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How can I train myself to sleep on my back for good posture?
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Dr. Scott Bobbitt
Dentistry
In brief: Tough!
Best bet is to have appropriate mattress (get fitted at a sleep center), and avoid pillows.
Rather, use a "neck roll" or rolled hand towel to support your neck while sleeping. I like to "cradle" my head with two pillows on either side, but sleeping on my back increases my apnea, so I am obilgated to stay off it while sleeping--so be extra cautious if you have high blood pressure or snore heavily!

In brief: Tough!
Best bet is to have appropriate mattress (get fitted at a sleep center), and avoid pillows.
Rather, use a "neck roll" or rolled hand towel to support your neck while sleeping. I like to "cradle" my head with two pillows on either side, but sleeping on my back increases my apnea, so I am obilgated to stay off it while sleeping--so be extra cautious if you have high blood pressure or snore heavily!
Dr. Scott Bobbitt
Dr. Scott Bobbitt
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
In brief: Sleep
Extra pillow under lower back while laying on your back, and as bonus, maybe pleasant theme on ceiling above your head.

In brief: Sleep
Extra pillow under lower back while laying on your back, and as bonus, maybe pleasant theme on ceiling above your head.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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