Study: Hot Bath Before Bedtime Can Help Sleep

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WESTERN NEW YORK – Chamomile Tea, sound machines, meditation and over the counter sleep aids, if you have tried any of these methods to fall asleep at night, listen up.

Hot bath could be the remedy you need to catch some needed zzz’s.

Experts say about an hour before bed our bodies start cooling off.

Researchers at the University of Texas in Austin found a hot bath or shower speeds up and enhances this process.

So steam up, between 104 and 109 degrees Fahrenheit to help cool down and sleep tight.

The team’s data found people who took baths about an hour or two before bed fell asleep quicker and slept sounder through out the night.

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