Sunday, February 21, 2016

Amazing health benefits derived from sleeping on the ground

health benefits of sleeping on the ground

In most Asian countries (especially in India) and several parts of Africa, the elderly people loves sleeping on the ground. Have you asked yourself, what is truly the reason behind this act? According to a research, one can derive several health benefits by mere sleeping on a tile ground with or without the use of pillows. I am sure this news might be quite shocking to some people. Well, recent reports clearly states that laying your body against a tile ground at the end of the day can help the nerves in the body to relax properly. It can also cure that nasty and very painful body ache in less than 30 minutes.

In the same view, sleeping on the ground on a daily basis will prevent multiple types of problems that are related to the bones, blood and muscles, as this good practice or habits helps the blood to circulate better right throughout the body. 

Sleeping on the ground also generates a better body temperature, for those that have tendencies of always falling ill. However, health practitioners advise those that are suffering from injuries and skeletal problems to avoid this habit. Now let us take a look at some of the health benefits that can be absorbed by sleeping on the ground or tile flooring, they are simply amazing.

1. Does not lead to restlessness
Many times, we all struggle to sleep in the bed during the night and this could be as a result of sweat and the material the blanket is made of. But, when you sleep on the ground, you are sure of having a sound sleep, as there will be no form of restlessness.

2. Complete relaxation
When you constantly sleep on a mattress, your body has to adjust itself to it, but when you sleep on a tile flooring, your body gets totally relaxed. By doing this, you are allowing it to de-stress, which is of course good for the body at the end of the day.

3. Improves your posture
A tile flooring have a lot of health benefits, especially if you have the habit of sleeping on the back without a pillow. This little practice will align your head, spine, neck, hips, an the whole body. It will also help in fighting against body ache.

4. Better circulation
When someone have a good blood circulation in his or her body, there will be a lesser chance of the person developing any problem that is related to the heart. A good blood circulation is also of paramount importance to keep the body fit and active.

5. Good for the shoulders
A tile flooring is very perfect in realigning the shoulders if you are suffering from a misaligned shoulder problem. Try sleeping on the floor for at least three nights in a week to help solve this problem.

6. Reduces insomnia
Insomnia is a common and very annoying sleeping disorder. Experts stated that sleeping on tile flooring will reduce this disorder somehow.

7. Good for the back
Most of the women today suffer from a lower back pain, this ache can be remedied if you make it a habit or merely sleeping on the tile flooring. Some health experts gave an opinion that the spine can stay straight and align itself well on the floor.

These are some of the health benefits that can be achieved by sleeping on the ground or tile flooring. Feel free to mention others by commenting below.



A Medical Microbiologist, Public health worker, blogger and artcle writer, and of course a fan of Manchester United football club