WELLNESS
05/08/2013 08:31 am ET Updated May 24, 2013

The Best And Worst Sleep Positions (VIDEO)

You're smart about your sleep hygiene: You know to keep your bedroom cool, dark and quiet, to power down your electronic devices and to head to bed around the same time every night. But could your sleeping position undo all your good work?

During a recent appearance on "The Doctors", Dr. Michael J. Breus spoke about the best sleeping positions -- and some that are likely to cause problems.

Stomach-sleepers are in for a rude awakening: Lying on your belly causes tremendous neck strain, since it requires the head to be turned nearly 90 degrees. Plus, if the mattress sags at all, stomach-sleepers may find themselves with significant back pain.

So which sleep position is a better bet? Watch the video above to find out.

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