Study: Benefits of Sleeping on the Floor

Is Sleeping On The Floor Good for You?benefits of sleeping on the floor

A Secondary Research Study

This article seeks to determine whether sleeping on the floor is good for you.

Medical disclaimer: this information is not to be used to diagnose or treat any medical disorder. It is for research purposes only.

Over 3500 people a month search for “sleeping on the floor” with 300 of them wanting to know specifically what the benefits are.

There is a long list of benefits we found across many websites:

List of Benefits of Sleeping on the Floor

  •  Improvements in blood circulation (1)
  •  posture, back and neck pain prevention (1,4, 5, 6)
  • lowered risk of scoliosis (1)
  • easier to rise from “bed” in the morning (1)
  • “somehow purifying” (1)
  • more natural (2)
  • reduced stiffness (2)
  • better for body (2)
  • simpler (4)
  • cheaper (4)
  • stretch while sleeping (5)
  • align hips and shoulders (5)

Personal Testimonials

–]k303 –  said: “I have slept on the floor by chance during my travels. My back didn’t hurt any more, so I started sleeping on the floor full time.It was amazing. We have all floor for ourselves.” (3)

More Discussion

There is a lot of discussion out there on how sleeping on the floor is beneficial (see Quora, (7)). But, it is worthwhile to also look deeper into this subject, regarding disadvantages which are less readily available.

Further Study Recommended

Here is a video  Sleeping on Floor is Better than Mattress (Back Pain, Sciatica, Pinched Nerve) – Dr Mandell (8)

References

  1. http://www.capitalistconcept.com/post/15413178423/advantages-and-disadvantages-of-sleeping-on-the
  2. https://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-21734/why-you-should-consider-sleeping-on-the-floor.html
  3. https://www.reddit.com/r/Stoicism/comments/2hox0k/started_sleeping_on_the_floor/
  4. http://drhealthbenefits.com/lifestyle/healthy/healthy-habits/benefits-of-sleeping-on-the-floor
  5. http://www.beautifulonraw.com/sleeping-on-the-floor-5-life-changing-benefits.html
  6. https://sleepsugar.com/sleeping-on-floor/
  7. https://www.quora.com/Is-sleeping-on-the-floor-beneficial#
  8. http://www.holisticsleepcenter.org/studies/benefit-of-sleeping-on-the-floor/
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