To find the best sleep position for you, consider more than just comfort. Our body shape alters as we age. We get pregnant or succumb to the occasional cold. And we all get older—except you, Paul Rudd!
Best Sleeping Position for Better Sleep and Health
When you curl up under the covers at night, you probably settle into your favorite position without thinking much about it. But could one sleep position be better than another? For young, healthy people, sleep position is less important, Salas says. Salas recommends replacing old mattresses and pillows. Choosing soft-versus-hard is just a matter of preference, but aim for something supportive, she says. If you have neck or shoulder pain, a supportive pillow designed to cradle the neck could be helpful.
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