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Does sleeping on your stomach prevent snoring?

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The good news is that stomach sleepers don't tend to snore. But stomach sleeping can stress your back and neck.

SOURCES:

National Sleep Foundation: “The Best Sleep Position for Your Body,” “How to Choose a Pillow,” “How to Prevent Snoring,” What Are the Most Common Types of Pillows?” “What Pillow is Best for You?” “When Should You Replace Your Pillow?”

Harvard Health Letter: “Is Your Pillow Hurting Your Health?”

American Sleep Association: “Best Pillows.”

Cleveland Clinic: “Back, Side or Stomach: Which Sleep Position Is Best for You?”

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on April 19, 2020

SOURCES:

National Sleep Foundation: “The Best Sleep Position for Your Body,” “How to Choose a Pillow,” “How to Prevent Snoring,” What Are the Most Common Types of Pillows?” “What Pillow is Best for You?” “When Should You Replace Your Pillow?”

Harvard Health Letter: “Is Your Pillow Hurting Your Health?”

American Sleep Association: “Best Pillows.”

Cleveland Clinic: “Back, Side or Stomach: Which Sleep Position Is Best for You?”

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on April 19, 2020

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