What is the best sleeping position to solve your health problems?
We spend a third of our life sleeping, so our health is affected positively or negatively, whether or not we get enough sleep through
the night every day. So, to enjoy a comfortable sleep period without disturbances, it is best to know which sleeping position, or any activity you do before bed, helps you to do so...
1- Shoulder pain
To sleep on one shoulder or on your stomach, or to put one of your hands under your head
To sleep lying on your back, with your head on a low-rise medical pillow. It is better to put a second pillow on your stomach
It is possible to sleep on the right shoulder, provided that a pillow is placed between the bent knees towards your chest
2- Back pain
Your mattress should be extra soft.
To sleep lying on your back on a hard mattress. Put a pillow under your knees, or roll a towel and place it under your back
If you sleep on your stomach, put a pillow under your stomach
If you sleep on your side, take the fetal position, and put a small pillow between your knees
3- Pain in the neck and neck
The mistake: to sleep lying on your stomach, and if you insist, choose the thinnest pillow possible
Correct: to sleep lying on your back, with a pillow under the head, and two pillows under each arm. In this case, choose medical pads.
Correct: If you sleep on your side, make sure that your pillow is above your shoulder.
4- You can't fall asleep
The mistake: insisting on using the computer and smartphone before bed, because the lighting emitted by them alters the natural sleep-wake cycle.
The mistake: to consume caffeinated drinks or foods: coffee, tea, soda and energy drinks, chocolate...
Right: to do exercise every morning, as this improves blood circulation, thus making sure you have bedtime.
5- You can't stay asleep
The mistake: spending some time looking at the content of your smartphone, especially if you wake up a lot during the night
If you wake up during the night, check the room temperature, as the optimum temperature for a good night's sleep is between 20 and 22 degrees Celsius.
5- You can't wake up
Mistake: Going to bed late at night
Correct: Set your alarm at the same time every day, including on weekends.
Mistake: sleeping on your back
Right: choose your pillow carefully, and it is better to sleep with your head lying on two pillows
Correct: to sleep lying on your side, with your head in a horizontal position, on a pillow whose height is at the level of the shoulder on which you sleep
Right: Do exercises to strengthen the muscles of the tongue and throat
7- Cramps in the legs
80% of people face this problem, which is likely to be caused by some health defect
Mistake: Not to consult your treating doctor if this incident recurs
Right: to massage the cramped muscle, and subject it to stretching and strengthening exercises.
Right: You can do yoga before bed to avoid cramping
8- A burning sensation in the heart
Correct: If this feeling recurs with you, lie on your left side to prevent the contents of your stomach from going up into the esophagus, which causes you to feel a burning sensation.
9- Pain in the legs
The mistake: Smoking cigarettes or consuming caffeinated foods for 6 hours before you go to bed
Right: Put a pillow wrapped under your feet to raise them during sleep, and thus help the blood to complete its circulation towards the heart
Right: You can subject your legs and feet to massaging movements, in order to stimulate blood circulation.