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Experts want you to stop sleeping in this position — it's the worst

Sleep is an integral part of our lives, and its quality has a direct impact on our well-being and ability to function.

This sleeping position has a disastrous effect on almost all sections of the spine [Everyday Health]

It is comfortable, but it does not have a good effect on our body. And although many people instinctively go to sleep this way, experts warn that this is the worst position.

It puts a lot of strain on the spine, practically at every section, has a negative impact on the respiratory system and digestion, and even accelerates aging.

Sleep is an integral part of our lives, and its quality has a direct impact on our well-being and ability to function. Not only the time of night's rest is important, but also the position of our body.

We change positions on average 20 times during sleep, but everyone has their favourite position, which they adopt most often. It is not always conducive to maintaining health and beauty.

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Is there an optimal sleeping position? The answer to these questions is not clear and depends on many factors, such as age, weight, environment, physical activity, pregnancy, and health condition.

For example, sleeping on the right side can be unhealthy for people with stomach problems because it can lead to acid reflux. On the other hand, sleeping on your left side can make breathing difficult, especially for people suffering from sleep apnea. Likewise on the back it can lead to breathing difficulties, snoring and sleep apnea.

But this is not the worst position. Experts indicate that sleeping on your stomach has the most negative effects. It has a disastrous effect on almost all sections of the spine, leading to pain in the long run.

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In addition, it burdens the respiratory system and presses internal organs, including the stomach, which may lead to heartburn. In addition, pressure on the face accelerates the skin aging process, causing wrinkles to appear more quickly.

The so-called fetal position, when we lie on our side with our legs curled up, can lead to tension and pain in the spine because both the neck and back are under a lot of tension.

Moreover, sleeping on your right side in this position may cause problems with the functioning of various organs, such as the heart, stomach and pancreas.

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