Getting sufficient sleep especially at night has an indescribable number of health benefits. Also, not getting enough sleep could pose a serious problem. Did you know that you can get additional benefits by sleeping unclad? Here are some of the benefits:
Sleeping in the summer/Hot season is more tolerable
Summertime is a fiddly time to get good sleep. If you don’t have air conditioning, then you may find your bedroom stuffy at night which would not encourage sleep. Shedding your night wears can help the bedroom feel more comfortable. You may even turn the A/C off on those cooler nights, which can save cost on your electricity bill.
2. It can help your skin
Your body can breathe easily with your clothes off during your night rest. The hidden parts of your body including your private parts, armpits, and feet are generally restricted all day, even in the summer time. Sleeping without nightwear can give your privates a chance to breathe freely. It also helps to lower the risk of skin infections like athlete’s foot which results from wet skin.
It can make you feel happy and free
You’re free of your pants and undies. For a woman, you don’t get to wear a constrictive bra. It’s just you sandwiched between two cool sheets. The feeling just makes you want to smile and it makes you feel freer which increases your chances of good night sleep.
It could lead to better sleep
There are no drawstrings or clothes getting tangled in sheets. You don’t have to worry about shirts getting twisted. All of these distractions go away when you sleep without clothes and it may help you get better, deeper sleep which helps you to be healthier.
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Helps regulate your cortisol
Cortisol is a very strange chemical in the body but it can do a lot of damage. When you sleep without nightwear, it helps keep your temperature at the ideal range so your body can better create cortisol. If you sleep overheated your cortisol levels tend to stay high, even after you wake up. This may lead to increased cravings for bad food, weight gain, and anxiety.
Balances your melatonin and growth hormone
Keeping your sleeping environment below 70 degrees (F) every night can help your body regulate its melatonin and growth hormone levels. These chemicals help the body prevent aging and other benefits. When you sleep in clothes, your body heats up and prevents effective use of these hormones.
It keeps your sex organs happier
Cooler sleeping conditions for men allows the testes to remain at a cooler temperature. This helps keep your sperm healthy and your reproductive systems functioning as normal. For women, the cooler and more airy sleeping conditions can actually help prevent yeast infections. Yeast grows better in warm, moist conditions, so its growth is prevented in cooler and dryer temperature.
With these tips in mind, it’s time to start taking off your clothes at night! Of course, there are times where clothes are preferable. If you are ill or it’s cold outside, then you should sleep with clothes on to help you stay warm and prevent further illness. Otherwise, go commando