TCM sets a POSE for sleep
Traditional Chinese medicine has a saying that “it is painful if it doesn’t pass.” A good sleeping position ensures that the airways throughout the body are accessible and blood flow is smooth.
“Our ancestors have always been particular about sleeping positions.
“” Sitting like a bell, standing like a pine, lying like a Buddha . ”
If you like to sleep on your back . Sleeping position sketch: People who adopt this sleeping position are usually very tired or drunk, etc., and quickly fall into deep sleep in the supine state.
At this time, the sleeper’s hands will unconsciously put on his chest.
Traditional Chinese medicine protects flowers: During sleep, the parts facing the Zhongkaiqiao are mostly facing upwards, while Qi and body fluid tend to go down.
For example: when you are asleep, because your face is facing upwards, the roots of the tongue may fall or the saliva flows into the trachea, which may cause snoring or choking, and even cause sudden death due to stagnation.So turn over and change your sleeping position while you are sleeping.
If you like to sleep on your back . Sleeping position sketch: Sleeping on your back is like a baby, which is a pretty good position for a drooling person in sleep.
However, if your chest is pressed flat on the bed, a slightly boring situation may occur.
Traditional Chinese medicine care flower: The biggest disadvantage of sleeping on your stomach is the pressure on the heart.
If the time is too long, or the pressure is too heavy due to excessive reasons, it may affect the operation of the whole body’s qi and blood, and cause heart discomfort and dyspnea.
Chinese medicine says that heart failure is caused by lack of gas, so you should first ensure that you have a good breathing state during sleep.
If you feel depressed when sleeping on your stomach, you can take a high pillow position while sleeping to ensure smooth heart qi and blood.
If you like to sleep with your body . Sleeping posture sketch: Sleeping with your body curled up is not a good gesture. It is like a little shrimp, and it may also cause damage to your trample.
Traditional Chinese medicine care: According to a medical survey: one in every five Chinese people has suffered from back pain and neck pain in the past 6 months.
Poor sleeping posture is the primary cause of back pain or neck pain.
When a person’s chest is straightened, they feel most comfortable. Traditional Chinese medicine believes that poor blood vessels can cause deficiencies.
So whether you’re sitting, standing, or even lying down, you should adjust your posture to the most comfortable level, and don’t always bend your waist.
For up to 7 or 8 hours of sleep, the whole body should also stretch and sleep.
If you like to sleep with pillow arms . Sleeping position sketch: This is a very unconscious sleep position. You may be thinking about something with your arms folded before going to bed, but fall asleep without knowing it.
When I woke up, I just felt that I was no longer in my own territory. I didn’t listen to my shoulders or fingers.
Chinese medicine care flower: fall asleep with pillows on your arms, and it will be motionless for a few hours, which will directly cause the radial nerve of the upper arm to suffer compressive damage, resulting in paralysis of the forearm, wrist and fingers.
This is exactly the reason that traditional Chinese medicine does not hurt if you do not, but it hurts if you do not.
During sleep, our qi, blood, and breathing gradually enter a stable and normal state. During deep sleep, the condition of qi and blood block in the limb cannot be adjusted because it is not noticed, and it quickly enters the paralysis period.
So don’t get into the habit of putting your arms behind your head.
If you like to sleep completely sideways . Sleeping position sketch: Sleeping completely sideways is to hold your half of your body. If you hold down your legs and legs that are sideways, you do n’t feel it at first, but when it becomes a habitThe problem of qi and blood stasis occurs during sexual sleeping posture.
Traditional Chinese medicine care: Experts surveyed 2,000 patients with cerebral infarction and found that more than 95% of the patients completely slept sideways, suppressing the habit of holding half of their body.
On the basis of the arteriosclerosis itself, such a sleeping position aggravates the blood flow disorder, especially the complication of blood flow is slowed down, and it is easy to gradually gather at the intimal lesion of the artery to form a thrombus.
In order to eliminate this hidden danger, it is better to lie supine from time to time, and to lie sideways from time to time.
”Qian Jin Yao Fang · Dao Lin Yang Xing” said: “Bend your knees and lie on your side, benefit from strength, and win the right.
“It is agreed to lie sideways.
However, its “side-lying” refers to “half-side-lying”, which guarantees the relaxation of the whole body, smooth blood flow, and the accessibility of the viscera.
It is impossible for a person to stay in the same position during sleep. Overnight, he has to turn around a few times in order to obtain a comfortable posture. In fact, no matter what the sleeping position is, it is good to relax and relax.