A Study Shows That Opening Windows & Doors Can Make A Person Sleep Better

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Heads up, fans of air conditioning! (hehe, see what I did there?)

A study from the Netherlands has suggested that leaving a bedroom door or window open may help people sleep better.

Yeah, I know, this is Singapore: opening the windows and not switching on the air-con means everything in your house, including your cute little kitten, would melt.

But we’re not talking about temperature.

That, you’ll have to find a way (get a fan, perhaps?)

Apparently, opening a window or a door will help reduce carbon dioxide levels and improve ventilation for the room, leading to better sleep quality.

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(SOME-BODY ONCE TOLD ME-)

“We spend nearly a third of our lives in the bedroom environment, but the air quality in our sleeping environment is often overlooked,” said study author Dr Asit Mishra.

 

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A study from the Netherlands has suggested that leaving a bedroom door or window open may help people sleep better. Apparently, opening a window or a door will help reduce carbon dioxide levels and improve ventilation for the room, leading to better sleep quality. So if you’ve the habit of closing all your doors and windows at night, you now know why you’re always restless in the day! Read more in our app. Link in bio. Guy Who’s Always Sleeping in the Office: @notzhihao #factoftheday #sgig #sg #singapore #instasg #yoursingapore #sgphoto #singaporean #singaporelife #thisissingapore #instagramsg #igerssingapore #iluvsg #sgdaily #singaporeig #sglocal #sglifestyle #sgbloggers #sgblogger #funfacts #wtffunfacts

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The 17 volunteers involved in the experiment each wore an armband measuring their skin temperature, heat flux, bed temperature and moisture levels.

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