Time immemorial, the topic of how to sleep, the best way to sleep and why one should sleep naked has been a great point of discussion.
However, researchers have studied the art and act of sleeping and voluminous benefits and advantages have been revealed aside from its number one benefit which is providing rest for the body. Researchers have also made it known much more than sleeping,the duration you sleep, the temperature of the room you sleep in, the position you sleep most, the foods you take in and many other unthinkable factors can contribute to getting the best out of sleep time and reaping its numerous benefits.
Furthermore, an international foundation called U.S. National Sleep Foundation has made it known that what one wears to sleep affects his?her sleep. It asserts that sleeping without any clothes on has numerous advantages and benefits. Experts revealed to DailyMail how giving your pyjamas a long time holiday can be beneficial to you.
For a good night’s sleep
Sleep experts agree it is important to keep cool at night as your body temperature needs to drop by about half a degree for you to fall asleep. The brain, driven by your internal body clock, sends messages to the blood vessels to open up and release heat.
Disrupted sleep from being too hot does not just mean you will get less sleep overall, but it might mean less deep sleep which is the most restorative type. Deep sleep is key for memory consolidation and the production of growth hormone — important for cell repair and growth. Stop infections Wearing nothing to bed can help women avoid developing yeast infections, such as thrush, says Austin Ugwumadu, a consultant gynaecologist at St George’s Hospital in South London.
There is an increasing focus on brown fat, a type of tissue in the body that may protect against weight gain. While ordinary body fat piles on when we eat more calories than we burn, brown fat seems to burn excess calories to generate heat. We know babies have lots of brown fat, they need it to keep warm but studies have shown there are small amounts in the necks of adults too. Experts believe that certain activities could switch on this fat, potentially helping to burn calories at a greater rate. In a U.S. study in the journal Diabetes, researchers found that sleeping in a cold bedroom could activate brown fat in adults. Five healthy young men slept in climate-controlled bedrooms for four months. For the first month, the room was kept at 24°C, then it was lowered to 19°C, then it went back to 24°C and for the last month raised to 27°C. CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING