Does Sleeping on Your Right Side Prolong Heartburn?

A recent New York Times article claims that lying in the right position can ease heartburn. That’s great news for those of us who suffer from chronic heartburn and have difficulty falling asleep as a result. It turns out that heartburn can be controlled not only by avoiding certain foods and drinks, but also by sleeping on your left side instead of your right!?

The full article, by ANAHAD O’CONNOR, is available on the New York Times website.

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/26/health/26really.html?scp=1&sq=does%20laying%20on%20the%20side&st=cse

Does heartburn affect you at night? Do you have any sleep-related tips for controlling heartburn? Let us know in the comments.

by Agnieszka

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