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Does cuddling before sleep really help in sleeping?

Asked by Nickgarf, Last updated: Jan 17, 2020

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E.Evelyn

E.Evelyn

Answered Jan 16, 2020

The correct answer to this question is Yes. Cuddling can help one sleep better because of the act of cuddling releases oxytocin. This is a chemical that can help one feel better and feel more relaxed. This is extremely important if a person has had a long or stressful day.

Oxytocin can also reduce a person's stress. Studies show that stress is the number one reason why people are having issues sleeping at night. Therefore cuddling can ease any stress issues and help one sleep better. Along with that, cuddling will give the body's immune system a chance to recover because there is less stress in the body.

 

D. Perez

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D. Perez, Unemployed, High School, Utah

Answered Jan 08, 2020

Yes, I am cuddling before sleep has shown to help with sleep. Research has shown that cuddling causes the release of the hormone oxytocin. Oxytocin is a chemical that helps us warm, calm, fuzzy, and relaxed. Oxytocin is known to increase your happiness and lower stress level, which is one big enemy of sleep. When you cuddle to sleep, you are more likely to get a high-quality sleep, which in turn leads to many positive effects on our health. Aside from helping you sleep better, cuddling has other positive effects on our health. This same oxytocin released when you cuddle boost your immune system by boosting T- regulatory cells in the body. This is why it is believed that people that cuddle are less likely to get sick.
 

R. Tanner

R. Tanner

Answered Jan 02, 2020

Cuddling is known to be very effective in improving the overall sleep environment that people may have, especially when they are with their loved ones. Cuddling is known to help release oxytocin which is also known to be a type of pain reliever. Some even say that whenever they feel a little bit of pain, cuddling with their loved ones can be enough.

Have you ever wondered why you sometimes get sleepy when cuddling? You are also being relaxed by the different hormones that are being released by your body. This is your body’s cue to make you sleep and rest. You have to admit that you may not be getting as much rest as you should.

 

K. Galatia

K. Galatia

Answered Dec 24, 2019

Cuddling improves sleep in many ways, and one of these is by causing the release of natural hormones and chemicals in your brain and your body. These hormones and chemicals create conditions inside you that cultivate healthy sleep. One of the major chemicals involved is called oxytocin, which is ironically nicknamed "the cuddle hormone." Oxytocin relieves pain, boosts your immune system, and diminishes stress.

Cuddling can lead to peaceful relaxation, and that can lead to sleep. Cuddling with a partner can create and strengthen the bond of intimacy, which helps you to feel connected to your loved ones. Cuddling with an animal also helps to foster peace, and it brings you pure joy.

 

E. James

E. James

Answered Dec 19, 2019

Cuddling will have the ability to release oxytocin. This is a chemical that is released that will have the ability to make us feel better. It can make you feel relaxed, especially if you have had a long day. This can also reduce your stress levels, which is one of the main reasons why you are unable to sleep properly at night.

When you cuddle before or during sleeping, you can actually start sleeping better. At the same time, your immune system will have the ability to recover better since you have also lessened the level of stress that you have experienced throughout the day. Cuddling may also be a good sign that you and your partner are getting more comfortable with each other.

 

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