Here Are Several Excellent Reasons To Sleep On The Left Side Of The Body This Night
Studies have shown that sleeping on the left side is the best. Those who tend to “migrate” to the left side of the marital bed are probably happier id their “right” partner. Sleep posture is the most common thing for comfort and many people turn over at night and changing postures.
If you are recommended to sleep on your left side, due to medical reasons, it would be better to sleep with a pillow behind your back, thus preventing rollover overnight.
Better heart function
The heart is located on the left side of your body, so it makes sense that by sleeping on the left side the lymphatic drainage of the heart will be aided by gravity, relieving the load on the heart while sleeping.
Sleep on the left side allows the gravity to encourage waste from the food to pass through the small intestine to go into the colon.
The spleen is also located on the left side.
The spleen, which is part of the lymphatic system, is also located on the left side. The spleen is like a giant lymph node that besides filtering the lymph it also filters the blood. When you lie on the left side gravity is the one that helps drainage, similar to the heart.
Besides, here are other benefits you can gain by sleeping on your left side:
– It is great for circulation.
– Prevents back pain.
– It improves the blood flow in the fetus, uterus and kidneys.