well for you. I would be lost without mine, it has been a lifesaver for me to be able to sit up and hold my head.


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I got mine today as well! Haven’t used it yet though. Going to get the wedge as well soon. :slight_smile:

Brenda

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Let me know how it works out for you Brenda and I would like to know how the wedge works as I have been thinking about getting one.


#20

I will. And I hope to get the wedge next week. Will get back to you on how I find it.

Brenda