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Can Soaking in A Hot Tub Help with Insomnia?

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Do you struggle to get to sleep, no matter how tired you are? Do you wake up in the middle of the night and lie awake for hours, anxiously watching the clock? Perhaps you rely on prescription medication to get a decent night’s shut-eye. Whatever the case, if you’re looking for an alternative solution to improve your sleep, and you’re in the market for a hot tub, keep reading! In this article, we prove how a relaxing 20-minute soak in a hot tub before bedtime can help with insomnia.

Sleep-Deprived Canadians

The stats don’t lie! Canadians aren’t getting enough sleep. According to sleep research:

  • 40% of Canadians will experience a sleep disorder during their lifetime, which can lead to serious health risks over time
  • One in three Canadian men are not getting enough sleep, clocking in four-to-six hours each night instead of the recommended seven to eight  
  • 43% of men and 55% of women in the 18 to 64 age group are having trouble going to sleep or staying asleep "sometimes/most of the time/all of the time" 

Are you one of these people? Why not try adding a relaxing hot tub soak to your bedtime routine and see how your sleep improves?

Hot Tub to the Rescue

Here’s an interesting fact: hot tubs are universally recognized as being helpful to a restful sleep. Even the National Sleep Foundation recommends soaking in one before bedtime, as it can lead to a deeper, uninterrupted, and more peaceful sleep.

Why before bedtime?

Your temperature naturally dips at night, starting two hours before sleep and bottoming out at 4 A.M. or 5 A.M., according to a 1997 study conducted by New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center. When you soak in a hot tub, your temperature rises, and the rapid cool-down period immediately afterward relaxes you.

Therefore, if you soak in a hot tub for 20 minutes about two hours before bedtime, you will be able to fall asleep quicker and easier. The next morning you’ll wake up feeling refreshed and energized, ready to take on the day.

Jacuzzi® Hot Tubs in Ontario

Synonymous with luxury, Jacuzzi is the brand that invented the hot tub more than 60 years ago and perfected the many benefits of hydrotherapy. The difference is clear the moment you set eyes on anything in the range. From the groundbreaking design and powerful jets of water to the ergonomically designed seats and revolutionary hydromassage, Jacuzzi is one of the best brands to choose when you are thinking about buying a hot tub.

Are you ready to put your sleepless nights behind you, and experience the amazing health benefits of a Jacuzzi® Hot Tub? If you don’t already own a hot tub, but would like more information, then why not browse our lineup of hot tubs to find one that meets your style, feature, and budget needs. Or stop by your local showroom today. We have eight convenient Ontario locations in Barrie, Burlington, Hamilton, and beyond. No matter your inquiry, our dedicated teams can answer any questions you may have.