Why Lying on Your Side When Sleeping is Better
Sleeping in this position will not only help your back feel better – it can reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s disease:
Lie on your side, legs bent, with a pillow between your knees. Internist Dr. Holly Phillips says that position will alleviate strain on your back.
And new research shows it helps remove damaging proteins from the brain……the ones that accumulate and eventually contribute to the development of Alzheimer’s disease. That’s because lying on your side improves circulation to your head and neck and increases oxygen flow.
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