It is established that sleeping is essential for one’s health and happiness. Researchers agree about the various benefits of sleep and there is a fair consensus among doctors and researchers regarding the time you should spend in bed, however in order to receive all the benefits that come with a healthy sleep, it is important to sleep properly, as sleeping in the wrong position will not just reduce the benefits of sleep but can lead to some serious issues with your back.
John Hopkins medical professionals argue that the sleeping position is less important for young and healthy individuals as they usually pick the most comfortable position for their back automatically when they curl up under the bed sheets and settle into the most comfortable position. While this is usually the case for young and healthy people, the situation becomes different as you get older and various medical issues arise.
Doctors say that changing your sleeping position can have either a positive or a negative effect for such individuals depending on what symptoms they have: