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Wedge Pillows For Sleeping
I eat low acid diet...sleep on wedge pillow...take 40mg protonix each morning and 150mg ranitidine before bed. How long will LPR last?
Minimum: 2-3 months, assuming there is no H. pylori infection. ...Read more
Probably nothing: Believe it or not, your phone and other electronic devices transmit signals even when you are not aware. This is particularly true of smart phones that have background programs running. Not enough to do much to you but electronics in your bedroom are distractions. Typically this decreases your sleep quality through fragmenting your sleep. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
C5 disc has broad-based herniation. Should i sleep with a pillow? I tend to be a side sleeper and rarely sleep on my back.
See a spine surgeon: Get fully evaluated, advised as to activities that will not endanger you, whether you need support structures or appurtenances in some positions, and what further things can be done to prevent permanent spinal damage. ...Read more
What are some proper positions for sleeping... Like, should ones shoulders also be on the pillow while lying in back? What are harmful positions also
Varies: Question re: sleeping position. Most comfortable best. Ligaments tolerate stretch one direction about 20 minutes; as coefficient of stretch reaches limit; reason we constantly change position even asleep. Firm mattress overrated; best supports all surfaces equally. Body's inherent wisdom selects positions based on prior ligament injuries. Stretched ligaments hurt; as Spanish Inquisitioners knew. ...Read more
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