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12 Things to Know If You Like Sleeping Naked

12 Things everyone who likes sleeping naked needs to know.

A lot of people choose to sleep naked naturally. Simply because they find it more comfortable. But sleeping naked has science-based pros and cons you probably didn't know about. Who would have thought it could help you lose weight. 
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#1 It helps you get deeper sleep.
A survey of 1,500 people aged 25 to 55 in 6 different countries. Showed that only 30 percent of us sleep naked and the rest prefer to stay in their underwear or some comfortable pajamas. 

One of the most obvious reasons to sleep with no clothes is to get deeper shut-eye. Scientists from the University of Amsterdam found that lowering your skin temperature increases the quality of your sleep and reduces the number of times you wake up throughout the night.
Sleeping naked is a good way to keep your skin cool without changing the temperature of your bedroom plus pajamas. Limit your freedom of movement. So, if you sleep in the nude. You won't have to worry about a nightie getting all uncomfortably twisted up and of course, more comfort equals better and deeper sleep.

 #2 It's beneficial for your skin. 
Unless you're a nudist. All day long your skin is covered by multiple layers of clothes. So, by skipping on the sleepwear. You give your body especially the parts that tend to sweat more than others like your feet and private a chance to breathe. This can actually decrease the risk of skin problems like athlete's foot. 
Which is caused by wet restricted skin plus sleeping and lower temperatures protect ourselves and has an anti-aging effect. This is thanks to Melatonin also called the sleep hormone. Which is responsible for preventing the degeneration of cells.
#3 It keeps your hair healthy and beautiful. 
Sweat can seriously damage your hair. When it dries sweat leaves behind a lot of salt that builds up on your scalp and can irritate it.
 A or scalp health makes hair more vulnerable to breakage. Mild and ph balanced shampoos and moisturizing conditioners can save your hair. But it turns out that sleeping naked is also an effective way to prevent hair breakage. Sleeping in cooler temperatures means less sweat and beautiful stronger hair.
#4 It's good for genital health. 
A woman's genitalia can be an ideal breeding ground for fungi and bacteria. Sleeping nude helps keep this area cool dry and ventilated reducing the risk of developing a UTI or a yeast infection.
For men, tight-fitting underwear overheats the testes and can affect semen quality and reproductive health. To keep your privates happy and healthy never sleep in your underwear. Either sleep buck-naked or go commando in your jammies.
#5 It builds confidence.
Confidence is key for a successful career and a fulfilling social life. Sleeping naked helps you become more confident in your own skin. It does take quite a bit of courage to be fully naked. Even in the comfort of your own home or next to your partner. 
A lot of people women in particular, usually feel self-conscious about their bodies. Even if the supposed flaws they have aren't actually there. When you embrace your body just the way. It is you exude confidence in whatever clothing you decide to put on that definitely helps in your professional and personal life. Plus nothing beats self-love.

#6 It can help you lose weight. 
Finally, the moment you've all been waiting for sleeping naked can actually help with weight loss. No, we can't just snooze the weight off. But when combined with diet and exercise. Good quality sleep can help you slim down.
 According to researchers from the National Institutes of Health. Sleeping and lower temperatures not only means deeper better sleep like we mentioned earlier. It also boosts metabolism and prevents the progression of diabetes.
Also known as the stress hormone also plays a role here. If we get overheated at night our Cortisol levels stay high. Plus our human growth hormone that's responsible for cell renewal isn't released at all. So, your body panics and chooses to store fat instead of burning it. This, in turn, can lead to weight gain increased anxiety and even junk food cravings.
#7 It keeps couples happy.
The USA conducted a really interesting survey in which they found that among those who sleep naked 57 reports having a happier relationship with their partner. Only 48 percent of people who sleep in their pajamas claim the same thing. And it's not just about a couples sex life either it can simply be cuddling or sleeping up against each other. 

The most important is skin-to-skin contact. Which releases a huge amount of Oxytocin or the feel-good hormone.
Oxytocin makes you feel more relaxed and floods you with affection for your loved one. This, in turn, strengthens the physical and emotional connection between two people.
#8 You'll save money.
The most practical benefit on the list that does make sense doesn't it? Comfortable high-quality sleepwear can be pricey and the cheaper ones just fall apart and don't look as nice. Getting rid of pajamas altogether can help save you money along with all the other awesome benefits we already mentioned. You shouldn't sleep naked if.
 #9 You're a sleepwalker.
If you're among the 3 percent of people that sleepwalk? Don't throw away your PJs. There have been tons of cases where naked sleepwalkers had problems with their neighbors and even law enforcement
A study by Travelpod revealed that the number of sleepwalkers is growing. It might be okay in the comfort of your own home but if you were staying in a hotel and walking around naked in your sleep.
It can cause a lot of discomfort for the staff and other guests. Plus how humiliating is it for the sleepwalkers themselves. So, if you suffer from this rare but ever-growing condition don't bother sleeping in your birthday suit.
#10 You have sensitive skin.

If your skin is really sensitive sleeping naked isn't for you. In this case, pajamas provide you with a necessary protection from different irritants. Exposed skin can cause problems like allergic reactionsskin irritation and asthma due to dust and bugs.
#11 You are prone to catching colds.
If you easily catch Colts from the slightest little breeze. Don't go without your pajamas at night. This can be a real issue for those who live in cooler climates and don't have proper heating. The temperature drops at night so it's important not to be exposed to excessively low temperatures otherwise you could wake up the next morning with a nasty cold or flu.
#12 You have anxiety.
If you feel uncomfortable sleeping in the nude or if you're worried about your kids or roommates barging into your bedroom unexpectedly. You won't sleep soundly because of your anxiety. Just be sure to invest in good quality pajamas that let your skin breathe. Never forget that a good night's sleep is essential for your health and well-being.
Do you prefer to sleep naked or in your favorite PJ's? Time to confess it all in the comments below. We'd also be glad to hear if you have any personal tips for getting a better night's sleep. 
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