What Is the Right Position to Sleep for Each of These Health Problems?

Sleeping is important for your overall health. Did you know that people spend an average of 25 years in sleeping? Picking the right position matters, and sometimes it can help you relieve any condition.

The RIGHT sleeping position

Your sleeping position affects your blood pressure and other health aspects. Scientists now revealed that your sleeping hours aren’t as important as your position.

We give you 9 sleeping positions to help you relieve your condition.

  1. Shoulder pain

Sleep on your pain-free side, and keep your legs slightly bent. Grasp a pillow towards your chest, and place the second pillow between your knees.

  1. Back pain

This can be quite debilitating, so try to find the best position. Lie on the back, and place the pillow right under your knees. Support your lower back with a rolled-up towel.

  1. Headache

Your sleeping position can make your headache worse, so finding the right position is a ‘must’ in this case. Your headaches sometimes occur as a result from improper sleeping, meaning you have to “secure” your head with pillows on both sides.

  1. Sinus issues

Lie on your back, and put keep your head elevated. In this way you won’t be bothered with the terrible mucus.

  1. High blood pressure

Nothing can substitute the consultation with your doctor on this one. A study from the Ehime University School of Medicine confirmed that the sleeping position affects blood pressure. Sleep with your face turned downwards to lower your pressure.

  1. PMS

Place a pillow right under your knees so that your spine doesn’t arch.

  1. Neck pain

Place a small rolled-up towel under your neck or use it to “fix” your flat pillow.

  1. Digestive issues

Sleep on your left side, because your stomach is positioned that way. In this way you’re giving gravity a hand, and your digestive system will work properly.

  1. Heartburn

Sleep on your left to prevent/treat this ailment.

Change your sleping position, and consult your doctor over any questions.

Sources: healthandlovepage.com

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