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Neck pain Causes and Most Effective Treatment Options

An estimated 20.4% (50 million) of Adult American's suffer from chronic pain and numbers are rising. At least half of these 20.4% count neck pain to their chronic ailments. Causes for Neck Pain range from Stress to long hours in front of the computer and not paying attention to their posture. Treatment options for chronic pain and more importantly neck pain, have become more accessible than ever as well though which is a very good thing. When it comes to treating issues with your body, we strongly believe that fixing the root cause is what matters which is why we do not endorse treatment options related to pain relievers such as ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin IB, etc.). These just threat the...

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Why we should at least sleep 8 hours a night

Sleep deprivation is a serious issue for millions of people around the world. Effects of it can range from weight gain, to mood swings. Here are some key reasons as to why you should make sure you get at least 8 hours every night: Sleep is restorative for the brain. Our Brain is active 24/7(when we sleep our subconscious mind is still on), but our conscious part of the brain restores itself when we sleep. Too little sleep can alter the levels of hormones in your body that regulate satiety and hunger, which can lead to habits of overeating, overweight, and obesity. Our Bodies growth hormones are stimulated when our brain is in a deep slow wave sleep(It is said...

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#1 Checklist for buying a Buckwheat Pillow

1.) BUCKWHEAT HULLS QUALITY: Are the Hulls Grown in the US? We share in our other post why this is important 2.) COMPANY ADDRESS: Does the company you buy from has a physical address listed on their website or can they be found on google maps? If not that can be a red flag. Behind a lot of "family" and "small" businesses are huge corporations (sometimes Chinese Companies) these days, using the "small family business model" as marketing opportunity to grow their reach. Also be wary when buying on Amazon without doing your research. A huge percentage of sellers on Amazon Chinese Companies, which means quality control is something you should wonder about. 3.) ORGANIC: Is it organic? Organic does...

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How to clean a Buckwheat Pillow?

Buckwheat Pillows last for up to 10 years if properly taken care of Properly taken care means cleaning out the Buckwheat Hulls from time to time and airing out the Hulls. This can best be done by leaving your pillow outside on your balcony or patio for a day.   Can the Buckwheat Pillow be washed? The simple answer is NO. Only the cover can be washed(inner and outer covers of our Pillows are washable). Do not wash the whole buckwheat pillow. It can and will destroy your washing machine as well as the pillow itself. Can you wash the Buckwheat Hulls? We do not recommend washing the hulls. Water exposure can break down and degenerate the structure of the...

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Buckwheat Hulls vs. Millet Hulls

  We get a lot of questions from our customers asking what exactly the difference is between buckwheat and millet hulls.     It can be broken down into quite a few differences: Millet Hulls are smaller compared to buckwheat hulls The Structure of Millet Hulls is also more round than the triangle shape of buckwheat hulls Millet Hull pillows are less noisy than buckwheat hull pillows due to it's smaller size and structure Millet Hulls are much lighter than buckwheat hulls. So if a buckwheat pillow is too heavy for you, you might wanna try a millet pillow Pillows filled with millet hulls feel smoother and also mold easier towards your head Due to the shape of the hulls...

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How to spot High Quality Buckwheat Hulls?

When it comes to Buckwheat Pillows, you have a lot of choices.  With Amazon, Ebay and other large online market platforms opening up the US Retail Market to pretty much Every Company in the world that can register an LLC in the US(which is not that hard honestly), the hunt for high quality and toxin free US Made sleep products has become harder than ever.  In This Article we'll show you how you can distinguish good from bad buckwheat hulls. There are 2 types of Buckwheat Hulls which are commonly used in Pillows. Roasted and Heat Treated/non heat treated Hulls. Roasted Hulls appear weak and fragile compared to Heat Treated/non treated versions and are used in lower priced pillows quite...

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