If you are not fond of stripping before you get under those bed covers, you have got it figured out wrong. Sleeping without your clothes on has numerous benefits your are unaware of. Many people find it embarrassing or at times impractical sleep naked at night. But this does not have to be the case at all. Here are some 10 fantastic reasons that would convince you to get some shut eye without any clothes on!
1. It’s Convenient As Hell
Isn’t shedding your clothes so much more easier than changing into a pair of pajamas? All you have to do is fling your clothes onto your nightstand (or wherever you usually fling them) and jump straight into bed. Yes, it is as easy as it sounds!
2. It Makes You Relaxed
Doesn’t the idea of sleeping without an irritating bra or a pair of constrictive boxer shorts sound tempting? Studies show that sleeping naked can make you feel more relaxed in bed- no underwear tags to irritate you, no drawstrings to get tangled in and no satin slips that keep sliding off your shoulders as you fall asleep.
3. It Increases Bathroom Breaks
This may sound like a disadvantage to you, but it’s not. People often tend to hold off their late night bathroom breaks as they are too lazy to get out of their beds. This can in turn put a lot of pressure on your urinary bladder, thus damaging it. Sleeping naked increases the urgency of your bathroom breaks, which can benefit you in the long run.
4. It Makes You More Efficient
It has been observed that people who change into their night clothes take longer than the ones who don’t when it comes to getting ready. Sleeping naked reduces helps you save a few minutes every day as your morning routine does not involve getting out of your pajamas. It also prompts you to get up faster in the morning as you tend to feel chilly without your clothes on.
5. It Improves Your Sex Life
What better way to tempt your partner than slipping into the bed naked? Sleeping naked can promote skin-to-skin contact, which can surprisingly boost your sex life and keep your partner happier. Heightened skin-to-skin contact can release plenty of oxytocin into your body, which would make you love your partner more.
6. It Regulates Your Cortisol
Cortisol is a chemical found in the body whose high concentration can cause you a lot of harm. Sleeping with your clothes on can warm up your body, causing cortisol levels to stay high, which could lead to junk food cravings, anxiety and obesity. Sleeping naked will keep your body cool, thus regulating the cortisol levels in your body.
7. It Keeps Your Skin Happy
Bedtime is when your body gets to breathe the most. Most of your body parts are restricted by multiple layers of clothes throughout the day, suffocating your skin. Sleeping without clothes on will give your skin a chance to unwind and breathe, keeping it healthy and happy.
8. It Balances Your Melatonin And Growth Hormones
Sleeping without any restrictions can increase the production of melatonin hormones that regulate our sleep and wake cycles. It can also promote the production of growth hormones, which can slow down aging and keep you healthier.
9. It Keeps Your Private Parts Healthy
Sleeping conditions that are cooler can help prevent yeast infections in women as yeast tends to grow in moist, warm environments. Similarly, sleeping naked can keep the testes stay cooler and sperm healthier.
10. It Helps You Stay Sane During Summers
Sleeping with your clothes on during summers, especially if it’s humid is pure torture. Why not cool things down a bit by taking a night shower and then slipping into bed without any clothes on? This will help you sleep better, without any sticky clothes to disturb you..
11. It makes you feel younger
In fact, it helps slow down your aging process significantly. When you sleep, you release the growth hormone, which is a natural anti-aging substance , and when your sleep is disrupted because of excessive warmth, then you process less of this hormone, and age faster.