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Those who have been having restless nights are certainly going to want to check out this amazing hack. There are few things worse than enduring endless sleepless nights and that’s why we are here to help.

If you have been struggling to sleep as of late, the temperature of the room may be to blame. This is especially hard to regulate once the winter months roll around.

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We are tired of going from freezing to sweating in a moment’s notice. We did not know that there was an optimal temperature when it comes time to fall asleep and that’s where we will happily cede the floor to all of the experts out there. They are more than happy to explain it all.

According to The Sun, Georgia Metcalfe, co-founder and creative director of The French Bedroom Company, explained that the optimal temperature for sleeping is 18°C.

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She also recommends that we choose a higher tog duvet to help us get a good night’s sleep. “Choose a higher tog duvet of at least 13 which will retain as much heat as possible,” she says. “It will allow you to stay snuggly throughout the colder months, and you will never want to leave your boudoir as it keeps you wonderfully cosy. If you want an added layer, place a velvet bedspread on top of your bed linen, or for something more luxurious, try cashmere.”

There is also an optimal time when we should be laying down. At UK Biobank, they studied nearly 90,000 volunteers before determining the optimal bedtime is between 10 and 11 PM.

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By falling asleep at the proper times each day, we are able to achieve a greater level of synchronization with our internal body clock. Proper sleep can even reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes!