The Best Pillow For Sleeping Upright In 2022

A pillow for sleeping upright can be a great way to improve your sleep and health. Upright sleeping has been shown to help with snoring, GERD, and other health problems. There are many different types of pillows available to help you sleep in an upright position, so finding the best one for you may take some trial and error.

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If you don’t have enough time, check out this shortlist of the Best Pillow For Sleeping Upright and choose the one you like the most.

10 Best Pillow For Sleeping Upright You Should Consider In 2022

Bestseller No. 1
Cabeau Evolution Classic Neck Support Pillow - Neck Pillow for Traveling - Memory Foam Airplane Pillow with 360-Degree Comfort - Head & Chin Support Pillows for Sleeping Upright,Graphite
  • ULTIMATE TRAVEL PILLOW: Our memory foam travel pillow is the ideal car pillow for road trips or the perfect airplane neck pillow to catch some sleep on a long flight. Top off your travel kit with this premium support pillow to help avoid neck pain.
  • FALL ASLEEP & STAY ASLEEP: Carefully crafted and designed, this neck pillow for sleeping while traveling is made to help you fall asleep in any position. 360-degree support and front clasps cradle your head for stability to help you stay asleep.
  • ERGONOMIC MEMORY FOAM DESIGN: Unlike other neck pillows for travel, our dual-density memory foam pillow features raised side supports and a flat back for healthy spine positioning and comfort while resting.
  • WASHABLE COVER: No need to worry about those unwanted smells or dirty microbes, the Cabeau Evolution Classic Travel Pillow's removable cover makes it easy to wash – always fresh for your next trip.
  • DID YOU KNOW? The average person moves their head twice every hour while sleeping. The Cabeau Evolution Classic travel sleep pillow offers stability and minimizes neck movement in every sleeping position while traveling.
Bestseller No. 2
Reading Pillow-Extra Large 31" Bed Rest Pillow with Detachable Neck Roll & Arms for Sitting in Bed or Couch-Backrest Reading Pillow Adult Back Pillows for Reading/Watching TV/Gaming/Relaxing
  • 🎁PERFECT READING PILLOW - SLIGUY reading pillow is unlike any back pillow you’ve tried before. Our bed rest reading pillow is larger than usual reading pillows at the market. Pillow measures 31 inches high by 20 inches wide,the enlarged backrest and curved design which can effectively support your neck and shoulders. When you sit on the bed and relax,effectively relieve the fatigue of the back, and create unparalleled comfort.
  • ❤️VACUUM COMPRESSION PACKAGING - All reading pillow product are vacuum-packed for compacted shipping.After unpacking, you need to KNEAD AND SHAKE THE PILLOW VIGOROUSLY FOR 5 MINUTES to let the fiber filling inside spread out. It will take 48 hours to fully expand,then you can achieve the best experience.Please feel free to contact us if you have any problems with our SLIGUY Reading Pillow.
  • 🌈COMFORTABLE SUPPORTING BACKREST - The fabric is made of skin-friendly super soft touching velvet cover, thick, and can be machine washed directly. The inner lining is filled with highly resilient cushion fiber cluster filling for maximum support ,which is clean, soft and rebounds quickly,while still contouring to the body and providing excellent support for the back, arms, neck and shoulders.
  • 🎁NECK PILLOW & ARM SUPPORT - Your bed backrest pillow with detachable and adjustable neck roll to give your neck a complete support,which is also achieving multifunctional use to support for your head, back, waist, legs.This reading pillow is also equipped with improved armrests,Increased height of arms 7.8 inch, which can better support your arms. When you rely on the armrests, it increases comfort,reducing stress on joints and muscles.
  • 🌈PREMIUM BED REST PILLOW - With 3 convenient pockets,the 2 small side pockets are handy for storing a remote, phone, while the larger back pocket is the perfect size for keeping extra magazines, books, or a tablet. What's more,It also features a built-in carrying handle ,you can easily carry the reading pillow to another room or sofa with the convenient carrying handle.It has a simple hidden zipper so the cover can be easily washed if necessary.
Bestseller No. 3
Bed Wedge Pillow | Unique Curved Design for Multi Position Use | Memory Foam Wedge Pillow for Sleeping | Works for Back Support, Leg, Knee | Includes Bamboo Cover Plus Extra Sheet (Small - 7.5 Inch)
  • ✔EXCLUSIVE CURVE DESIGN! We’ve taken comfort and perfected it with our curved wedge pillow. Curved edges instead of the standard sharp corners creates a multi-purpose pillow that can be placed comfortably underneath your knees for support and elevation or beneath your head and upper back while sitting, eating, reading and pain free sleeping! Available in 3 great sizes, with a small, medium and extra-large option, choose what works for you! DIMENSIONS 24 x 24 x 7.5 Inches
  • ✔ MULTI-USE RELIEF! Suffering chronic back or neck pain? Can’t sleep well due to breathing or digestive problems? Posturing your body correctly and elevating your head appropriately brings instant relief for back and neck pain, acid reflux, GERD, heartburn, snoring, vertigo and air circulation. Elevating your legs fosters proper blood circulation and relieves leg, hip and knee muscle tension. Most appreciated gift for post-surgery recovery and pregnancy!
  • ✔ PROPRIETARY MEMORY FOAM! Made from a dual layer of visco-elastic premium memory foam that’s more dense and durable than anything out there. Our blend consists of temperature sensitive white foam that forms your shape based on body heat. That means our triangle pillow’s firm but not stiff, comfy without compressing! Easily change positions and maintain the same level of support due to its superior construction. A whole night’s comfort, rest assured!
  • ✔ TWO COVERS INCLUDED! Have a cool night’s sleep with our super breathable, hypo-allergenic , sweat free covers. The primary cover is made of premium bamboo replete with a specially quilted design that’s been proven for better airflow. The bonus sheet is soft polyester brushed fabric, ensuring utter convenience and hygiene. Hypoallergenic and so silky soft to the skin, you won’t want to sleep without it! Want it good as new? Remove the zippered cover and throw it in the wash.
  • ✔ RISK-FREE PURCHASE! Not happy with your order? Your satisfaction with Bekweim matters more to us than the purchase. To that end, we absolutely guarantee that you either love it or get a complete refund-no questions asked! So you can go ahead and Click buy now, no doubts or second guessing with our money back policy!
Bestseller No. 4
Cooling Wedge Pillow - 10 Inch Bed Wedge Pillow - 24 Inch Wide Incline Support Cushion for Lower Back Pain, Pregnancy, Acid Reflux, GERD, Heartburn, Allergies, Anti Snore – Soft Removable Cover
  • ADVANCED COOLING WEDGE PILLOW - Our deluxe cooling wedge pillow for sleeping improves sleep and comfort levels by elevating your head and neck to relieve tension. Advanced cooling gel material disperses heat so you remain cool and comfortable throughout the night.
  • 1.5" GEL MEMORY FOAM LAYER - The wedge cushion has a 1.5" thick layer of therapeutic memory foam that is firm and supportive but soft enough to sleep and relax on. High quality construction means the top gel layer won't collapse or lose its shape with daily use.
  • ANGLED FOR SUPERIOR COMFORT - Ergonomically engineered with a desirable 30° angle that is neither too steep as a leg wedge pillow nor too flat as a back pillow for sleeping. Switch to a comfortable upright position for reading in bed or watching TV. Dimensions: 24" x 24" x 10".
  • MACHINE WASHABLE REMOVABLE COVER - Our pillow wedge for sleeping has a removable cover that is machine washable and easy to clean for regular reuse. Great for use as a pregnancy wedge pillow, post knee surgery, after hip replacement, and to elevate an injured leg or ankle.
  • ALLEVIATES A WIDE RANGE OF PROBLEMS - It's the perfect acid reflux pillow to offer relief for nighttime heartburn and GERD. This therapeutic bed wedge pillow also helps correct difficulty breathing, snoring, and relieves neck & back pain. Versatile and multipurpose design.
SaleBestseller No. 5
Kӧlbs Bed Wedge Pillow with Memory Foam Top | Stylish Chic Jacquard Cover | 12 Inch Height Wedge Pillow for Sleeping and Acid Reflux, Heartburn, and GERD Pillow
  • SUPER COMFORTABLE BED WEDGE PILLOW, SNORING PILLOW: Available in 2 height options – 7.5 inch and 12 inch height. (24 x 24 x 7.5 or 25 x 25 x 12) This is the 12 inch option.
  • LUXURIOUS AND STYLISH JACQUARD PILLOW CASE: Hey it’s your bedroom, not a hospital room, give it some style. The Kӧlbs Wedge features a classic yet contemporary design. The removable jacquard pillow case protects the incline pillow from stains while promoting a comfortable night’s sleep. Cover is machine washable and can be removed from the triangle pillow core.
  • MEMORY FOAM TOP LAYER: The upper layer of the pillow wedge features a 1.5” plush memory foam for a comfortable and relaxing night’s sleep. A high density medical grade foam wedge core supports the memory foam top to ensure just the right firmness and proper support.
  • IDEAL FOR GERD, HEARTBURN, ACID REFLUX AND OTHER MEDICAL CONDITIONS: Makes conditions more comfortable that often robs you of a good night’s sleep. Includes: snoring, neck and back pain and post-surgery ailments. The best wedge pillow for sleeping.
  • ELEVATED PILLOWS FOR SLEEPING: Ideal for head, foot or leg elevation. Great pillow for snoring. Sleep apnea pillow.
SaleBestseller No. 6
Bed Wedge Pillow - Adjustable 9&12 Inch Folding Memory Foam Incline Cushion System for Legs and Back Support Pillow - Acid Reflux, Anti Snoring, Heartburn, Reading – Machine Washable
  • MULTI PURPOSE 7 IN 1 DESIGN: Our Foldable Memory Foam Wedge Pillow features a foldable design technology which can support usage for the head, back, or as the perfect leg wedge pillow. Measuring 22” wide and 12” deep, the wedge easily fits on any bed, providing additional comfort and support while sitting or sleeping. In order to provide you with effortless versatility, simply fold the wedge for a 9” deep sleep.
  • COMFORT FIRST: Everyone has a different neck, or back position preference while falling asleep. Our versatile bed wedge pillow can provide a 30° or 60° degree angle that supports a gradual, or steep slope which allows any head to get the right amount of pressure. An excellent choice for side sleepers.
  • MADE WITH YOUR HEALTH IN MIND: Laying down, sitting up, or sleeping with a wedge pillow can help increase blood flow, promote breathing, reduce snoring and heartburn. Can reduce the effects of knee pain, back pain, varicose veins, edema etc. The perfect wedge pillow for sleeping.
  • STORE AND CLEAN WITH EASE: You are going to love this wedge pillow so much you won’t be able to go anywhere without it. Use the carry handle for traveling the compact, folding sleep wedge. Easily removable, the zippered cover is made with a soft, breathable polyester material. Machine washable, the cover comes in a beautiful plush grey.
  • ODOR FREE: Most bed wedges or sleep wedges, usually have a strong smell of foam. With our extensive experience and knowledge in foam manufacturing our wedges are odor-free.
SaleBestseller No. 7
Travel Pillow, Best Memory Foam Neck Pillow Head Support Soft Pillow for Sleeping Rest, Airplane Car & Home Use (Grey)
  • ✈【Soft Support Material】Pillow cover made of Super soft silver fox texture plush velour fine soft, not pilling, not fade, give your skin mild care, Fits adults and kids. The pillowcase features an easy to use zipper, easy to clean.
  • ✈【High Quality Memory Foam】Our Travel Airplane Pillow constructed with high quality memory foam , Luxurious and breathable. The memory foam supports the head and neck perfectly. Easy to compress, easy to collect in Pillow storage bag.
  • ✈【2022 Ergonomic Support Design】 Multi-angle protection of the cervical spine - the rear hump shape fixed cervical spine, to prevent the head side slip; both sides of the groove, natural fit, to reduce the amount of bone pressure; front plus high, to prevent excessive head down Tilt, conducive to cervical line health protection.
  • ✈【Perfect Travel Airplane&Car Partner】Adjustable rope design, easy to adapt to a variety of body size, easy to adjust the comfort, select for cars, airplane, recliner and home use.
  • ✈【WARRANTY】 TallGo Pillow offers a 100% satisfaction guarantee. If you are not satisfied with our neck pillow or service for any reason, please feel free to contact us. We will either refund your money or redeliver a new TALLGO pillow.
SaleBestseller No. 8
Lisenwood Foam Bed Wedge Pillow Set - Reading Pillow & Back Support Wedge Pillow for Sleeping - 2 Separated Sit Up Pillows for Bed - Angled Bed Pillow, Triangle Pillow for Back and Legs Support Gray
  • 【2 SEPARATED FOAM WEDGE PILLOWS - MORE VERSATILE】:The Bed Wedge Pillow can be used under the head, and the back. Measuring 23.6” wide and 12” high, the wedge easily fits on any bed, providing additional comfort and support while SITTING or SLEEPING. The Leg Wedge Pillow relieves discomfort and pressure in the legs, knees, hips and lower back. You could ASSEMBLE the 2 pillows in any way, and place to any place you like.
  • 【HEALTHY SLEEP + PAIN RELIEF + RELAX PILLOW SET】: By supporting your upper BACK & SHOULDERS, the Back Support Pillow promotes a better sleep position. Medical designed 12" height, it can help relieve NECK and BACK pain, acid reflux, GERD, snoring, allergies and other breathing issues. The Leg Wedge Pillow reduces pressure on MUSCLES, DISC & TAILBONE, decompressing the back and allowing passive traction using the weight of your body.
  • 【LIFE TIME WARRANTY + 100% REFUND + Notice: It might need 48 hours to rebound since the temperature is low recently】: If you don't like our premium Wedge Pillow Set for any reasons, we guarantee 100% REFUND WITHOUT RETURN. (After long-time transportation, there may be slightly smelly after package open. It would be OK after few hours. Certainly, we offer 100% REFUND if you could not accept.)
  • 【WASHABLE COVER + BREATHABLE INNER CASE + CONCEALED ZIPPER】: Our Triangle Pillows use the ULTRA-SOFT & WASHABLE cushion cover, which is made of PREMIUM plush fabric. We offer another BREATHABLE inner case to keep the 2 Wedge Pillows more clean. What's more, we choose the high-cost CONCEALED zipper, all to make you feel more comfortable. All materials are performance-tested, emission-tested & durability-tested!
  • 【MULTI-USE & HEALTHY WEDGE PILLOWS BY ELEVATING】: With 100% FOAM, our Angled Bed Pillows improves your sleep posture, which can help preventing HEALTH issues with your spine, neck and shoulders. Position the back pillow upright while you WATCH TV or READ in bed, use the leg pillow to elevate your legs and feet. PERFECT reading pillow, sit up pillow for bed, pillow for gerd sufferers, bed wedges for sleeping...
SaleBestseller No. 9
Forias Wedge Pillows 12" Bed Wedge Pillow for Sleeping Acid Reflux After Surgery Triangle Pillow Wedge for Sleeping Gerd Snoring, Air Layer Wedge Cover|Memory Foam Top
  • 💖【 Certificated Wedge Pillow】: Forias wedge pillow for sleeping is an incredibly comfortable bed wedge pillow for a relaxing night's sleep! 1.5" breathable memory foam top and 10.5" high density foam core ensures better comfort and great support. Certificated by CertiPUR-US and Standard 100 by Oeko - Tex.
  • 💖【2 Pockets & Portable Design】: This triangle pillow wedge is designed with 2 special pockets and 1 handle for easy to carry everywhere! Pockets are featured with different opening directions, easily put your glasses, remote control, or mobile phone!
  • 💖【One Size Fits All】: Forias pillow wedge for sleeping is ideal for head/back/knee/legs/foot elevation! Snoring, post surgery, acid reflux, gerd, migraines, congestion, leg swelling or back pain, Forias liberator wedge pillow helps relieve these symptoms once and for all.
  • 💖【Skin-friendly Wedge Cover】: Our bed wedge cover is made of hotel-quality air layer fabric with easily removable zip, soft breathable and machine washable! Anti-slip bottom offers you unprecedented comfort and enjoyment! Take the best wedge pillow for bed right now!
  • 💖【Luxurious Gift Idea】: This sleeping wedge pillow will be a great gift for lovers friends parents in all festivals! It can be placed vertically against the headboard for them to read, watch or relax in bed, elevating the upper body while retaining comfort for the rest of the body.
SaleBestseller No. 10
Lunix LX6 3pcs Orthopedic Bed Wedge Pillow Set, Post Surgery Memory Foam for Back,Leg and Knee Pain Relief, Sitting Pillow for Reading, Adjustable Pillows for Acid Reflux and GERD for Sleeping Navy
  • While other bed wedge pillows are way too firm & uncomfortable, don’t relieve the post-surgery pain or they slide down making it impossible to fall asleep or relax in a pain-free position, the Lunix bed wedge pillow set is made of premium 45D memory foam to quickly adapt to your body shape and height. The unique velcro strap on the head pillow stops it from sliding and provides hours of comfort.
  • You deserve painless and relaxing days! You want to recover quicker after shoulder, hip or rotator cuff surgery, get rid off lower back pain, muscle spasms or snoring and reduce acid reflux or gerd. Lunix has designed the most effective orthopedic wedge pillows! No matter if you want to sleep, read or just watch TV more comfortably, you will feel the wonders of a natural upright spine alignment on your tight neck, lower back or hips.
  • Our mission is to improve your health! The LX6 premium recliner wedge pillows have been tested post-surgery by over 500 volunteers to ensure a comfortable reclined position. Our thinned head pillow (3”) releases neck pressure and the versatile design allows for full-body relaxation. Forget about arthritis pain instantly: “These pillow are addicting!”
  • The perfect gift for a loved one! If you are looking for a great gift that has a life-improving factor, then you would love our memory foam sit up pillow for bed. The 100% adjustable design is suitable for women & men of any height and the soft washable cover is very smooth on your skin. You can use it in the bed, on the couch without sliding down. We include 1 travel bag to make storing hustle-free.
  • You deserve only the best quality! We are a family-owned business based in CA and we pride ourselves on providing only tested & premium products with one year warranty and amazing U.S. based customer support for our community of hardworking Americans. We designed the bed back support with attention-to-detail to bring pain relief & relaxation in your daily life.

What To Look For Choosing The Best Pillow For Sleeping Upright

Before choosing a Best Pillow For Sleeping Upright, you should take the following considerations into account.

There are many different types of pillows for sleeping, but the best one for you may vary depending on your needs and preferences. Some people prefer a soft and comfortable pillow while others prefer a firm one. There is no wrong answer to this question, as it depends on your individual sleeping habits and preferences. To help you make a decision, here are some things to consider when choosing a good pillow: -The size of the pillow -The type of fabric or filling used -The shape or form the pillow can take -How comfortable the pillow is to sleep on

Related Frequently Asked Questions

How Do You Sleep Comfortably Upright?

People tend to sleep more comfortable when they are upright. There are three main reasons: Firstly, gravity is less of a factor and you get more restorative sleep at an upright position. Secondly, the air pressure in your head is higher, which can help create a deep sleep. Thirdly, you have more space to move around in, which can promote motionless slumber.

How Do You Sleep Upright With A Pillow?

Most people sleep on their backs when using a pillow. This is because the spine is situated in the middle of the pillow and when you are asleep your head and spine are both at the same level. When you sleep on your back, the pressure from your head and spine against the pillow helps to keep you asleep.

What Pillow Is Best For Posture?

A good pillow for posture is a soft, comfortable pillow that is large enough to fit comfortably on the stomach and back.

Is Sleeping Sitting Up Healthy?

There is no definitive answer to this question as sleeping sitting up is generally not as harmful as sleeping on the floor. However, it is important to take into consideration both your health and safety when making a decision to sleep sitting up. Sleeping sitting up can increase your risk of developing heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and some types of cancer. Additionally, you may also be more likely to fall asleep if you are using a bed that is too hard or uncomfortable.

Final Thoughts

There is no definitive answer to this question, as people’s sleeping habits vary greatly. However, some common factors that may influence the best pillow for sleeping upright include the body type, age, and sleep schedule. Additionally, it is important to choose a pillow that is comfortable and can support the weight of the person beingSleeped on.

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