Getting the right amount and quality of sleep is an inevitable part of healthy living. But, have you heard about sleeping naked can have some benefits too? The thought of health and sleeping naked might be quite hard for some people to relate.
If you have not come across these two as might being related, this article is going to surprise you just like I was when I first learned the facts. The benefits of sleeping naked are actually too good to be ignored. While sleeping naked is one of the easiest things, you might get surprised to know the benefits it can have on your health.
Top 10 Benefits Of Sleeping Naked
Sleep is important, nobody can deny that and it’s something no human can do without(1). Today when insomnia, anxiety, depression, pressure, etc are all rolling around. The importance of getting a night of good and deep sleep is being discussed widely. Though there might be medications as well as 100s of natural remedies that can help you sleep better- sleeping naked has sown tremendous health benefits.
The study conducted by the National Sleep Foundation’s global survey and “bedroom poll” showed that one in every adult sleep nude and they experience better sleep quality. Ok, am about to share some hard-hitting and shocking facts that are going to make you ditch those pajamas.
If you are still not convinced and you still feel like we are just overdoing the whole sleeping naked thing(2) and have completely lost our senses, you are in for a treat. Trust me shedding those clothes and jumping into that soft and cozy bed is more than just the feeling of being free. Ok enough with the talk, let’s jump into those too good to be true “naked facts”.
If you are like me who cannot just fall asleep when the head hits the pillow, then sleeping naked is going to surprise you. When your body free of clothes it relaxes as there is nothing to tug or pull, giving you long hours of sleep and much-needed sleep.
2. Simply because it’s Easier
You can save up on buying as well as washing sleepwear, and an added bonus, since you are sleeping naked that would make you change your sheets often. Cleaner sheets equal better skin and overall health.
3. Can make you More Outgoing
Imagine you get back from work get fresh and change into your nightwear. It’s so comfortable that you would rather choose to sit at home rather than go out. The more you stay in your activewear the more ready you are to go out and about.
4. Happy and Free
Just imagine the feeling of laying in bed naked. No tight straps and bruises, just cool sheets and you. I know the feeling just brings a smile. Just like us our body and skin can get better air making the skin more healthy.
5. Skin-on-skin Contact is the Best
If you’re married or living with your significant other, sleeping naked gives you a greater sense of attachment with the one you love. Our bodies all have different temperate and research have shown that the warmth of your loved one and skin to skin contact can help couples bond better.
6. Improve the Skin not just on your Face but the Whole Body
Free of clothes allows your body to breathe. Your private parts, armpits, and feet are generally restricted to airflow constrained by tight clothes(3). Going naked can help you keep the risk of skin diseases, like athlete’s foot, other fungal issues that are caused to wet and restricted skin at bay.
7. Regulate Cortisol
Cortisol is one of the chemicals produced by the body when left high can cause damage to the mind as well as the body. When you sleep naked the body temperature is kept regulated helping the body create cortisol at an adequate amount. But if you sleep all sweaty and restricted the cortisol level can remain high leading to anxiety, cravings for bad food, weight gain, etc.
8. Balance Melatonin and Growth Hormone
Sleeping environment below 70 degrees every night can help your body cortisol levels (as mentioned above) and the other part is that it helps in regulating the levels of melatonin and growth hormones which have a huge impact on the quality of sleep (4) as well as overall health and aging.
9. Healthy Reproductive Organs
This one is for men, when your sleeping conditions are cooler it allows your testes to remain at a cooler temperature helping to keep your sperm healthy. For women, sleeping naked can help prevent yeast infections in those areas.
10. Summers are Bearable
If you don’t have an airconditioned room, try taking a cold shower, and sleeping naked. Your room would feel might cooler and less stuffy. And those who have an Ac if you sleep with no clothes you might not need the ac after a while thus helping you save on your electricity bill.
11. Cancer Prevention
Sleeping naked can help women reduce the chances of getting breast cancer. Clothes that are too tight clothes are found to be one of those reasons that provoke breast cancer.
Apart from the above-mentioned benefits, the benefits of sleeping don’t end there, sleeping naked has been proved to help prevent weight gain, Lower risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes, Boost self-esteem, builds confidence. As a bonus tip, here are some tips on how you can use your sleep to enhance your beauty.
Though you might have a 10 or 15 step morning and night skincare routine you would still need a good night’s sleep to wake up looking plump and fresh. Getting a good long night of sleep (sleeping naked does help ) can help you keep hanging eyelids, swollen eyes, darker undereye circles, paler skin, wrinkles, and fine lines, droopy corners of the mouth, etc at bay. Sleep is the first and most important part of your overall health and beauty. I hope this article on sleeping naked gave you some. Insight on the importance of sleeping naked. If you have never tried sleeping naked do let me know how this worked out for you in the comments section below. You will another fun topic to discuss.
Keep it simple!