Whenever we practice yoga or lifting weights, we pay close attention to ourselves to avoid any muscle stretches or injury. The same precaution should go to sleep too. The way we sleep matters a lot to our health. It affects every organ of our body, from the brain to our digestive system. We all know that chronic sleep deprivation makes us feel lethargic. But if you are consuming a full night’s sleep and yet waking up being inactive, you might need to reassess your sleeping position.
We all sleep in various positions. Some might sleep on sides; others might sleep on their stomach while the rest sleep straight and still all night. Everything is fine as long as you don’t get up being sluggish. But your sleep should be better than good. It should be rather great and relaxing.
During sleep, your mind and body still work. It digests dinner and aids in absorption, oxygenates your cells, your brain processes the day’s information, circulates blood around the body, etc. Therefore, your sleep position matters a lot because it directly impacts the effectiveness of these activities in your body.
Sleeping on the left side is the optimum position of sleep. Let’s have a look at the compelling benefits of sleeping on the left side.
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