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Alert: This sleeping position can cause acne

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 10 March 2018, 15:20 IST

A good sleep is very helpful for our mind and body. Everyone's life is hectic and they are occupied with their work in some way or the other. It's not a secret that many of us spend a lot of time in the office at a desk sitting down and working for hours. In fact, we also spend even more time looking at our cellphone's screen using social media or anything when we go to sleep. 

But the truth is, these things don't do any favors for our health. But we still do it anyway. However, it's important to consider your posture in all your everyday activities if you want to live a peaceful and a healthy life.

But sadly, the researchers have found that some sleeping habits are terrible for our skin.

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We all sleep in a different ways, you may spread your limbs out in every direction, curl up into a ball like a mouse.

Now the point is, many of us sleep on our stomachs with our faces placed on the soft and fluffy pillow. It may feel like heaven, but this sleeping position is not good for your skin.

The researchers from United Kingdom Sleep Assessment and Advisory Service discovered that the majority of people sleep on their fronts, which causes acne.

The experts revealed that the sleeping in this position where your front is placed on the bed causes acne Mechanica, which is caused by rubbing and excessive pressure on the skin. They also explained that sleeping on your front puts too much weight on your skin due to the position of your body.

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Not only does this sleep position cause spots on your skin, but it also causes wrinkles and puffy skin and you don't want that.

Now, according to the researchers, the best sleeping position is like when you sleep on your back. They also claim that sleeping on your back promotes healthier skin.

This sleep position also reduces wrinkles, as well as heals neck and back pain.

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First published: 10 March 2018, 15:20 IST