Did you know that they way you sleep can really help your overall health and wellness… What type of sleeper are you? Back? Right side? Stomach? or Left side sleeper?
Well find out if the way you are sleeping is helping you or making your health worse!
According to newsiosity,
Many people have argued over their favorite sleeping position, but scientists have found that one position is indisputably superior to others. If you want to sleep the ‘right’ way, sleep on your left side.
Apparently, sleeping on your left side has a bunch of health benefits. Your body’s lymphatic system is predominately on the left side, so sleeping on this side helps the body filter out toxins more efficiently. This helps clears out of your brain and even helps clear your skin better.
It’ll help you filter toxins.
Your body will have more time to filter toxins since the left side of your body is the dominant lymphatic side. Sleeping on your side can also help you get rid of waste materials from your brain.
It improves your digestion.
Sleeping on your left side improves your digestive system, and allows your body to quickly extract nutrients and dispose toxins. Also, when laying on your left side, it’s easier for food to move from the large intestine into the descending colon.
It’s good for your baby.
If you’re pregnant, sleeping on your left side sends more nutrients towards your placenta and your baby. It can also take away pressure from your back, and keep the uterus from squeezing the liver.
It’ll douse your heartburn.
Because your stomach lies to the left of your body, sleeping on your left side can help to reduce acid reflux symptoms. It also works quickly! If you’re struggling with heartburn after a meal, try laying down on your left side for a few minutes and you should be feeling better in no time.
Here’s a video that provides more support for sleeping on your left side. There are just so many benefits!