Everyone knows that sleep is very important for maintaining a good physical and mental health. However, the duration of your sleep is just as important as the way in which you sleep. Your sleep position can influence your health, help in keeping your skin look young, improve your digestive health and work to save you the horrors of Life style diseases!
The Two sides – the Left and the Right sides of the body are very different from each other.
We see that people have one eye weaker than the other, pain in only one leg’ rashes on only one side of the body. When there is pain in the stomach the doctor asks “which side of the stomach is paining?”. Why?
According to Ayurveda, the left side of the body is completely different than the right side. And, while it may sound strange, emphasising the left side for rest and sleep offers some time tested wisdom for very real health and longevity benefits.
The first major reason is that the stomach lies to the left side of the body!
7 Reasons to Try Sleeping on Your Left Side:
Here are some of Ayurveda’s reasons for recommending the left side for sleep. Keep reading for more detailed discussion.
•Facilitate lymphatic drainage
•Makes it easier for the heart to pump downhill
•Support healthy spleen function
•Encourages proper digestion
•Helps circulation back to the heart
•Helps bile flow more freely
Here is a Video which explains it so well!