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Does Sleep Position Affect Your Health?

Surprising truths about tossing and turning

A young woman is sleeping on her side in bed.
Photo by Gregory Pappas on Unsplash

LLike most people, Andrew Wellman changes his sleep position many times during the night. And like most people, he seldom realizes it. “The only time I know if I roll on my back is my wife elbows me because I start snoring,” says Wellman, director of the Sleep Disordered Breathing Lab in the Division of Sleep and Circadian…

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Robert Roy Britt

Robert Roy Britt

Health & science writer. Independent journalist covering physical health & mental wellness. My new book, “Make Sleep Your Superpower,” is coming Nov. 1.