The Well-Stroke Pillow, a self-welt pillow that’s used to make the bedding more comfortable, has been found by a group of researchers.
Researchers found that using a self welt bed pillow made the bed softer, making it easier to hold onto.
The researchers from the University of Nottingham and University College London studied how using a pillows made of a material called polyethylene that was bonded to the back of the pillow helped to make it easier for people to lay down on the pillow.
“There is a lot of concern about the effects of stress on the human body,” Professor Joanna Phelan from the Department of Psychology at the University told BBC News.
“It can affect the heart, the immune system, the kidneys, the digestive system, all sorts of things.”
“It’s been known for decades that a pillow made of our own skin could be used to reduce stress and help us stay calm and healthy.”
The researchers found that a self Welt pillow made of the material bonded to its back helped to reduce anxiety, anxiety disorders, depression and irritability, but it also helped to ease anxiety and depressive symptoms.
“The researchers say that self wels are the perfect pillow because they are lightweight and easy to roll,” said Professor Phela.
“We also found that people who used self well pillows felt more rested and more comfortable.”
The scientists hope to continue studying self weld pillows and how they could be made more affordable.
“What we found was that people could get more use out of a self hewn pillow by rolling it into a shape that is easier to use,” Professor Phella said.
“This could be an opportunity to increase the use of self welled pillows as we look to improve their use in the future.”
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