With research results confirming that "Warm bath" or a warm bath before bed Helps to sleep easier And also improves the quality of sleep The reason is because when we bathe in warm water The body will enter a state of relaxation. The autonomic nervous system in the body will be balanced. Improved blood flow Muscle relax In terms of body temperature Warm water bath Body temperature will rise. Shower time finished The body temperature gradually decreases, which is a change in temperature, which is a mechanism to stimulate the secretion of a hormone called "melatonin" from the pineal gland. In the brain Melatonin is a hormone that helps us sleep more easily.
In addition, the body is relaxed after a warm bath. It will help the quality of sleep better. The secret to a warm bath that helps with sleep is
1. Should be soaked in warm water at least 1-2 hours before going to bed.
2. The water temperature used is approximately 40 to 43 degrees Celsius and should be soaked for at least 10 minutes.
3. After soaking in warm water Should not take a cold shower accordingly Because taking a cold shower immediately followed Will stimulate another autonomic nervous system And then makes us feel alert Instead of feeling sleepy.
Information provided by: Dr. Narumon Thongsriiam
Compiled by: Medisci