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Healthiest Sleeping Positions For Your Body

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Sleeping in the best position is good for health. There are a couple of positions you should try out to maintain a healthy heart and to also get rid of your back pain. These healthiest sleeping positions are catered for men and women too.

On the other hand, according to experts sleeping on your left helps in better blood circulation and good health. Sleeping on your tummy for men is not good as it results in wet dreams. Women who are pregnant should avoid sleeping on their back as it is not good for the baby.

Here are some of the best positions to sleep in, take a look at these healthy sleeping positions that enables you to live a better lifestyle.

FYI: There are 3 curves on the body that you should be paying attention to; 1 in the lower back, 1 in middle of your back, and 1 near the neck. The goal is to try to maintain these natural curves when you sleep.

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Prevents Neck Pain

This position maintains a neutral position for head, spine an neck which is why it is a healthy sleeping position.

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Reduces Signs Of Ageing

This is a healthy sleeping position as it curbs wrinkles from forming. It prevents your face from being pushed up.

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Prevents Acid Reflux

This position keeps your head elevated above your stomach which thus, prevents acid reflux problems.

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Bad For ...

Sleeping on the back is bad for those who snore.

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Prevents Snoring

It is a good position for those who snore. Continuously sleeping on the tummy aids in better sleep for those who snore.

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Bad For

This healthy sleeping position is not good for those who suffer from joint pains. Sleeping on the tummy increases the pressure on muscles and nerves.

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Good During Pregnancy

This is one of the healthiest sleeping position for pregnant women as it allows good blood circulation to the baby.

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Reduces Acid Reflux Problem

Prevent acid reflux as it keeps the stomach elevated from the rest of the body.

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Reduces Snoring

Unlike sleeping on the back which is not good for those who snore, sleeping on the sides aids in reducing snoring and breathing problems.

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Bad For

This sleeping position is not healthy for women. It doesn't allow the breast to stay firm and thus increases the possibility of sagging breasts.

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Story first published: Tuesday, July 14, 2015, 22:03 [IST]
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