Sleeping left is right :)
Enough. Too many struggle with ever falling asleep, let alone deciding how they want to sleep every night.
About half of Americans, acc. to research, sleep in the fetal position, the most common form of sleep. Next are those sleeping on their stomach. A separate 13% sleep on their sides, with arms stretched out. While the last few sleep on their back. - For obvious reason, anyone with even a hint of sleep Apnea ought Not ever sleep on stomach, or flat on back. You WANT TO wake UP !, right?
How do we get to Naturally & dependably... sleep like any healthy baby - Well, on your LEFT is the Right side🙂 WHY ?
Six compelling reasons: Starting with the HEART: your blood flows throughout your body and eventually returns to the heart on the right side. But when you sleep on the right, the pressure of your body smashes up against the blood vessels that return to your ticker. Meanwhile, sleeping on your left side with your right side not squished takes some pressure off the heart, as gravity can facilitate body Lymph drainage toward, and aortic circulation away from the heart. - Experience with my heart: life's enduring adverse events came to a head with a persistent Candida complication, that after medical malpractice caused my Tricuspid valve to leak increasingly making my heart overworked so it went into failure! Then in 2013, whilst home all alone & at the other end of house from phone I suffered thru a major heart-attack that normally simply kills. -- Thru no small Miracle I survived, tho it took me two full days before I could inch my way outa bed. - On nights when I forget myself & fall asleep on the right, I will awaken with my ticker more than less fibrillating... (i worked as an icu, & Coronary nurse so yes, i know the scores). - YET, all nights sleeping on left side, immediately I Naturally & dependably... sleep like any healthy baby & all night long. Nough said.
According to Ayurvedic medicine, sleeping on your left side allows your body to better filter lymph fluid and waste via the lymph nodes as the left side of our body is the dominant lymphatic side. Western research has also found that sleeping on the left side can help the body process waste materials from the brain.
Since the stomach lies on the left side of the body, Sleeping on the left side also allows the stomach & pancreas to hang naturally, which keeps pancreatic enzymes and other digestive processes humming... & thus Digestion due to the simple matter of gravity can continue.. Furthermore, lying on the left side allows food waste to easily move from the large intestine into the descending colon (meaning you’re more likely to have a bowel movement upon waking)..
Another thing: ever suffer from acid Reflux? - (I do once yearly, but only when laying on right side), after my favorite Thanksgiving meal as this is the 1 meal I eat like there's No tomorrow. - The effects are fairly immediate; if you’re struggling with heartburn after a meal, take a 10-minute lie-down on your left side.
Suffer from chronic back pain ? - Switch to left-side sleeping, because this relieves spinal pressure, & can even Stop that. Feeling more comfortable, in turn, will improve your chances of getting a good night’s sleep.
Sleeping on the left side doesn’t only improve pregnant women’s circulation. It can also keep the uterus from squeezing the liver, and increase blood flow to the uterus, kidneys, and fetus. For this reason, MD's are wise to recommend that pregnant women spend as much of their sleep time as possible on their left side.
All this said, IF someone has issues with their heart, or glaucoma, or carpal tunnel, then seek to Resolve them, so that All can sleep on left side, immediately Naturally & dependably... sleep like any healthy baby & all night long.
Gute Nacht ! and
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