As recommended by the Oesophageal Patients Association (OPA).
Heartburn, Acid Reflux, GERD, GORD and similar medical conditions all result from acid seeping upwards during sleep when laying flat. When sleeping slightly tilted gravity helps stop this occurrence and reduces associated discomfort and sleep disruption.
The Memory foam Bed Wedge can be used in many ways. Place it under your pillow to sleep in a raised comfortable position, ideal for sufferers of hiatus hernia, rhinitis, glaucoma and respiratory problems. Use as a back support in bed. Place the Bed wedge at the bottom of the bed to raise and support your legs. This provides relief from varicose veins, swollen ankles, phlebitis and oedema.
''Weight loss and head of bed elevation are effective lifestyle interventions for GERD'' - Kaltenbach et al. 2006
The bed wedge recieved high demand within the acid reflux (GERD / GORD) Oesophagitis (hiatal hernia), Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease & heart burn community with many reviews supporting the benefit of this product.