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Finding it hard to sleep in summer heat? Tips to get you some zzz’s

Most of the people suffer from sleep troubles during summers, as their body is too hot for sleep. Here are some expert tips to maintain a healthy sleep cycle. 

Written by: India TV Lifestyle Desk, New Delhi [ Published on: April 20, 2018 15:51 IST ]
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Finding it hard to sleep in summer heat? Tips to get you some zzz’s

The months of May, June and July are no less than a nightmare for many regions in the country. The scorching heat and discomforting humidity make it difficult to sit peacefully ,let alone sleep, With temperatures crossing 40 degrees on most days, the above normal heat renders it hard to maintain a healthy sleep cycle. Moreover, the frequent power cuts add to the woes of the masses.

Metro.co.uk quoted a research by Sealy UK, which claimed that 42 percent people are regularly woken up by the muggy temperatures.

Here is how one can get a good night's sleep, this summer, according to Metro.co.uk:

Avoid alcohol

It saps essentials fluids from your body. While it may seem like a good idea to drink a tower of chilled beer with your friends, in the long run, it will dehydrate you.

Invest in a quality fan

A good fan uses minimal electricity and makes no noise. A good fan also works wonders in hot temperatures.

Sleep alone

According to a research, around 36 percent couples sleep in separate beds to stay cool during hot nights to avoid basking in each other's body heat.

Have a cold shower before you sleep

A cold shower will help reduce your core body temperature. It will also help you sweat a little less.

Use sheets instead of duvets

Most of us are unable to sleep without a quilt. However, the wiser thing to do would be to use plain cotton sheets to cover yourself instead of a thick duvet.

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