Favorite pillow?

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So what's your favorite pillow? I'm between pillows right now... ha. I use one but the most comfortable I've but my head on seems to also make me sleep poor for unknown reasons now. Maybe I don't like latex (I don't get skin irritation to it though or anything like that), I'm not sure. But I thought I'd see what you guys use.
 

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What do you use the pillow for?
 
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What do you use the pillow for?
I'm not 100% sure where it's from, and even less what model/brand it even is... I think it dates back to a girl long gone from my life. I just started using it because I was having sleep trouble that I'm not completely sure was tied to the uber comfortable pillow.

It could be described as kinda flat and hard :confused: I just haven't bothered to think about it much till now.
 

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Hm I thought we’d have strong opinions, like with most things audiophiles have choices on.

I can say that weird shaped pillows never worked for me, typically made of a foam; the ones with cut out or that are slopped. Buckwheat is too noisy, unsure if it could provide good rest. I’m allergic to down so I avoid those. I had a wool pillow for awhile which starts out wonderfully but then becomes super flat with no give.

Cheap polyfill usually starts out great but becomes worthless very quickly for support.
 

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Interesting thread as I have been having trouble getting the right pillow for the past years. Many pillows gave me a neck ache running up my head and eventually became migraine. I found one time a great pillow at a hotel in Tokyo but they wouldn't sell to me. It was goose down with perfect density for me. All health designed pillow gave me neck ache.
 

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I don't use a pillow. Flat on the bed.
 
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Interesting thread as I have been having trouble getting the right pillow for the past years. Many pillows gave me a neck ache running up my head and eventually became migraine. I found one time a great pillow at a hotel in Tokyo but they wouldn't sell to me. It was goose down with perfect density for me. All health designed pillow gave me neck ache.
Well, if it was THAT good, you just take it and let them bill you... then you bought it. Maybe not ethical but name things you wouldn't do to get rid of migraine!

You might like the pillow I linked. If you got high loft but plush. (if you sleep on side)
 

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Guys this is pillow, not hifi. Should not take long to get and shouldn't give you a migraine.
 

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Not a fan of solid foam or gel-foam. Tried many different down pillows, some rather pricey. Several were quite comfy but all went flat and lost support within a year. Went with the up-level MyPillow - kinda meh at first but now I like. Going on 2+ years now.
 
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Interesting thread as I have been having trouble getting the right pillow for the past years. Many pillows gave me a neck ache running up my head and eventually became migraine. I found one time a great pillow at a hotel in Tokyo but they wouldn't sell to me. It was goose down with perfect density for me. All health designed pillow gave me neck ache.
Which hotel?
 
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My favorite pillow is the feather pillow I bought in 1962. I had it til about 2000. My wife threw it out because it had perspiration stains. I've bought other feather pillows since 2000, some as costly as $70, but none were really soft, nor had enough feathers inside, nor the right type. I prefer downy feathers, not flight feathers in my pillows, as the former don't put pressure points on the side of my face. I really do miss my old pillow!
 

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LL21

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If you mean Ritz Carlton Tokyo, that brand is owned by Marriott. If you can buy the entire bed (known as the Heavenly Bed) of the W Hotel (also owned now by Marriott since they took over Starwood Hotels)...you can probably find someone who can help you buy the pillow. I think Four Seasons can also arrange for the entire mattress, etc to be sold and delivered to you.
 

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Buckwheat pillows. They feel cool around the and you can form it to fit the arch of your neck by pushing the buckwheat around. Very comfortable.

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Buckwheat pillows. They feel cool around the and you can form it to fit the arch of your neck by pushing the buckwheat around. Very comfortable.

david
I knew you'd prefer something not strictly conventional, and was hoping for your answer. I agree about the coolness factor but the noise for me is too much. My brother on the other hand slept on one most of his childhood and loved it.
 

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