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What are the healthiest sleeping positions?
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Dr. Sherin Ibrahim Howett
Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine
5 doctors agree
In brief: It Depends
There aren't "healthy" and "unhealthy" sleep positions from a pure sleep point of view.
If you have sleep apnea, sleeping on your back worsens the breathing event. Heartburn patients should sleep with their head elevated to reduce symptoms. In pregnancy, sleeping on your side is preferable, especially in the third trimester.

In brief: It Depends
There aren't "healthy" and "unhealthy" sleep positions from a pure sleep point of view.
If you have sleep apnea, sleeping on your back worsens the breathing event. Heartburn patients should sleep with their head elevated to reduce symptoms. In pregnancy, sleeping on your side is preferable, especially in the third trimester.
Dr. Sherin Ibrahim Howett
Dr. Sherin Ibrahim Howett
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Dr. John Thaler
Dentistry - Prosthodontics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Back
Most people recommend properly supported back position.
If sleeping on side, place a pillow between your knees.

In brief: Back
Most people recommend properly supported back position.
If sleeping on side, place a pillow between your knees.
Dr. John Thaler
Dr. John Thaler
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