The Bed and Sleep Blog at BedKing
HOME  |  Archives  |  BedKing Website  |  Contact Us

Should You be Hot or Cold in Bed?

February 27, 2015


Should You be Hot or Cold in Bed?

There is nothing better than a warm bed on a cold winter’s night and a cool bed on a hot summer’s night, and of course everybody has their own favorite temperature between the sheets. But wouldn’t it be nice if there was a perfect temperature that would not only give you a great night’s sleep, but also improve your health? Turns out, there actually is!

According to research, scientists are suggesting that the idea bed temperature is a brisk 15-18 degrees. While a nice cool bed might sound great now in the middle of summer, we might change our minds when it comes to winter. After all in winter we are super fond of our blankets, hot water bottles and lovely warm beds! So what could possibly justify sleeping in a chilly bed? Well, according to research publish in the US National Library of Medicine, these lower temperatures could actually help to decrease risks of certain metabolic diseases, including diabetes. This is good news, but there is even better news: there is also evidence that those who sleep in a cooler bed at night might actually be burning more calories during the day!

Did we say good news? THERE IS EVEN BETTER NEWS: It could actually help you to look younger for longer. That is right! Sleeping a cooler bed could help freeze the aging process! How? Well, it turns out that sleeping a bed that is cooler than 21 degrees - slightly less than room temperature - could help to ensure your body releases melatonin, one of your bodies anti-aging hormones.

So to summarise: sleeping in a slightly cooler bed can help to prevent some diseases, lose weight and fight the aging process! Sleep has never sounded so good! So how can you ensure that your bed is the perfect temperature? Memory foam mattresses are your best options! These mattresses help to regulate temperature and get a great night’s sleep with the added benefit of being super comfortable!


Latest Posts:
 
Bizarre Sleeping Habits of the Rich and Famous
» Bizarre Sleeping Habits of the Rich and Famous Does optimal amounts of sleep lead to success in life? Not necessarily… When it comes to getting a good solid snooze session, some people will go to extreme lengths to ensure it goes ahead without disturbance or hindrance. But for others, sleep is not considered a priority and they are capabl...
Store While You Sleep With The Trento Lift Up Storage Base
» Store While You Sleep With The Trento Lift Up Storage Base Many would agree that our homes don’t have enough storage especially the bedroom. It can quickly become one of the most cluttered places where clothes, shoes and personal items take over our personal space. Nothing is more frustrating and stressful than a messy bedroom and overflowing closets....
Falling Asleep Fast (2): Preparative- & Preventative measures
» Falling Asleep Fast (2): Preparative- & Preventative measures Welcome back to the buffet! In our previous sitting (Mental Exercises) we peppered you with a course of vol-au-vents chock-full of sleeping advice. If you’re still having problems going beddy-bye, after flexing all that Jedi-muscle, it might be time to try a different approach. What we do befo...
Copyright © 2009 The Bed King