Sheyla

By Sheyla

LifeBuzz Staff

If You Ever Sleep On Your Right You Need To STOP… Here’s Why!

We know that getting a good night’s sleep is essential in maintaining good health. Sleep allows us to wind our bodies down after a hectic, long day. There are many ways to ensure you are getting the best sleep like going to bed at the exact time every night, maintaining the bedroom in a cool temperature setting, and turning off the lights completely.

But there is one thing that may be hurting you when you are in dream land and you don't even know. Your sleep position may actually be negatively impacting your overall health and it's relying on one side that is the most damaging.

The good news is that you can train your body to move to the correct side. You will be glad you did.

People who sleep on the right side of their bodies are causing long term damage.

Studies have shown that sleeping on the right side helps the stomach's gastric acid travel to the esophagus. Over time, this increases the risk of developing esophageal and stomach cancer.

People who sleep on the right side of their bodies are causing long term damage.

Switching to your left side will improve your health.

The left side of your body is considered the "dominant weak side." Sleeping on the left gives the body the opportunity to filter out the toxins, lymph fluid, and waste. This is done through the lymph nodes and thoracic duct.

Digestion gets extra help when you choose the correct side.

Waste moves from the large intestine to the colon partly due to gravity when you turn to the left. This may explain people having a bowel movement as soon as they get up in the morning.

Digestion gets extra help when you choose the correct side.

Pregnant women can also benefit moving to this side.

Women who are pregnant need to switch to this side immediately. It allows for proper blood flow to the heart for both mommy and baby. It also helps to relive the pressure from your back. Furthermore, it keeps the uterus from squeezing the liver.

Give your spine a break.

If you suffer from back pain, sleeping on the left will relive the pressure put on your spine.

Give your spine a break.

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