When it comes to getting more Z's, several reported studies show that certain sleeping positions could help you get more shut eye and help you feel better. Newswatch 16 turned to the Sleep Disorder Center in Dunmore to explain some of the research. For example, one study showed people who suffered from heartburn found relief by sleeping on their left sides. The reason? Doctors say it may help your internal organs align in such a way to minimize the acid leaking out of the stomach into the esophagus, which causes heartburn.
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