Give the Gift of a Good Night’s Sleep: How to Buy a Pillow as a Gift

    November 30th, 2018 by Queen Anne Pillow

    With the holidays quickly approaching, you may be thinking about buying gifts for loved ones. Finding the right gift can sometimes be tough, especially if you live at a distance and are not sure what the person needs or what they will really love. Consider this question: What is the one thing every person uses […]

    Goose Down Pillow v. Duck Down Pillow – Which One is Best?

    April 21st, 2018 by Queen Anne Pillow

    If you are buying a down pillow, you will find you have two major choices – a goose down pillow or duck down pillow. So, what are the differences and is one of them the best? Availability:  Down is a byproduct of the meat industry, harvested from birds killed for food. As a result, most down […]

    How the Right Pillow Can Help Alleviate Sleep Apnea

    April 11th, 2018 by Queen Anne Pillow

    Imagine waking suddenly in the night, thrashing in your bed while gasping for air. For those with sleep apnea, this is a regular and distressing occurrence. It is also upsetting for those sharing your home, whose own sleep can be interrupted by the alarming sights and sounds of a loved one struggling to breathe. Loud […]

    How a Lack of Sleep Can Become a REAL Pain

    February 27th, 2018 by Queen Anne Pillow

    There are over 100 million chronic pain patients in the United States, and approximately two-thirds of them experience poor, or disruptive, sleep. Ask any one of them, and they can tell you just how important a good night’s sleep can be, and also how elusive it can be. Quality and quantity can both be important, but having six hours […]

    Traveling? 5 Reasons Why You Want To Take Your Own Pillow to Get a Good Night’s Rest

    February 19th, 2018 by Queen Anne Pillow

    Traveling means having to leave your familiar bed but it doesn’t mean you have to leave your pillow. It’s difficult enough trying to get a good night’s rest in an unfamiliar bed while on the road. Simplify this problem by taking along your own pillow. Not only will it be a comfort from home, it […]

    How to Improve Your Sleep Posture and Reduce Neck and Back Pain

    January 15th, 2018 by Queen Anne Pillow

    If you suffer from neck and/or back pain you often suffer from poor sleep as well. The two conditions conspire against you in a vicious cycle: poor sleep prevents you from getting needed rest and time to heal from skeletal issues and the increased pain keeps you from sleeping well. It turns out that posture […]

    Sleep and Weight Loss: How a Good Night’s Sleep Prevents Weight Gain

    January 4th, 2018 by Queen Anne Pillow

    If your New Year resolution is to lose weight, start by getting a good night’s sleep. Sleep is an important yet often overlooked component of any weight loss strategy. Your brain yearns for rest and without it, you’re left feeling overtired. Feeling overtired leads to skipping the gym and to unhealthy food choices. Let’s take a closer look […]

    How Practicing Proper Sleep Hygiene Can Help You Fall Asleep Faster

    January 2nd, 2018 by Queen Anne Pillow

    For many people, the term “sleep hygiene” is a foreign one. Hygiene tends to be associated with taking care of your physical cleanliness and appearance. However, according to Merriam Webster, the definition of hygiene is simply, “a science of the establishment and maintenance of health.” So sleep hygiene is the process of maintaining healthy sleep. For […]

    From King Tut to King Size – The History of the Bed

    December 21st, 2017 by Queen Anne Pillow

    Our ancient ancestors really didn’t enjoy sleeping on a cold, hard surface. Since the beginning of recorded time, people have made efforts to make their sleeping experience softer and more comfortable, even if that just meant throwing an animal skin over a pile of leaves. Thanks to the efforts and passion of archaeologists, we know […]