Although getting used to sleeping with a person (and all that that entails) can be expensive, the truth is that it is very beneficial for our health, so if snoring, movements or fights over the sheets with your partner you They make you rethink sleeping with someone, take stock… It sure pays off!
Did you know that, according to the Spanish Society of Pneumology and Thoracic Surgery (SEPAR), men snore more than women? 50 % of us snore on average five days a week . (Don't be alarmed, 25% of them do too.) It is clear that the quality of sleep may not be the same as sleeping alone, so... Does sleeping with someone really have benefits ?
Absolutely yes! This is because, although we lose sleep quality , the positive psychological effects that sleeping with someone causes are abundant. To begin with, according to several studies carried out in recent years, it has been determined that people who sleep with a partner not only fall asleep earlier , but also wake up less often during the night. But why?
The facts speak for themselves… Having the other person by your side gives you the necessary feeling of security so that the levels of the stress hormone and cortisol drop considerably. Also, if you are like me and you like to sleep in your arms , oxytocin will increase in your body; that is, the love hormone and which, coincidentally, is found in the same area of the brain as the sleep cycle . For all this, you will get to sleep deeper and longer , and not only will you rest better , but you will find yourself much happier . Likewise, you will also reduce your blood pressure through hugs and caresses .
To continue, I have discovered that, while women have a lower body temperature , men are too hot... In this way, we will find the perfect balance of temperature at night , since we will be able to regulate it .
In addition, sleeping with someone next to you will often create a nightly routine full of intimacy and closeness with that person (which will end up going beyond the pleasure of sexual intercourse ). Therefore, not only will the relationship be strengthened , but you will both reinforce the connection and the feeling that you have, thus consolidating the couple .
On the other hand, it is clear that having the person you love close makes you happier . But what is it for? According to numerous studies, when sleeping together our body secretes more dopamine and more serotonin (the happiness hormones ).What do you say? Is it worth sleeping with someone you love in the end? Valentine's Day is the ideal day to start putting into practice everything I've told you today... So now you know!