While sleeping naked may not be your first choice now, you might want to consider the potential benefits before slipping into your PJs tonight. In fact, 68 percent of Americans report having trouble falling asleep at least once a week. Insomnia and other sleep disorders are driving people towards supplementary bedtime rituals, from bedtime yoga to consistent nightly routines that help you decompress. In the case of dressing or not dressing at bedtime, many studies tell us that less is more. In addition to laying out the benefits of sleeping naked, we also surveyed Americans to see if people are incorporating this into their routine and why.
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Less Is More: Health Benefits of Sleeping Naked
Sleeping naked might not be the first thing you think about when it comes to improving your health, but there are some benefits that might be too good to ignore. Since sleeping naked is pretty easy to try yourself, it might be time to strip down and get your snooze on. For your health, that is. As it turns out, there are many benefits of sleeping naked. You may have heard of some of these, but others might surprise you. Your body temperature is one key to how you fall asleep.
Which means the same thing in upstate New York as it does the rest of the country -- humidity , humidity, and a little more humidity. It also means by the time we're done with the first bedtime story of the night, my daughter has shucked her nightgown and is lying in bed in the buff. Despite the open windows on both sides of her room to give her a breeze, we're stuck just waiting out the heat. For us it's just a fact of life -- and a quick poll of my Facebook friends proved we're not the only ones. A few said their kids have never thought to sleep naked , but they have working air conditioners in their rooms. Others put the baby in a diaper and the older kids in clothes -- only to have them disappear by morning. And the moms who demand their kids wear at least underwear have given up on actually finding the undies ON said child at wake-up time.