Don't sleep on your front - it's bad for you

Latest research into sleep positions suggests lying on your back is best

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Sleeping on your stomach is bad for your back, says the latest research.

Apparently, it can put your spine out of alignment, causing backache and putting your discs under unnecessary strain.

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The study also suggests that front-sleeping can cause your skin to break out in spots.

Turns out your pillowcases are breeding grounds for bacteria - and should be washed every two to three days.