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Too hot to sleep? Freeze your sheets, ditch the booze and DON'T go commando!

(The Mirror) The Sleep School's expert Dr Guy Meadows has nine top tips to keep you cool and get you to sleep, rather than be hot and bothered, counting sheep…
1. Keep a cool head
Getting frustrated and restless because you're hot only generates more heat and keeps you up longer. Keep a cool head by lying still - only by accepting the heat can you move your mind and body closer to sleep.
2. Frozen bedding…
Pop your sheets and pillows into bags and put them in a freezer ready for bedtime.
3. Choose cotton - and pyjamas!...
Cotton bed linens are lightweight and breathable, promoting airflow in your bedroom.
And keep those pyjamas on! The temptation may be to go commando, but as cotton lets your skin breathe it also allows for air circulation.
4. Make your own breeze
Humans sleep best in a cool bedroom, with the ideal temperature being 17ºC [62ºF]. Open a window or invest in an electric fan to add an extra breeze.
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