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will Sleeping with legs elevated cause problems?

Been sleeping on a love seat with my legs up over the arm. I always wake up with back pain and bloodshot eyes. Can sleeping like this cause too much blood flow towards the head?
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replied April 12th, 2012
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Yes, abnormal sleeping positions , with elevated leg positions can cause increased blood flow to the head and hence can result in headache or congested eyes.

Having proper sleep hygiene and sleeping in normal position should be enough, to relieve all your issues.


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