The practice of sleeping in bed at night has a profound effect on human life. We have often heard our elders say that one should sleep on the right side but sleeping on the left side has many benefits which we were unaware of till today.
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Health benefits of sleeping on the left side
The health benefits of sleeping on the left side that you may not know before today.
Digestive system and sleeping on the left side
Most people suffer from a number of gastrointestinal complaints, including heaviness, constipation, and nausea. According to modern scientific research, sleeping on the left side improves digestion better because the stomach is on the left side and when we sleep, our food is easily transferred from the stomach to the intestines, which helps the digestive system to function better.
Sleeping on the left side getting rid of heartburn
Experts say that sleeping on the left side reduces heartburn, so the chemicals found in our stomach do not get into the throat from the upper level of the stomach and do not cause heartburn.
Our ‘heart’ is an organ that works hard 24 hours a day, but if it is not taken care of, many deadly diseases start knocking. In order for the whole body to supply blood properly, it is important that it does not interfere with its work at night. Sleeping on the left side does not require the arteries of the heart to exert much force and force in the flow of blood, which keeps the heart young and allows blood to flow easily to all organs.
Relief in back pain
Some people complain that despite 8 hours of sleep, they feel heavy and tired in the morning, while some people complain of back and shoulder pain. According to doctors, sleeping on the left side does not put pressure on the back and also reduces muscle cramps.
Better Health for Pregnant Women
Women face many complications during pregnancy, including sleep disturbances, high blood pressure, and pain in various parts of the body. According to health experts, the less disturbed the sleep of pregnant women, the better their health will be. Sleeping on the left side not only does not cause blood pressure problems but also reduces back pain.
Getting Rid of Snoring
If you are also bothered by your or your partner’s habit of snoring, you will now be able to enjoy a restful sleep. During sleep, our tongue, throat and palate are in a state of complete rest, and snoring occurs when the mouth is opened by the pressure of the air during breathing. Experts say that sleeping on the left side of the chest causes the airways to go out and does not create air pressure, which does not cause snoring.