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Is It Good To Sleep On Your Side
Sleep Position: Sleeping on your back can aid the head ; spine to maintain a neutral position. It is considered the optimal sleep position for most people. The next best is sleeping on the side. Sleeping on your stomach usually requires you to have your head turned to the side for hours ; makes it difficult to keep the spine in a neutral position. It also puts pressure on joints ; muscles. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Heart: Generally speaking yes.Get a more detailed answer ›
Makes no difference: There is no "better" way to sleep for most people. What's important is that you're comfortable and sleep well. It may be better to put a pillow between your knees if sleep on side so that you're hips and back don't get twisted which could potentially lead to back pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you sleep on your side after a c section, or is it better to sleep on your back? Is there an optimal position? How does it change over time?
For a sleep apnea patient does the patient have to sleep on his back or is it okay to sleep on their side.
Side is better: Sleeping on the side may decrease but not usually eliminate sleep apnea. You should get a sleep study done either at a sleep study center(best) or have your doctor order at home sleep study (as long as it has some form of positional monitoring) to get an accurate diagnosis first. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
No: As long as you're not flying, then no, it's not bad in any way. If you are flying, well that would change things and could very well upset your flight attendant. ...Read more
Is there a benefit to sleeping on one side of your body? I.E. Is it better to sleep on my back over my stomach or on a side?
No: It's not.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is it safe to sleep on your back in first trimester of pregnancy? When is it not safe, during pregnancy, to sleep on your back? Thank you!
At 21 weeks is it ok to sleep on your back? I heard that as the baby grows and you continue to sleep this way, it could cut off circulation. T/false?
Sleep positions: Sleeping on your stomach usually requires you to have your head turned to the side for hours ; makes it difficult to keep the spine in a neutral position. It also puts pressure on joints ; muscles. Sleeping on your back can aid the head ; spine to maintain a neutral position. The next best is sleeping on the side. So, sleeping on your back is usually considered the best overall sleep position. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depression, Crying: Crying is one of the symptom of depression, along with feeling very sad, hurt, disappointed, rejected, feeling helpless and hopeless. Inner sadness at times gets manifested in crying.. At age 19, stressors of relationships, separation and termination of relationship can lead to crying. Accept yourself who you are. Respect yourself who you are at this time. Then release all sadness by a Good Cry! ...Read more
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