Did you know that sleeping position is closely co-related to the quality of sleep?
Common issues like insomnia, shallow sleep, and easy awakening can stem from poor sleeping positions. Prolonged periods of incorrect sleeping postures may contribute to aches and pains which have lasting impacts on your overall health.
While there is no best sleeping position for everyone, there may be a position that is more ideal for you to sleep in depending on your unique health and comfort needs.Take a moment to determine your own sleeping position now and assess if you are sleeping correctly.
Sleeping Position 1: Side Sleeping
While sleeping on one side, there is often prolonged pressure on one arm, and over time, the body may adopt a "half side-sleeping" posture. This can lead to the twisting of the spine and hip joints, exerting pressure on the shoulders and neck, potentially affecting the quality of sleep. In more severe cases, it could result in pelvic misalignment, spinal curvature, and chronic pain.
How can you adjust your "side-sleeping” position for the better?
Place a pillow or a bolster between your legs as this helps to stabilize the pelvis and reduces pressure during side sleeping. Additionally, sleeping on your right side, rather than the left, may alleviate stress on the heart and enhance overall blood and energy circulation in the body.
Sleeping Position 2: Stomach Sleeping
While sleeping in position on your stomach may seem unrestricted, it actually has the most significant negative impact on muscles and joints. During stomach sleeping, the majority of the weight is concentrated on the abdomen and chest, affecting breathing and increasing the curvature of the lumbar spine. This puts pressure on the spinal joints, potentially leading to strains in the muscles and ligaments around the spine over time.
How can you adjust your "stomach -sleeping” position for the better?
Avoid sleeping on your stomach and gradually transition to other sleeping positions. If you occasionally find yourself lying on your stomach for a brief rest, consider placing a pillow under your chest and abdomen. This helps maintain the correct curvature of the pelvis, alleviating pressure on the lumbar spine and shoulde
Sleeping Position 3: Back Sleeping
Back sleeping seems to be the most natural position. While this sleeping posture puts the least strain on the spine, the angle and height of the pillow during back sleeping can be the cause of snoring.
When sleeping on the back, the tongue might block the upper airway, leading to disrupted breathing. If the pillow is too high, the head tilts downward, bringing the chin and throat close together, which can also affect breathing and lead to snoring.
ow can you adjust your "back sleeping” position for the better?H
To prevent snoring, it's best to choose a pillow of the right height. A higher pillow is not necessarily better, while a pillow that is too low or too soft may lack sufficient neck support.
Comfort is crucial during sleep, and everyone has their preferred sleeping position. Adjusting your sleeping posture by incorporating a pillow and picking a mattress that suits your sleeping habits can help you sleep better.
Which sleeping position is "better for sleep"?
If you find yourself tossing and turning despite your usual sleeping position, clinical psychologists in Taiwan suggest trying the back sleeping position or side sleeping on the right. These 2 positions help the body relax completely, making it easier to fall asleep.
Back sleeping: Relax your limbs in a spread-out position at about a 45-degree angle. This allows the muscles to fully relax and stretch, reducing the pressure on nerves or muscles that may cause light sleeping.
Right-side sleeping: Right-side sleeping can reduce pressure on the heart more than left-side sleeping. However, be mindful and avoid twisting your pelvis.
To achieve the best sleep quality, not only must your body muscles be relaxed, your brain should also learn to de-stress and unwind. By clearing your mind from a full day’s thoughts helps to promote better sleep.
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