Why Sleeping in a Cold Room is Better for Your Health

HEALTH  |  September 05, 2017
  • It could help you lose weight
    1 / 3 It could help you lose weight

    Cranking the temperature down to about 24 degrees Celsius helps your body to regulate its hormone levels and reduces the production of the stress hormone, cortisol. When your cortisol level decreases, your metabolism rate increases and your body burns fat to keep you warm while you sleep.

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  • It is good for vaginal health
    2 / 3 It is good for vaginal health

    A cold room inhibits the growth of bacteria in your vagina and that reduces the chances of developing yeast infections.

    (Also Read: 6 Ridiculous Myths About Periods That Are Untrue)

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  • It helps you sleep better
    3 / 3 It helps you sleep better

    Based on research conducted by the University of South Australia, sleeping in a cold room can help you get better sleep. In order for you to get better sleep, your body’s core temperature needs to drop.

    (Also Read: 8 Bad Things Sleep Deprivation Does to Your Body)

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    A version of this story first appeared in The Singapore Women’s Weekly. The go-to, trusted magazine for the latest news and information in areas that matter most to the professional working woman, The Singapore Women’s Weekly is now available in both print and digital formats. Visit www.WomensWeekly.com.sg for more.

     

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