What's The Best Sleep Position For Your Health?
Wondering how your sleep preference affects your heart, digestion or the development of wrinkles?
Benefits of sleeping on your side
Sleeping on your side lessens stress on the respiratory system and reduces heartburn and indigestion.
Good news for side sleepers
Most scientists say that sleeping on your left side is best. Gravity helps waste travel to the colon.
Which side is best?
Benefits of sleeping on your back
Feel-good news for back sleepers
It eases pressure on the shoulder & jaw, reducing tension headaches. It also benefits hip and knee pain, arthritis, congestion & bursitis.
Sleeping on your back will keep your face from being mushed up against a pillow, which can lead to wrinkles.
- Elevate your head at least six inches with a pillow. - Spread your legs hip-width apart to take the stress off your lower back.
Tips for back sleepers
Benefits of sleeping on your stomach
Tummy sleepers beware
Encourages facial lines
Causes spine misalignment, which can lead to back problems.
Adds unnecessary strain to your joints and muscles
Use a soft or flat pillow to avoid neck misalignment.
Place a pillow under your hips to minimize back strain.
Do gentle stretches to straighten your spine.
If you sleep on your belly, reduce the risks:
Rest well & wake up ready to go!
Better sleep gives rise to better mornings, bringing your goals into focus and dreams within reach.