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Wedges & Slants

Just a few inches of elevation from a wedge pillow can make a big difference in your sleep quality. Problems like snoring can be an issue for both you and annoying for someone who sleeps in the same room as you. Back and neck injuries can also require keeping yourself in a specific position to relieve tension and pain. Many gastrointestinal difficulties, such as heartburn and acid reflux, can occur when sleeping on your back. Sinus congestion due to colds or bronchial issues can also worsen when sleeping on your back. A bed wedge or pillow wedge can potentially help with any one of these complications.

When using a foam wedge during rest, the torso can remain at an angle, keeping your body at various degrees of being upright. A bed wedge is exactly what it sounds like - a wedge - where there are several flat edges that rest on the surface of your bed during use. Placing the short edge on the mattress will allow you to keep your body mostly upright. Bonus tip - this position is also ideal for staying comfortable while reading or watching TV in bed.

Placing a foam wedge with the wide surface face down will allow you to keep the body inclined to ease congestion or acid reflux while sleeping. Move the wedge under the knees for an ideal position for keeping feet or legs elevated to improve blood flow. Try sleeping with it between your knees to help with back and spinal discomfort. Find a number of easy to use, easy to clean bed wedge models from BudgetMedicalSupplies.com.