Sometimes the truth must out.
Turns out those people that sleep in the nud are getting all sorts of health benefits, apart from leaving marks everywhere.
One in three adults sleeps in the nude, according to an international study by the U.S. National Sleep Foundation, and itâs been shown to have all sorts of benefits.
Here, experts reveal how ditching pyjamas could improve your sleep quality, boost your relationship and may even help burn calories.
But wait, there’s more! Â (Sorry, no Ginsu knives)
Sleep experts agree itâs important to keep cool at night as your body (or âcoreâ) 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.
âYour core temperature is at its highest at 11pm and its lowest at 4am,â says Dr Chris Idzikowski, director of the Edinburgh Sleep Centre and author of Sound Asleep: The Expert Guide To Sleeping Well.
âIf anything prevents that decline in temperature, the brain will wake itself up to see whatâs going on, meaning youâll struggle to get to sleep or youâll have disturbed sleep.
That’s why those muggy nights drive you nanas. Â Read more »