Beat those dreaded, debilitating night sweats!
“I go to sleep only to wake up a couple of hours later hot and clammy. Needing to cool off, I throw the duvet off, only to feel cold, so grab the duvet again in the hope of settling down and drifting off. It’s a matter of an hour and the whole hot/cold cycle repeats itself and I wake up in the morning feeling exhausted and quite frankly, a bit desperate. I long for a decent night’s sleep.”
Sounds familiar? Night sweats are probably the number one cause of disrupted sleep and can bother all sorts of people at different stages of their lives.
Some women may never have problems until they go through the menopause during which severe night sweats can result in discomfort and exhausting restlessness. Synthetic filled and feather/down duvets can only serve to make this problem worse. While wool duvets will not stop the physical process of the menopause, they will greatly reduce the symptoms, allowing you a markedly improved night’s sleep. As one of our customers recently said:
It never occurred to me that wool could be the answer to my sleeping difficulties. Severe disability means I can’t turn naturally when asleep. Add to this my body’s thermostat going haywire and perspiration soaked bedding became the norm – several times a night; so when I read about Southdown wool duvets regulating body temperature, I thought I’d give it a whirl.
The duvet exceeded my expectations. It’s warm, cosy, light yet cool when the weather is warm. No wonder I sent for a Southdown wool mattress cover and pillow. I’m astonished how well they suit me. Not only am I perspiration free at night I’m also sleeping much, much better. I’m so grateful I discovered Southdown Duvets and only wish I’d known about them sooner. Thanks for all your help Jessica. Cindy. Cornwall.
This is how it works: Wool wicks moisture away from your body from where it just evaporates through the duvet. Wool has the ability to absorb up to 30% of its own weight in moisture so it works all night long – doing what it does best, keeping you warm but dry. Clever sheep.
Feathers and down cannot wick moisture in this way – these fibres evolved to repel moisture away from them (ducks rely on the waterproofing that their feathers provide otherwise they would go down like the Titanic) so under feathers your sweat gets trapped between you and the duvet. That’s what wakes you in a hot and clammy state of discomfort.
Synthetic duvet filling are only likely to worsen the symptoms of night sweats. Many of our customers say that sleeping under a wool duvet for the first time is a revelation. Others take a little while before they begin to feel the benefits but the consensus is unanimous – there is no going back to other bedding. We send our duvets out in nice carrier bags and increasingly our customers are using these bags as they travel with their duvets, no longer prepared to sleep under anything else. Call us if you want to chat more about this – we spend a lot of time talking to customers, it is part of the personal service and we will do everything in our power to resolve sleep issues and improve the quality of your rest.
Call Jessica on 01404 861117 to discuss your specific needs and visit www.southdownduvets.com for our full product range.
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