Sleep Disorders

Updated 26 June 2014

What sleeping positions say about you

Although your body is snoozing, your brain never sleeps.

Although your body is snoozing, your brain never sleeps. While you’re collecting dreams your brain stays busy - allocating continuous commands to your body systems to keep functioning.

When we sleep, we automatically place our bodies into our favourite position while dosing off. The position you sleep in tells a lot about your personality and your mood for the day ahead. Here is a video of how sleeping positions may reflect your personality.

What sleeping position do you sleep in? Share your story and send us an e-mail.

(Compiled by Tashreeq Vardien, Health24, November 2012)

 

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Neera Bhikha is a Neurophysiologist at SandtonMedi Clinic in Johannesburg. She specialises in Neurodiagnostic testing which includes EEG (routine and long term monitoring sleep studies), Polysomnograms, Nerve conduction studies/EMG studies.

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