While it can be great to snuggle up in a warm bed during the winter time, in can be a nightmare trying to sleep on those hot a sticky summer nights.
The guys from the Sleep Matters Club have outlined some very useful tips, to help you stay cooler in bed, on those hot, sweaty sleepless nights.
#1 Keep Air Flowing – Face a fan across you towards an open window.
#2 Upgrade Your Sheets to more lightweight linens that help keep your bed ventilated.
#3 Keep a Cool Head – Replace a larger fluffy pillow for a smaller, firmer one, which will reduce the amount of heat your pillow retains from your hot head.from storing up heats
#4 Get Comfy – If you are going to wear cloths in bed, wear loose cotton sleepwear.
#5 Damp Hair – Got to bed with damp hair, which will keep you cool while you are dropping off to sleep.
#6 Sleep Lower Down – Because heat rises, try sleeping lower down on the flow where the temperature is cooler.
#7 Cool Water Bottle – Fill a hot water bottle, then freeze it. Use as an ice pack to cool down your bed.
#8 Cool Cloth – As an alternative to the frozen water bottle idea, freeze a damp cloth to help you stay cool.
#9 Cool Your Feet – Put your feet into a bowl of ice cool water before bedtime, and it will help you cool down quickly.
#10 Create a Cool Breeze – Hang a damp cloth in front of an open window, and this will help produce a nice cool breeze as the air flows through.
#11 Hammock – Try sleeping in a hammock, as sleeping in mid-air allows the air to flow around you and cool you down.
#12 Ice Cool Fan – Fill a bowl with ice cubes and place it in front of your fan. As the fan blows over it the ice will melt and produce an ice cool breeze over you.
#13 Upgrade Your Mattress – Switch to a thermo regulating gel mattress which allows the air to flow more freely in your bed.
#14 Go Egyptian – Wrap yourself in a cool damp sheet, which is how the ancient Egyptians cooled themselves while sleeping.
#15 Eat Smarter – Eating smaller meals more regularly helps to reduce your metabolism, which will also help keep you cooler at night.
#16 Go Back To Nature – Swap your modern heat trapping mattress for a bamboo or straw mat.