Did you know that the sleeping position we choose has a huge impact on our overall health? So, if you experience any of the following problems, the solution is simple, all you need is to change your sleeping position:
Pain in the shoulders
If you like to sleep on your left or right side, on your stomach, that this might be the cause of your pain since this positions cause asymmetry of the shoulders.
The best position for this problem is to sleep on your back. Use an orthopedic pillow and place another one near the stomach and hold it with your hands. This way, you are improving the posture of your shoulders. Avoid sleeping on the side that it hurts and don’t putt your hand under your head.
Maybe this pain is a message to buy a new mattress. Sleeping on the back is the best way to deal with this pain. You can also add a small wrapped towel under the spine as to give you additional support.
You’ll need to sleep on the back with an orthopedic pillow and both hands under your head. The problem can also be your pillow, make sure that the pillow isn’t too high. The ideal height of the pillow is shoulder high, but if you prefer sleeping on your stomach, buy a thinner pillow.
You cannot fall asleep
If you have a problem to fall asleep, avoid using your phone, computer or tablet before going to bed, since the light coming from the screens of tablets and phones has a negative effect on the sleeping cycles. You also should avoid caffeine, alcohol, energetic and soda drinks, black tea, and chocolate at least 6 hours before going to bed.
You cannot wake up in the morning
Go to bed earlier and set your alarm at the same time every day, even for the weekend.
You should avoid sleeping on your stomach and if you like to sleep on too soft pillows, make sure you sleep on two. The best way to deal with snoring is by sleeping on the side and nothing interferes with the work of the respiratory organs.
To relies on the leg from a cramp is to stretch the legs and strengthen the muscles.
This problem is most common in pregnant women that are why they are advised to sleep on their left side I order to prevent the content from the stomach going back into the esophagus and causing heartburn.