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The Truth Behind Wearing Socks to Bed

By Virginia Laird

Do you wear socks to bed? Or do you prefer to sleep with the feet bare? If you prefer the latter, wearing socks may be something to consider starting tonight. Wearing socks to bed has some benefits. Research suggests that sleeping with socks on the feet can be beneficial in many ways, including:

  • Wearing socks to bed can help you fall asleep faster
  • They can decrease the odds of hot flashes
  • Wearing socks to bed can help with dry feet

Wearing Socks to Bed Can Help You Fall Asleep Faster

For those who may toss and turn for what seems like forever prior to falling asleep, it may be time to consider wearing socks to bed. Some research suggests wearing socks at night can actually help a person fall asleep faster. Even if the thought of sleeping with socks on may give a person the chills, for those struggling with getting right to sleep, it may be worth the experiment.

They Can Decrease the Odds of Hot Flashes

Hot flashes are real and can be problematic to sleeping. The many who suffer with this issue would most likely try anything to prevent it. The great thing is, wearing socks to bed is said to help curb hot flashes, and it is not expensive. Research recommends sock wearing at night is a way to keep the body temperature even. Body heat can be lost through the feet, so wearing socks can help keep the temperature constant.

Wearing Socks Can Help with Dry Feet

Dry feet is a problem for many people, and most have tried every lotion, scrub, or other solution in an effort to find the answer. Dry feet can be painful if not taken care of.  It can also be difficult to cure. Research suggests that wearing socks to bed can help to defeat the battle of the dry feet. For those who suffer from dry feet, wearing socks to bed may be a fantastic and inexpensive answer to the issue.

Although the idea of wearing socks to bed may seem unnatural and strange, there is plenty of evidence which suggests wearing socks to bed can be beneficial. It may be time to consider it. Don't worry, if it doesn't seem to solve your problems it is easy to take them off. May the secret of wearing socks to bed solve your problems.

To learn more about your health and wellness, see your local chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic in Baton Rouge, La.

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