Healthy sleep plays an important role in the prevention of skin aging. Dermatologist-cosmetologist, doctor of medical sciences Svetlana Zhaboeva told Radio Sputnik about this.
According to the specialist, it is very important to choose the right pillow, then during sleep there will be a good outflow of lymph and blood in the neck and in the morning not a person will wake up without swelling and a feeling of heaviness in the head.
She noted that the pillow can be any, the main thing is that its height is at least half the size of the shoulder. The posture in which people sleep is also important, the doctor said.
“It is very important to sleep comfortably. The main thing is that it should not be face in the pillow. If there are problems with cervical osteochondrosis, the more you need to monitor your posture during sleep,”the specialist explained.
In addition, Zhaboeva noted that sleep duration plays an important role in maintaining the beauty and youth of the skin. Its chronic deficiency affects the hormonal regulation of all metabolic processes. Therefore, sleep should be at least seven, and ideally eight to nine hours.