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Doctor insights on: Under Pillow Vibration Alarm Clock

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Can this cause cancer? Every night I sleep with my phone under my pillow this way the vibration from the alarm clock will wake me. Is this dangerous?

Can this cause cancer? Every night I sleep with my phone under my pillow this way the vibration from the alarm clock will wake me. Is this dangerous?

Probably not, but...: I would put your phone on airplane mode when it is under your pillow. That way, it is not receiving cell signals. We don't know if cell phones are truly safe, and I worry more in young people like you. Since you shouldn't be getting calls while you're sleeping, you can still use the alarm with your wi-fi and cellular service off, decreasing the electromagnetic exposure to your brain. ...Read more

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Could this be an aneurysm? Cannot bend over due to severe, alarming throbbing in head & neck. Have to sleep with 3 pillows. SOB as well.

Could this be an aneurysm? Cannot bend over due to severe, alarming throbbing in head & neck. Have to sleep with 3 pillows.   SOB as well.

Mgt: I would suggest seeing your PCP today, these are serious symptoms which may be related to a cardiovascular problem. Other conditions which may cause shortness of breath include a pulmonary embolism. ...Read more

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Is it safe to sleep with cell phone in bed for alarm purposes? Not directly under pillow, but in the bed in general? Risk of cancers, (i.E. Breast)?

Is it safe to sleep with cell phone in bed for alarm purposes? Not directly under pillow, but in the bed in general? Risk of cancers, (i.E. Breast)?

If there is: Any measurable risk of cell-phone induced cancer, it is infinitesimally small. You have as much chance of being struck by lightening as getting cancer from your cell phone, even if you sleep with it. ...Read more

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Are foam rubber pillows safe for kids?

Are foam rubber pillows safe for kids?

Pillow: yes foam rubber pillows are safe for children as long as they are covered by a pillowcase with a zipper. children should not eat the foam material ...Read more

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Whats that noise when i lay on a pillow?

Whats that noise when i lay on a pillow?

Is there: A deflation sound when pressure from your body forces air out of it? ...Read more

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Can you use pillows with a clinitron bed?

Clinitron: For under the head yes but maximal benefit of pressure relief in other areas is without pillows. ...Read more

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Where can I get a good anti-critter travel pillow?

Where can I get a good anti-critter travel pillow?

Unclear: I am not sure what you mean by 'anti-critter' travel pillow. Please re-submit a clarification. If you are worried about bed-bugs your best option is a cover for the pillow. ...Read more

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I'm a guy who loves to cuddle my pillow. Is that sick?

I'm a guy who loves to cuddle my pillow. Is that sick?

Good for you: Buddy ... never, ever let anyone make you think that showing affection is unmasculine or a sign of weakness. You pillow is an imaginary object of affection, and of course you know it. But there will come a time when everything in your life will turn around your ability to discover love for another person and show it in many little ways. It sounds like you're off to a great start. Keep practicing ...Read more

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Can you tell me how i can make humping a pillow feel better?

Can you tell me how i can make humping a pillow feel better?

Not sure what you: Mean. If having sex against a pillow is causing you physical discomfort would suggest you just stop doing it. ...Read more

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My child is 22 months, what kind of pillow I can use for him?

My child is 22 months, what kind of pillow I can use for him?

None!: A pillow is not necessary at this age. No rush. Give it a year or so. Then, a flat one is better than a fluffy one. ...Read more

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Can you suggest tips and techniques on maturbrating with a pillow?

Teaching : How to best masturbate with use of a pillow really doesn't fall under the purview of medical information. ...Read more

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I can't get comfortable in bed. Do I need a special mattress or pillow?

I can't get comfortable in bed. Do I need a special mattress or pillow?

Good question: The answer should be easy but differs from person to person. You might need to try several products to find what works for you. Some people sleep on the side with a small pillow between their legs. Others buy a long pillow to place along their back. Others try different types of pillows. Buying a bed is a big expense but might be needed if other approaches do not work. ...Read more

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What health issues can result from using the same unwashed bed pillow for 20 yrs?

What health issues can result from using the same unwashed bed pillow for 20 yrs?

Probably none: We all become attached to our favorite pillow. Wash it. However, if you have had no issues in 20 years your certaining are unlikely to have one now. Quit listening to you friends, wash it or don't, buy a new one. You are fine. You really aren't likely to catch something from yourself because if you could you would already have it. That sounds silly but is true. ...Read more

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How will a nursing pillow help me?

How will a nursing pillow help me?

Keeps baby close: The nursing pillow was a life-saver for me (especially after my c-sections and i could not hold my baby upright for nursing). I used a "boppy" pillow and it really helped to maintain my baby in a good position that was helpful for successful nursing. ...Read more

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Is it better sleep on a high or low pillow?

Is it better sleep on a high or low pillow?

Comfort but...: Have to make sure that the pillow/pillows do not contribute to neck pain or dysfunction. Low pillow, i would think, would be safer. ...Read more

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Antimicrobial pillow for kids safe?

Antimicrobial pillow for kids safe?

No need: An alternative is to wash and dry your pillows every three months. Also use an hypoallergenic pillow cover and change bed linens weekly. ...Read more

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