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What's the best sleeping position? Well, with all the pseudoscience to consider, it might just depend on who you are.
*The graphic at 1:05 shows the stomach on the wrong side of the body. It should be pictured on the left side of the body, not the right.
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"If you sleep with your head facing east it will cause neck pain because it makes your body work against the moons orbit." (My super smart sister-in-law) and:
If you sleep with your head facing south you end up fighting gravity and get back aches and have other problems.
Before watching, I wanna assume it.ı think it is on right hand and towards to right. I will not watch it because the prophet said that with the help of Allah. Even this fact can be a sign of that Islam is real religion
For me, sleeping on my belly really messed up the vertebrae in my neck over time. I've had all kinds of issues with my right arm for 8 years until a doctor noticed that the problem wasn't my arm but indeed my neck. Now I have to (mainly) sleep on my back and I have gotten a lot better!
It's really weird how much the way you sleep can affect you.
Love the show!
And now, I'm going to spend more time thinking about my terrible sleeping position then sleeping, thanks a lot for telling me all the horrific side effects of sleeping on your stomach, and you telling me that as long as I'm not soar when I wake up was not reassuring, and when I can't get comfortable on my stomach I want to sleep on my right side, WHY!?! SCISHOW I JUST WANT TO SLEEP!
I tend to fall asleep on my stomach, but then shift to my left side or back while sleeping and am in either of those positions when I wake.
I don't know why I tend to fall asleep best on my stomach, but after watching this I am glad I tend to shift during sleep to a better position.
Has there ever been research on how sleep position effects the colon? If you're on your right side you're putting the full weight of your abdominal organs on the ascending colon. If on your left side it's all on the descending colon. Is there a "better" side?
Can confirm - Sleeping on my left side is 100% better than on my right. In fact, if I'm sick or have a migraine, lying on my right side is guaranteed to bother me, while lying on my left helps me numb the pain and get comfortable enough to sleep.
I am most comfortable on my stomach but I have SERIOUS back tightness in the mornings. It's not as comfortable but I wake up best while sleeping on my side with a pillow propping me up. Something about the pressure on the front of my body is most comfortable hence the pillow.
I cannot for the life of me ever feel comfortable sleeping on my back or front. I always sleep on my side, mostly the right and someone who suffers from acid reflux i can confirm sleeping on my left side helps with it.
I used to sleep on my stomach and side (and lying on my stomach still feels relaxing and comfortable), but after a car crash that gave me TBI, I wake up to roll over constantly throughout the night. It's gotten better so I don't notice it as much (or maybe don't do it as much... there's no way to know!), but it's still really annoying :/
I love your show and the hosts so please take my criticism for a constructive one: 1:30 "People" who are pregnant. Why corrupt science with political correctness? It starts benign, as always, then it turns to something extreme at the end. Please keep science innocent.
What we can't figure out is how blankets work. Flat sheets and blankets that nicely cover us transform into a complicated manifold with little surface area during the night just about every night. We need to find some dynamical systems model for this, I guess. #firstworldmathproblems
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