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Sleeping On The Floor Benefits
Yes and no: It really depends on the overall health of the individual. For some people it is comfortable and for others with joint problems it could be downright painful. Most cultures in the history of mankind and many today sleep on mats on the floors or carpets, so a lot could be cultural and personal preference. It is amazingly hard to find any scientific information on this. ...Read more
Results may vary: It probably won't hurt to try, but success isn't assured. Firming up the bed probably decreases the curve your spine is asked to conform to while you sleep, which may decrease pain. If this worked for everyone, there wouldn't be dozens of other remedies out there. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, overstimulation: The sleep-wake cycle is linked, in part, to external light cues; staring into a bright monitor screen at 3am is one way to throw off your biological clock with great ease. This, coupled with the increased stimulation involved with watching movies, listening to music, reading news, etc. Is simply not conducive towards initiating the sleep process. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What's the best position for pregnant women in sleeping which not harm the baby ( on sides or on back or on abdomen), thanks.
Sleep: Sleeping on left side is recommended for pregnant women. ...Read more
Ho there recenetly i've been sleeping on my back on the floor with my legs elivated and placed on couch is this good or bad for the spine.
Neither: Just be careful with stretching out back of knees and pressure on heels for a prolonged time. If comfortable, enjoy! ...Read more
Probably not: But why not turn it off, close it & put it on night stand or chair before you fall asleep. ...Read more
Works the core-a bit: You can work your core muscles and improve your posture while sitting and working. However, new research shows that it is important to not sit for great lengths of time. In fact. It is recommended to stand up every 20 min even if it is for 1-2 minutes. Even better is having a work station that can raise and lower so that you can do a lot of computer work while standing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It will not harm: Your baby, but you may feel uncomfortable. ...Read more
Does leaning on the same side on your bed whilst using a laptop cause breast cancer? I'm worried about the radiation from my computer
That's rubbish: I'm really sorry that there are so many lies on the internet. People simply make this stuff up as pranks or to pose as "your friends who are telling you what you doctor won't" and sell you stuff you don't need. The radiation given off by your computer isn't the kind that mutates genes or causes cancer. You, yourself, give off the same radiation. Stop reading this stuff. Best wishes. ...Read more
No: Infact you are doing knee stretchs and making it more flexible. People who can sit on the floor have no problem sitting on a chair but people who are only used to sit on a chair sometimes have problems sitting on the floor indian style. ...Read more
Laying on the floor and my 1yr old tipped the dining chair. The top wood rung cracked the back of my head. Seem fine other than mild headache. Concern?
No: No. It is not bad.Get a more detailed answer ›
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