4 doctors weighed in:
Is there a "best" way to lay when trying to sleep?
4 doctors weighed in

Dr. Sherin Ibrahim Howett
Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: No
Comfort is the main focus.
You want to be in a position where your muscles and mind can relax to help you fall off to sleep. Some medical problems or conditions can benefit from sleeping in a certain position, but if you're healthy then just make yourself cozy and comfortable!

In brief: No
Comfort is the main focus.
You want to be in a position where your muscles and mind can relax to help you fall off to sleep. Some medical problems or conditions can benefit from sleeping in a certain position, but if you're healthy then just make yourself cozy and comfortable!
Dr. Sherin Ibrahim Howett
Dr. Sherin Ibrahim Howett
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Dr. David May
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Fewer people have
Sleep breathing disorders laying on their sides than people who sleep on their backs.
If you have shoulder pain it is much harder to sleep on your side.

In brief: Fewer people have
Sleep breathing disorders laying on their sides than people who sleep on their backs.
If you have shoulder pain it is much harder to sleep on your side.
Dr. David May
Dr. David May
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