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How to Survive a Hot Summer Night

If you often lay awake on a summer’s night, tossing and turning, and feeling glued to your bedsheets, it is likely your eyes will feel more than a little sore each morning. Thankfully, there are actions to take to make your sleep deprivation a thing of the past so that you can enjoy some much-needed shuteye during the height of the season.
To sleep peacefully in your bed, find out how to survive a hot summer night.
Stick with Cotton Bed Linen
While satin, silk, and polyester can feel great against your skin during fall and winter, they can be a living nightmare during hotter temperatures. It is, therefore, wise to stick with a lightweight cotton when selecting bed linen, such as Egyptian cotton. The breathable material can improve ventilation and airflow as you sleep, which can help you to drift off as soon as your head touches a pillow.
Install an HVAC System
Maintain a cool and comfortable bedroom by installing a HVAC system, which can help to regulate a room’s heating, ventilation, and air conditioning. To effectively cool off when the nights are more than a little sticky, you can fire up the in-built A/C unit to lower your body temperature and enter the land of nod. To effectively install the technology in your home, you should go online and search for ”the best plumbers in my area” by using a website designed to help you find the best service you require. 
Wear Loose-Fitting Pajamas
While many people choose to sleep au naturel during summer, it could make you feel warmer than necessary. That is because it can lead to sweat remaining on your body rather than being wicked away by fabric. For this reason, you should wear loose-fitting pajamas during the summer, such as a lightweight cotton shirt and shorts.
Drink a Cold Glass of Water Before Bed
Decrease your body temperature and prevent dehydration by drinking a cold glass of water before you go to bed. It can stop you from tossing and turning throughout the night, so you will feel full of energy once you wake up in the morning. However, avoid drinking too much water before bedtime or you might spend the night making multiple trips to the bathroom.
Chill Your Pulse Points
If you want to instantly reduce your body temperature before sleep, you should chill your pulse points before you slide into bed. For example, you should apply either a cold compress or an ice pack onto your:
  • Neck
  • Wrists
  • Elbows
  • Ankles
  • Groin
  • Behind your knees
It can provide instant relief from the summer heat, so you could wake up feeling refreshed the next day.
Use a Hot Water Bottle
Hot water bottles aren’t just for winter, as they can also be used during summer. Rather than adding boiling hot water, fill it with cold water and place it in the freezer for half an hour, which will allow you to enjoy a comfortable ice pack each night.
Close Your Drapes During the Day
Natural sunlight can quickly increase a room’s temperature, which can lead to you feeling restless and sticky once you go to bed. To keep your rooms cool, you should open up the windows throughout the day while keeping your blinds or drapes closed to prevent the sunshine from flowing into your bedroom. You also should turn off all electronics, which can make your home feel warmer than it needs to be.
Sleep Alone
As much as you might love sleeping next to your other half each night, it might be wise to enjoy a little distance during a hot summer night. Nothing can make you feel more uncomfortable than the feeling of another person’s warm skin when you are already feeling hot and sticky. 
While your partner might not be happy about the temporary separation, sleeping in the guest bedroom could reduce your body heat and will allow air to circulate across your body. Plus, it can prevent you from arguing with your spouse when they attempt to steal your space or cuddle up on a warm night.
Conclusion
While you might enjoy nothing more than the glorious sunshine during summer, it could become your worst nightmare once bedtime arrives. Instead of settling for a hot, sticky temperature that makes you want to walk into a cold shower, you should follow the above top tips to reduce your body temperature and quickly fall asleep each night. By doing so, you will feel relaxed and refreshed the next day, so you can make the most of the sun-filled season.

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