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As a child, you go have pillow fights, but as an adult, you're more likely to fight your pillow. If you consistently wake up in the a.m. with a crick in your neck, a headache, and a bad attitude, then your bedding might just be conspiring against you. The solution? Scoring yourself the best memory foam pillow that will actually lay your head to rest at night for good.
The best memory foam pillows offer many advantages to more traditional options. The cushy material can cradle both your neck and head and provide excellent pressure relief. They also retain their shape better than down feathers or other fluffy stuffings. And while you may think you know what to expect, you may be surprised — there is a wide range of options for different sleeping positions and preferences.
Much like with memory foam mattresses, your choice will be most dependent on your sleeping style — according to WebMD, side sleepers require a thicker pillow for optimal spine alignment, back sleepers need a medium-thick consistency, and stomach sleepers might not need a pillow at all. Next comes types of fill. We found a shredde-fill pillow that lets you customize its thickness, but we also scored some classic slabs that do the trick. Ahead, read on for the 10 memory foam pillows that will save you a trip to the chiropractor, according to sound sleepers.
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