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Best sleeping positions for you to get a good sleep

Best sleeping positions for you to get a good sleep

Everyone wants to have a good sleep at night. Who wouldn’t? Study says that having good sleep at night improves brain performance. It also enhances mood, fine motor skills and you well-being as a whole. Well, we all know how relieving it is to have that complete 8-hour sleep time. 

When sleeping, we sometimes get so annoyed rolling out on our bed finding the best position to sleep. We oftenly consume a lot of time before we peacefuly close our eyes. The best sleeping position to get a good sleep can vary depending on personal preference and comfort level. 

However, you might want to consider these best sleeping positions for your next sleep time! 

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Back sleeping

This is recommended as the best position to have a good sleep. Sleeping on your back helps maintain a neutral spine and reduces pressure on your joints. You can also prevent acid reflux through this sleep position. It also helps minimize wrinkles as your face isn’t being pressed into a pillow.

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Side sleeping

This is also a popular sleeping position of all. This is best recommended for people who snore or have sleep apnea. Some say that side sleeping is the most comfortable sleeping position. Just like the previous one, it can also help to reduce acid reflux and is generally good for your spine.

Fetal position

Sleeping in the fetal position, where you curl up on your side with your knees tucked toward your chest, can also be a good option for those who have trouble sleeping. It can help to alleviate snoring and sleep apnea, and it’s also a comfortable position for many people. Some also find this sleeping position very soothing, as it relaxes not just their body but even their brain as well. This is also likely to be observed with women, and especially babies.

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Pillow between legs

Placing a pillow between your knees can help reduce pressure on your hips and lower back. More so, according to a study, it keeps your pelvis neutral and prevents your spine from rotating during the night. We all know how important it is to maintain good back alignment. Also, this position can potentially reduce pain caused by a herniated disc or sciatica.

There are a lot of sleeping positions anyone can consider in order to have a peaceful sleep or nap time. What’s more important is the fact that we get to give our brain and body the rest they also deserve. After all, we cannot function without the energy we have from getting good sleep.

How about you? When was the last time you had a good sleep? Share your thoughts in the comment section below!

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