We have two sides on our body, the right one and the left one, and they are completely different. Sleeping on your left side has amazing benefits for you.
HERE ARE 7 REASONS WHY SHOULD WE SLEEP ON OUR LEFT SIDE
- It helps the flow of the bile
- It improves circulation to your heart
- Improves digestion
- Helps the spleen to function better
- Better elimination
- Facilitates lymphatic drainage
THE LYMPH SYSTEM DRAINS TOWARD LEFT
The thoracic duct is located on your left side and the lymph fluids drain in it. On the way, the lymph nodes purify the lymph fluids and drain it on our left side.
THE PRIORITY SYSTEM OF YOUR BODY
When it comes to congestion of our body the first to congest is the lymph system, before the blood and the liver. If there are any kind of lymph problems first they will show up on the left side and then on the right.
WHY SHOULD WE SLEEP ON YOUR LEFT
EASIER ELIMINATION OF THE WASTE MATERIAL
When we sleep on the left side the gravity helps the waste material of the food moves easier from your small into your large intestine. While we sleep on our left the waste material moves into your descending colon more freely. In this way we empty our colon more easily in the morning.
BETTER FUNCTION OF THE HEART
One important organ on left is your heart. If we sleep on our left side, our heart will pump the blood downhill in our descending aorta. In this way, the intestines aren’t close to the inferior vena cava (IVC). The IVC is located on the right side so when we lie on our left side the viscera are away from the inferior vena cava.
IT IMPROVES THE FUNCTION OF THE SPLEEN
The spleen is another organ that is on left, it filters the blood and the lymphatic fluid. When we sleep on our left side the drainage is helped and easier.
SLEEPING AFTER A MEAL
When we sleep on our left side your pancreas and your stomach have some unnatural position and due to that they empty the waste material faster. At the same time, the gallbladder and the liver secrete bile while they neutralize our acids. This all helps the process of digestion.
Eat a large lunch and then rest on your left side for 10 minutes and you will feel more energized and boost the process of digestion.
Try sleeping on the left side and feel the benefits of it!