As recommended by the Oesophageal Patients Association (OPA).
”Weight loss and head of bed elevation are effective lifestyle interventions for GERD”
— Stanford Study 2006
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 Adult 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.
This bed wedge has had over whelming demand from acid reflux (GERD / GORD) Oesophagitis (hiatal hernia),Esophageal Motility, Gastro-oesophageal refluxdisease, hiatus hernia & heart burn sufferers.
The Putnams bed wedge helps keep you upright and comfortable at the same time.
Can be helpful for:
Post surgery including ; post hysterectomy, post hip replacement, post spinal surgery, as well as being great for mobility, sitting up in bed and chest pain.
Includes a zipped cotton cover.