It's not easy to fall asleep —and stay that way—when it's hot and humid. While you can slip into your tiniest tank top and boy shorts, you should really consider sleeping naked. Whether you've got a bed to yourself or share one with a partner, ditching your clothes before catching some zzz's can bring both physical and mental health benefits. With summer in full swing, there's no better time to ditch your PJs for something that's a million times more breathable: nothing.
Less than a third of people sleep in the nude, even though it offers several significant health benefits. Keep reading to discover why sleeping naked is good for you. Because humans are endotherms, our body regulates our temperature both internally as well as in response to external stimuli. Throughout the day, your brain regulates your body temperature to keep it roughly around One of those variations is tied to your sleep-wake cycle. Your temperature drops in the evening as melatonin releases, preparing you for sleep.