Best Sleeping Positions For Various Health Problems



[Applause] these are the positions you should be sleeping in for each of these health problems everyone is different sleeping habits some people can only fall asleep in a specific position and others enter dreamland as soon as their head hits the pillow however there are some sleeping positions that can be more beneficial than others sleeping positions can have an impact on a number of different aspects of health things like blood pressure sinus infections and more can all be affected by how you're sleeping in this video will show you what position you should sleep in if you have certain health problems but before we get started be sure to subscribe to our Channel and turn on post notifications this will allow you to receive all the updates from your number-one besties now keep watching for some of the positions you should be sleeping in for certain health problems and make sure to stick around until the end to find out which sleeping position doctors say that people should never sleep in number 10 heartburn for those suffering from heartburn falling asleep isn't easy heartburn can keep you up at night and even have you tossing and turning resulting in a poor quality of sleep the wrong sleeping position can result in acid slipping into the esophagus which can be attributed to indigestion and insomnia heartburn can cause discomfort and has also even been identified as a risk factor for certain sleep disorders like sleep apnea according to everyday health the best sleeping position for those with heartburn is to sleep on an incline which help keeps the stomach contents down it's also recommended to sleep on the left side as the right can aggravate heartburn number 9 neck pain how you're sleeping at night could be part of the problem when it comes to neck pain it's important to have a proper pillow that conforms the shape of the neck but there are always ways to sleep that can minimize risk sleeping on your side or on your back are the two positions that are the easiest on the neck positions also recommend sleeping with a small rolled-up towel underneath the neck for further support number eight back pain pain in any area of the back can make getting a good night's sleep a challenge but the right sleeping position can help alleviate the discomfort according to medical news today if you sleep on your back you can relieve pain by putting a pillow underneath your knees to help your spine if you sleep on your stomach place a pillow under your lower abdomen for the same effect if you sleep on your side place a pillow between your knees and raise your legs up towards your chest number seven shoulder pain pain in the shoulders is a common problem and can be very disruptive when trying to fall asleep sleeping on the side that doesn't cause you pain might seem like a natural choice but there's more you can do try hugging a pillow to alleviate pain or if you sleep on your back place a small pillow underneath your injured shoulder number six headaches bad sleeping positions can be a frequent cause of headaches mainly due to people twisting their necks while sleeping the best sleeping position to avoid headaches is to sleep either on your back or on your side but with enough pillows around your head that it doesn't move through the night according to sleep org tension headaches can occur while you're sleeping due to the neck and scalp muscles which become strained after being held in the same position overnight to avoid this sleep on a pedal that keeps both your head and neck in a neutral position sleep org also suggests avoiding sleeping in a cold room which can lead to neck and head tension do you sleep in any of these positions mentioned so far keep watching as we continue to count down the absolutely worst sleeping positions you can sleep in for certain health issues and make sure to stick around until the end to find out which sleeping positions doctors recommend that you never sleep in you might be surprised number 5 digestion issues sleep can easily be interrupted when plagued by digestion issues but sleeping on the left side can help you get some shut-eye says medical news today sleeping on the left side is effective for those suffering from digestive issues because the stomach is positioned on the left side this allows gravity to boost the digestion process so you can sleep soundly number 4 sinus issues sleeping in the wrong position while battling sinus issues can result in your nasal passages clogging up and disrupting your slumber for better sleep make sure to prop your head up it's important to elevate your head to a position where it's above your heart so the blood flow to the nose is decreased according to everyday health sleeping flat on your back allows for mucus buildup in your sinuses this can clog your nasal passages and disrupt the quality of sleep number 3 PMS pain PMS discomfort can keep you up when you're trying to get a good night's sleep however the fetal position can help reduce stomach cramping dr. Lisa Lindley MD states that sleeping in the fetal position helps take the pressure off your abdominal muscles allowing the skeletal muscles which are around a woman's abdomen to relax sleeping in the fetal position can also help prevent leakage Women's Health magazine also reports that symptoms can be alleviated by placing a pillow under the knees number two high blood pressure according to a report by a Heim University School of Medicine sleeping positions can affect blood pressure which makes it important to practice the right one if you have high blood pressure try sleeping on your left side to lower your blood pressure sleeping face down can be naturally effective as well sleep specialist Christopher winter states that the best position to sleep for those who have high blood pressure is on the left side this is because sleeping on the left side can help relieve pressure that is on the blood vessels that pump blood to the heart these blood vessels are located on the right side of a person's body and can become compressed when sleeping on the right side this slows down circulation number one hip pain discomfort in the hip area can make it hard to find a comfortable position to doze off in it's important to find a position that reduces any stress on the hips or the back which is why it's recommended to avoid sleeping facedown many doctors recommend favoring your side while sleeping and placing a pillow between the legs alternatively you can also try sleeping on your back with a pillow or blanket supporting your spine now that you know which sleeping positions to sleep in for certain health problems here is the sleeping position doctors absolutely recommend that you do not sleep in in order to get a good night's rest well according to fitness magazine one of the worst positions a person can sleep in is on their stomach sleeping on your stomach can lead to pain and discomfort this is because when you sleep on your stomach it can affect the curvature of your spine it forces you to turn your head to a 90-degree angle which can play screen on your neck the Mayo Clinic also states that when you sleep on your stomach it places unnecessary strain on your back and your spine because most of your body's weight is in the middle of the body this makes it hard for your spine to maintain a neutral position while you're asleep stress on your spine can stress other parts of your body so avoid sleeping on your stomach so there you have it now you know what position to sleep in if you have certain health issues as well as the main position doctors recommend that you do not sleep in if you want to get a good night's rest you can also try different relaxation techniques before bed if you are experiencing any kind of pain or health problem that might be affecting your sleep this includes reading a book before bed meditating before you go to sleep or just relaxing by taking a hot bath different relaxation techniques can help you get to sleep better and can be used in conjunction with the recommended sleeping positions to get you a better quality of sleep remember sleep is an extremely important part of our everyday lives it helps restore our bodies and rejuvenate us a lackluster quality of sleep can have an effect on how we function throughout our daily lives so it's important to make sure that you are always getting a good quality of sleep if you notice that you're having sleep issues try switching the position you are sleeping in and see if you're sleeping proves do you have any health problems that are affecting your sleep what's sleeping position do you sleep in to help improve your quality of sleep let us know in the comments section below did you enjoy this video good hit the like button and subscribe to our channel for more videos like this and thanks for watching you

3 Comments

  1. Do you have any health problems that are affecting your sleep? What sleeping position do you sleep in to help improve your quality of sleep? Let us know in the comments section below. If you enjoyed this video, please give it a like and share it with your friends. 🙂

  2. I get abdominal pain these days. I think it's because of my sleeping habits and position.

  3. Yes, but sleeping on the stomach is very comfortable for me….:)

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