6 Surprising Health Benefits Of Sleeping Naked You Should Know

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You Burn Calories In Sleep

Sleeping naked could also boost your metabolism and help you lose weight. How? Your body has a good type of fat called brown fat. It helps burn calories faster by creating heat and its levels are believed to increase at lower sleeping temperatures, like when you sleep naked.

The levels of cortisol, the stress hormone, can also have a role to play here. In the lack of restorative sleep, cortisol levels remain higher the next day, making you prone to stress eating.

Moreover, lack of sleep can also raise the levels of ghrelin – the hunger hormone – making you pack in more calories. It is a proven fact that if you don’t get proper, restful, body-repairing sleep, you would be more likely to eat between meals

You Get A Stronger Metabolism

Good sleep can prevent many metabolic disorders, from diabetes to heart disease. Lack of sleep increases cortisol, the hunger hormones, and insulin, which messes up your blood glucose balance.

When you sleep in lower temperatures, such as when you sleep in your birthday suit, your body responds to the cold by producing more brown fat to burn more calories and produce heat. And brown fat also helps with glucose metabolism, reducing the risk of metabolic disorders like diabetes. In fact, one study found that healthy test subjects who slept in a colder room gained a metabolic advantage over time.

Your Body Gets Better Air Circulation

Tight fitting clothing, jeans, and slinky underwear might create the perfect silhouette by day, but your body will be crying out for a breather by night.

Sweat around places where your undergarments come in contact with your skin, especially at the joints or in the natural folds of the skin, can give you bad body odor. Skipping the pajamas and going to bed nude gives your body a chance to “air,” and rid itself of odor.

In women, a warm, moist vagina is often a breeding ground for harmful bacteria or fungi that may disturb the healthy balance of vaginal microbes. Airing your privates, as you go au naturel, can keep you feeling and smelling fresh the next day.