People who suffer from heartburn or back discomfort sometimes attribute their condition to poor sleeping position. Getting a good night's sleep is something we all know about. How you wake up and how you spend the rest of your day is greatly influenced by it. In addition, as anybody who has ever experienced a sleepless night will attest, the following day may be just as unpleasant.
The ideal thing for your body is as important as how you feel. Because sleep is such an important part of our lives, we need to take a closer look at our sleeping habits. So here's why you should avoid sleeping on your right side:
1. It’s bad for your back and spine:
People who suffer from chronic back pain have reported that they sleep in this posture. This posture puts a lot of stress on your back and spine since so much of your weight is supported by particular sections of your body. Moving around might produce numbness or stretching if your spine is misaligned.
2. It causes indigestion:
It is possible to suffer from gastroesophageal reflux illness if you sleep on your side. For those currently dealing with it, it might make matters worse.
Constipation is a common side effect of this condition. Other symptoms include heartburn, indigestion, poor breath, and even chest pain.
The safest position to sleep in is on your left side with your head up. It helps alleviate heartburn symptoms. As a result, food cannot pass through the esophageal valve and into the stomach since the stomach is correctly positioned in the upper digestive tract.
3. It causes heartburn:
If you have Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), laying flat, on your right, or straight on your back may cause or exacerbate your symptoms.
The esophagus becomes irritated when stomach acid and its contents rise to the surface. As a result of the gravity in certain postures, the valve that stops acid from returning to the stomach is unable to manage reflux, resulting in heartburn, discomfort, acid taste in the mouth, foul breath, and sometimes even chest pains from the reflux of stomach contents.
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