Sleeping on your left side is the best and healthiest position. If you are already a side sleeper, opt for the left side. Lying on your back is the next best position to maintain good health and lying on the belly or stomach is the least popular sleeping pose.
Here are the best sleeping positions for different conditions:
- Pregnant women – Sleep on your side with the knees bent.
- Neck or Lower back pain – Sleep on your side with a pillow between the knees.
- Neck pain, lumbar spinal pain, facial wrinkles, nasal congestion – Sleep on your back
- Snoring or sleep apnea – Sleep on your stomach
- GERD or Acid reflux – Lie on your back.
Choose the best sleeping pose for yourself considering your health or chronic conditions. Consult a doctor if you continue to experience numbness in your arms, stiffness of the neck, shoulder or back pain or snoring.
If you are lying down on any other sleeping poses than those mentioned in this post, yet enjoying – a restful night, good quality of sleep and wake up in the morning without any discomfort in any part of your body – then you need not change your sleeping posture.
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