12 Simple, Everyday Health Hacks That Will Help You Feel Better

The human body is a strange and complex organism, with hundreds of moving pieces constantly working together to keep you, well, alive. Given that it's a vessel with so much going on at any given time, it makes sense that there are so-called "body hacks" you can do to make it work even more efficiently.

The human body is a strange and complex organism, with hundreds of moving pieces constantly working together to keep you, well, alive. Given that it’s a vessel with so much going on at any given time, it makes sense that there are so-called “body hacks” you can do to make it work even more efficiently.

1. Sleeping on your left side can relieve the symptoms of heartburn.

via

Apparently, how you sleep can really affect your heartburn issues, and sleeping on your left can be more comfortable. Sleeping on your back or on your right side can make heartburn worse.

2. Distracting yourself can reduce the pain of a shot.

via

Advertisment

A study found that children who wore special audiovisual glasses reported less pain and distress during when they got their shots. of course, things like that aren’t always accessible — but the next time you get a shot, try distracting yourself by coughing at the same time the doctor plunges the needle into your arm.