June 21st, 2018
Sleep is a state of temporary unresponsiveness of the body.
It is the time when the body actually heals, repairs and cleanses itself from every day hustle.
Sleeping is one among the many important things we need to lead a healthy life. Extended bouts of sleeplessness can cause multitude of health problems and can possibly result in serious health complications.
There are three important aspects of sleep i.e quantity (the number of hours), quality and position.
Well, positioning of your sleep? Yes, you read that right!
Your sleep position can help you improve your health.
It helps in smooth flow of blood to all parts of the body and eliminates effects of tiredness and
Laying on your left side allows the body to better filter the lymph fluid waste via the lymph nodes.
Considering the left side of the body is the most dominant lymphatic side.
Also laying on the side allows food waste to easily move from the large intestine into the lower colon.
Thus, helping you get rid of the waste first thing in the morning! Trust us no one feels good constipated.
Is laying on your back when sleeping your prefrred position? Doesn’t seem to be a good choice, read on to know why?
Sleeping on your back can actually make breathing obstruction worse because the gravity causes your soft palate and your tongue to collapse into the rear of the throat.
Most importantly The Journal of Neuroscience published a study that found that sleeping on your side
Allows your brain to remove waste and toxins from the glymphatic path easy and effectively. This reduces the buildup of plaque which are responsible for Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and other neurological conditions.
Knowing the above facts, trust us when we say sleep tight on your side!