How can taking a hot bath help improve sleep quality?

Dr. Mark Hyman, MD
Family Medicine
Most people don't make time for a regular bath, but the right kind of soak can leave you deeply relaxed. In this video, I will talk about the ingredients that can turn a bath into a super-effective sleep aid.
Ben Kaminsky
Sleep usually follows the cooling phase of the body's temperature cycle; the practice of taking a hot shower or leisurely warm bath before bedtime is recommended. In addition, keep the temperature in the bedroom no higher than 68 degrees to influence this cooling phase associated with deep sleep. Another way to warm the body in preparation for deep sleep is to soak in a Jacuzzi before bedtime. The combination of heat and buoyancy causes blood vessels to dilate, lowering the blood pressure and speeding the flow of oxygen and nutrients to the muscles. 
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