Every person spends 25 years in sleeping in their lifetime. A good night sleep (between 7-9hours) is of a great importance for the person to enjoy perfect overall health.
However, apart from the hours spent sleeping, finding the right position to sleep is also of a great significance.
Finding the right sleeping position has shown as highly efficient when it comes to preventing certain health problems such as sinus infections, blood pressure, and many other conditions. Therefore, you can sleeping in the right position can help you treat some health issues.
The following 9 sleeping positions will help you treat various health conditions:
Twisted neck during sleeping is the most common reason for having a headache during the day. Make sure to surround your head with pillows to prevent headache.
If you suffer from sinus infections, you should sleep with an elevated head in order to prevent the mucus from accumulating the sinuses.
High Blood Pressure
If you suffer from high blood pressure, you should sleep with the face down, as this practice has been proven to significantly reduce the blood pressure.
If you experience digestive issues, you should sleep on the left side, to help digestion with the help of gravity.
Sleeping on the left side also helps in heartburn issues.
Back-pain sufferers should lay on the back, put a pillow under the knees, and a rolled-up towel under the curve of the back.
Sleep on the side which does not hurt, and bent a bit your legs. You can also grasp a pillow to your chest and put another one between the knees.
Put a pillow under the knees and thus you will alleviate PMS-related symptoms.
Relieve a neck pain by placing a small rolled-up towel under the neck or under the pillowcase.
Note: Though these sleeping positions can significantly improve the quality of your sleep, still you should consult your doctor if these health issues are persisting.