Sleeping positions are usually dictated by the “whatever gets me there” scenario. As people fall asleep, they often assume a variety of positions, such as on their stomach, side, or back.
Others toss and roll all night. As long as you don’t wake up sore, it’s okay.
Your sleep may be more than just okay. It could even be fantastic. Your body is still very active at that time. It’s processing memories, digesting the dinner and recharging batteries. Plus, it’s taking in oxygen and circulating blood. It turns out that the position in which you sleep can make a big difference to how well these processes work. And there is a “best” position.
We’ve compiled 7 reasons why sleeping on your left is the best position for slumber. Still not convinced? Count the ways.