Stressed out over sleep? One thing we have little control over is the position in which we sleep. Sleep experts say we naturally gravitate to the position in which we feel most comfortable.
However, research shows that in some cases, certain positions can cause or aggravate health conditions. Sleep apnoea, headaches, heartburn and back pain can be associated with the position you end up in while asleep. How you lie in bed can also play a part in developing wrinkles and saggy breasts.
Nearly two-thirds of people (63 per cent) sleep on their sides, with 16 per cent favouring their stomach and 14 per cent preferring to lie on their back. Here, we decode some common sleep positions so you can figure one which one is best when you want to sleep like a baby through the night: