How Sleeping on Your Left Side Affects Your Health

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We all know that duration of sleep is critical for mental and physical well-being, but it turns out that sleep position may be another important factor in the quest for optimum health.

According to Ancient Ayurveda, for many people, sleeping on the left side may be the ticket to better health and also better sleep.

People sleep in different positions. Usually, people choose the position they feel the most comfortable to sleep. However you might not know this, but if you sleep on the left side, you can enjoy many benefits.


Listed below are few of the benefits one can derive if they catch there dreams while sleeping in this position. 

 7 Benefits of Sleeping On Your Left Side

1. Normal Heart Function

The left side of the heart pumps blood towards your body. This makes sense why you need to sleep on the left side because in that way you can make it easier for your heart to function properly even when you sleep.

In addition, sleeping in this position can help the circulatory system to use gravity as a benefit, to be more specific with the aorta and the inferior vena cava i.e. IVC which is a big vein that helps carry the deoxygenated blood to your heart and is on the right side of the spine.