How you sleep impacts your health
Improve your comfort in bed
- Duration 3:21
- Date Jan 18, 2013
Improve your comfort in bed
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Zoom in a little bit -- get some ask -- Go ahead come -- and Chris did you spend all night tossing and turning just trying to find the perfect sleeping position well that stops now.
-- Billiton physical therapist and author of this book is she really she joins us right now and I'm starting on my side.
Most Americans sleep -- there's.
Is that right -- yes it is what do we do that.
It is comfortable I mean when you have these bent at the end when yet easy thank your -- opened up right Wada -- your -- supported.
And what I think that we advocated that when you get it when you get a -- right back with this.
Which I had my -- -- that you see how you haven't it's underneath your shoulder yeah a lot of people doing that creates a problem for this shoulder and neck.
So you wanna get that pillow in above your shoulders right under under your nexus supporting that neutral position -- your spine right so that you don't wake up with your arm feeling weak or non or are having -- headache I'll.
I was fascinated -- -- by the way that's had Tempur-Pedic for providing all this force and this is ahead of a -- I might even stay here tonight hope Jon Scott does make a lot of noise in the afternoon.
But -- Most of the most incident aside second is back third is -- make yet what's better.
-- you overall.
We want to move I mean as we get older we don't move as much but most people are moving anywhere from a dozen -- -- dozen times nightmares.
I'm not a goes out why people move no now you move because -- a natural reaction for your body says that the led doesn't pool I mean people aren't.
Aren't called laws are there are their passed out they don't move everything problems.
Between 336 time tonight and it's fascinating that now this is tennis balls shirt for people that they -- why would they do that actually.
That this is this is -- An interesting.
Not a piece of equipment but you know obviously but the idea that somebody came up with this and it was -- -- But you you sleep put this on and when you roll on your back.
The ball will tell you like to get out of that position and I get somebody who's desperate for there.
Their spouse may -- to stop does that are good night.
And where -- has sending more likely or on your back as special thanks to Venus Williams for -- us that -- which is back from.
So you're saying that people right now do what you would recommend for people who sleep is standing aside.
And therefore obviously correctly could avoid some back and -- for yes and and -- if you -- -- and I just say one more thing that's really important.
You know you -- -- have and I at hello -- -- where.
Above your shoulder right you're lying aside right on -- -- -- -- if he's put this.
Between your needs right that's a great way to keep that back from getting twisted or compress for a lot of people wake up and -- back with it right here we -- talk about in this book.
Exercising in bed right and you imagine actually haven't -- that even before you -- get out of bed in the morning yes you've already worked out quite a dog wakes up at strip right.
-- -- exercise is this just hitting the clicker switching the channel.
Does that build up your all forearm strength of your -- toys -- and luckily I don't believe in a television the better birth of my right to go to bed.
-- used to condition your body that you're gonna -- -- and you know for other.
Activity right so it's -- that you can exercise in -- alone or with someone else that right.
And go out and get this book that should be fantastic and then by the way credit -- then sometimes -- two pillows.
Thank you very much thank you I appreciate --