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Science Says You'll Live Longer By Doing This One Thing Before Bedtime

Did you know that your sleeping habits have an impact on your longevity? Your sleeping patterns and environment play a very important role in your overall health.

So if you're one of those people who like to sleep in a cold room, I've got some fantastic news!

According to Dr. Chris Winter, sleeping with a room temperature set between 60 and 67 degrees Fahrenheit is best for you.

"Sleeping in a hot environment has also been shown to increases wakefulness and decreases slow wave sleep," wrote Dr. Winter

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Not only will you be sleeping better but the cooler temperatures offer other benefits including lower risk of metabolic diseases like diabetes and healthier skin.

If you don't like having a window open or lower the thermostat. Dr. Winter suggests gel mattress covers or performance bedding that wick away moisture to keep you cool.

You can learn more about choosing the best temperature for sleep here.

Do you like to sleep in the hot or cold? Let us know in the comments!

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