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Use This One Thing to Improve Your Sleep Therapy Comfort and Success

Use This One Thing to Improve Your Sleep Therapy Comfort and Success

The Ultimate Sleep Equipment Pillow by Core[16] offers many benefits for those following sleep therapy.

Not getting enough quality sleep, particularly over the longer term, causes many harmful impacts on health[1]. Sleep deprivation affects physical and mental well-being[2] and increases the risk of conditions such as diabetes[3], heart issues[4], dementia[5] and hypertension[6]. This list is far from exhaustive.

Around 50 to 70 million Americans[7] have chronic sleep disorders, and according to the National Council on Aging[8], approximately 33 million adults use sleep therapy equipment. Such equipment keeps the airways open while individuals sleep, improving sleep quality[9] and reducing daytime drowsiness.

Despite the many benefits of using sleep equipment, estimates suggest that more than 50% of new users might abandon sleep therapy[10] within the first year. This article examines why people may stop sleep therapy and ways to improve the experience to continue treatment for better sleep and health.

Possible Challenges Using Sleep Equipment

Although many users of sleep equipment experience positive effects, many individuals abandon or don't start sleep therapy[11]. Common challenges that may deter people from using their equipment include:

  • General discomfort, especially while getting used to equipment
  • Incorrect positioning of equipment during the night
  • Dislodged or ill-fitting mask, which can create noise that disrupts your own and your partner's sleep
  • Neck pain
  • Smelly equipment[12]
  • Dry nose or mouth
  • Skin irritations

Additionally, consistency of therapy[13] is crucial, meaning that individuals should continue using equipment when traveling and over holidays. Improving the sleep therapy experience[14] and adhering to equipment use is essential for getting the most from treatment and boosting health.

A Single Solution for Overcoming Many Sleep Equipment Challenges

Time and patience are crucial when starting most new things, including sleep equipment. However, an easy change that one can make to reduce many challenges is using a pillow designed specifically to accommodate your sleep equipment.

Sleeping with the correct pillow[15] plays a much more significant role in sleep comfort than many imagine. For users of sleep therapy equipment, pillows can make or break the experience.

The Ultimate Sleep Equipment Pillow by Core[16] offers many benefits for those following sleep therapy. It accommodates both side and stomach sleepers and features a unique shape to support your neck and has a distinct edge for equipment to drape, reducing disturbances and permitting movement while sleeping. It's firm enough for excellent neck and head support while soft enough to provide soothing comfort.

The Core pillow promotes better airway alignment, reduces mask leaks, prevents pressure point sores and decreases neck and shoulder tension, removing many common issues when using sleep therapy equipment.

As well as improving equipment use and enhancing user comfort, co-sleepers also benefit through reduced noise and movement disturbances. Overall, the innovative pillow can upgrade sleep quality for those following sleep therapy, encouraging therapy adherence and supporting well-being.

The pillow comes with a fitted washable cover and a 30-day risk-free trial. And, users don't need to compromise on great sleep when traveling, thanks to the easy-to-pack Core mini pillow[17].

Other Ways to Make Sleeping More Comfortable

There are several other ways to reduce challenges for a more comfortable and beneficial sleep therapy experience, including:

  • Ensuring the mask is the correct size and fit
  • Using a chin strap to keep equipment in place
  • Maintaining proper cleaning routines and boosting hygiene and cleanliness with the SoClean 3[18]
  • Reducing friction with LiquiCell skin protection[19]
  • Using a humidifier to reduce dryness
  • Improving overall comfort in bed, such as keeping bedrooms at the optimum temperature[20] and upgrading the mattress[21]

Improve the sleep therapy experience with the Core neck pillow and other easy-to-implement adjustments.


  1. Johns Hopkins Medicine – Health Risks of Poor Sleep
  2. Columbia University Department of Psychiatry – How Sleep Deprivation Impacts Mental Health
  3. National Library of Medicine – Sleep Duration and Diabetes Risk: Population Trends and Potential Mechanisms
  4. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – How Does Sleep Affect Your Heart Health?
  5. WebMD – Sleep Problems and Dementia
  6. Mayo Clinic – High blood pressure (hypertension)
  7. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute – What are Sleep Deprivation and Deficiency?
  8. National Council on Aging – Sleep Apnea Statistics and Facts You Should Know
  9. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute - CPAP
  10. National Library of Medicine – Interventions for the Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Adults: A Health Technology Assessment
  11. National Library of Medicine – Long-term compliance with continuous positive airway pressure in patients with obstructive sleep apnea
  12. SoClean – 6 Reasons Your Sleep Equipment Might Smell Bad
  13. National Library of Medicine – Adherence to Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Treatment for Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Implications for Future Interventions
  14. SoClean – Our Top Hacks for Improving Your Sleep Therapy Experience
  15. SoClean – How to Choose the Perfect Pillow
  16. SoClean – The Ultimate Sleep Equipment Pillow
  17. SoClean Ultimate Sleep Equipment Travel Pillow
  18. SoClean SoClean 3
  19. SoClean LiquiCell Skin Protection
  20. Cleveland Clinic – What's the Best Temperature for Sleep?
  21. SoClean – Clean Sleep Starts with a Strong Foundation: Your Mattress