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Why Sleeping With A Fan On Is Bad For Your Health

It can worsen your allergies Sleeping with your fan on is not a good idea for those who have allergies and according to researchers, the wind can help circulate allergen particles, which will increase your chances of asthma, dry eyes, eye allergies, and hay fever.

It will dry out your mouth and nasal passages

It has been revealed by studies that when you leave the fan on, it can help evaporate sweat and moisture from your body, leading to dehydration and the drying of the mouth and nasal passages. Moreover, if you live in a dry area, this needs special attention, because the consequences can appear even faster. In general, however, a cup of water is more than enough to restore the water you need.

Causes of muscle crampsExperts suggests that the temperature at night tends to decrease fast and when you’re exposed to cold, it is one of the causes of muscle cramps, fans can expose you to more concentrated and constant cool air, blowing directly at you. On the other hand, if you’re experiencing hot nights, the air blowing from the fan can increase your core temperature, leading to heat-related illnesses, like nausea or headaches.

Here’s what you need to do instead of turning your fan on

Sleep with a window openLeaving the window open is a simple solution for hot nights is to simply. The cold wind during the early morning will help to cool the air, besides that, if you’re afraid of the mosquitoes, you can try installing a net or a screen in your window..

Put a wet towel or a bucket full of water near your bedAnother way to make your room dehydration-proof, simply put a wet towel by your headboard, or fill a bucket with water and leave it by your side of the bed, on the floor. These will help increase the humidity in your bedroom.

Turn the fan in another directionYou should try turning the fan away in another direction if you just can’t sleep without it. This way it won’t be blowing directly at you. You can also try to put it by your window, so it can catch the outside air and help it enter the room.

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