Girls of this world (yep, we're talking to *all* of you) listen up, because the best position to sleep in to ease your period pain has been revealed.
Right ladies, there's no two ways about it: getting your period once a month sucks. You get spots, your hormonal balance changes and you want to eat everything (although tbf we want to do that all the time anyway).
If you suffer from horrific menstrual cramps around that time of the month too, the whole thing is made even worse - which might be why you'll wanna know the best sleeping position for easing your pain.
According to gynaecologist Dr Lisa Lindley, who spoke to Glamour: " Sleeping in the fetal position takes pressure off the abdominal muscles", as well as allowing for less leakages due to your legs being together.
While sleeping on your front is the worst position to choose, because this puts pressure on your ab muscles causing more blood to come out at a time than necessary. Sounds pretty gross, right?
So the moral of this story? If you want a better night's sleep during your time of the month, your best bet is to try and sleep on your side.