Lateral Sleeping Position Influences Clean-Up Of Brain's Metabolic Waste Products, Halts Neurological Diseases.
When we all go to bed, we tend to sleep on our back, side, stomach, or assume the fetal position. Our body posture when we sleep can influence our personality, well-being, and even our brain health. According to a recent published in the , sleeping on our side rather than our back or stomach can allow the brain to discard waste products, therefore reducing the risk of Alzheimer’s and other neurological diseases.
Most sleepers will find it difficult to record their posture during sleep, but the placement of our head, back, arms, and legs can influence our systematic health. Typically, the best sleep position is either on the back or the side. These positions support the spine and the neck, which leads to a good night's sleep and helps prevent injuries in the long run.