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I Can't Sleep If My Bedroom Is Hot Or Stuffy

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    It becomes hard to breath.

    I end up kicking my blankets off in the middle of the night.
    Girlinpink0075 Girlinpink0075 18-21, F Jan 15

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    Nope. I cannot sleep with a hot

    and stuffy room. I have to have it chilly in my room. But I want as many blankets as possible for weight and coziness. If I get too warm, I'll stick out a foot or something to regulate my body temperature.
    Philli8807 Philli8807 26-30, F Mar 20, 2014

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    Like right now!!! So hot here in Melbourne.

    Cant sleep at all.. Waiting for you winteeeer! :( Anyone up? :(
    Kaaaaaaaamm Kaaaaaaaamm 22-25, F 6 Responses Mar 10, 2014

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    I prefer a cool bedroom,

    I sleep with the window open when I can, if not, I use as little coverings as I can
    WatchOutItsKyle WatchOutItsKyle 18-21, M Feb 5, 2014

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    Can anyone sleep under these conditions?

    I just imagine some person being like "I love sweating in my sleep and when I can't breathe through my nose uuuuugh it's so perfect!" I don't even like my room being warm. I have to be able to cover up which is kinda weird. I like the room cold so I can cuddle under a blanket...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 15, 2014

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    Ugh I always sleep with my window open.

    Summer, winter, rain or shine I need the fresh air. If I sleep with the window closed I have a headache in the morning:(
    Passionfruit101 Passionfruit101 18-21, F Nov 25, 2014

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    MrIndeedNL MrIndeedNL 13-15, M Mar 9, 2014

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    Fan Please

    I sleep with a fan on in my bedroom 365 days a year. Something about the noise is soothing, but I love the feeling of air moving around me. Now some nights that means that I add extra blankets and pull them up tight. Hahaha
    Openrange Openrange 41-45, M 4 Responses Feb 7, 2013

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    Too Hot In The Room

    If my room is too hot and stuffy I have to turn on my fan and if that don't work I go down stairs and sleep on the couch as I am tonight.
    clnj clnj 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 28, 2012

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    Gaw I'm dying it's humid

    and hot in my room and it's like 1:00 on a school night help!?! 😁😣
    Abbie2001 Abbie2001 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 28, 2014

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    JayS5mooth JayS5mooth 26-30 1 Response Jun 17, 2014

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    I'll toss and turn all night,

    ugh I can already feel the warm seasons approaching along with the coming sleepless nights! D:
    mahnouls mahnouls 16-17 1 Response Apr 8, 2014

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    Too hot tonight. Nakey Wednesdays.

    Sydney summer nights.
    doryx doryx 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    I'm a naturally warm person (at least that's

    what everyone tells me). Because of this, my body doesn't function well in warm temperatures. If it's warm in my room, I won't be able to sleep! I figure "what's the point of having a blanket if I'm already warm?" But I need the blanket because I'm used to sleeping with it, so...
    JustAnotherHuman34 JustAnotherHuman34 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 28, 2014

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    I've always preferred sleeping in a cold/cool

    room. I always have a hard time sleeping in a hot/warm room, but then in the morning when I need to get up out of my warm bed, it's torture #freezing 😬 lol
    SunshineAnderson13 SunshineAnderson13 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 28

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    Light And Breezy

    2 box fans 1 ceiling fan ,air conditioner , 10 pillows , 3 blankets .... Heaven
    cajunlady337 cajunlady337 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 15, 2013

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    Horrible!

    Now, in the winter, no matter how cold it is you can turn on the electric blanket and pile on more blankets and get toasty warm even if you can't afford to use the central heating unit. In summer, ugh, even if you take off all your clothes and sleep on one of those gel mat...
    katnipkitkat katnipkitkat 41-45, F Jul 12, 2012

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    I also hate a hot pillow.

    How many times can u flip it before you are ready to kist go stick it on the freezer for bout 20 min lol
    upnover upnover 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 4, 2013

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    Let the air in, please!

    yes, getting into bed at first can be a bit chilly, but that rapidly dissipates. The difficulty is when it is too cold to have bits hanging out.
    jumpersforgoalposts jumpersforgoalposts 51-55, M Apr 24, 2014

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    This sucks. It's 11:48pm

    and my room is way too hot and stuffy. I just can't get to sleep. I tried watching a tv show to pass the time and make me tired, but I just can't sleep :(
    fairyprincessjess fairyprincessjess 18-21, F 6 Responses Dec 19, 2014

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    Fan Is On 24/7

    Luv the sound of the fan and the cool air tickling my skin
    TreeHuggingHippie000 TreeHuggingHippie000 41-45, F Oct 24, 2013

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    A cold bed. I can't get into bed to sleep

    unless my bed is cold. I snuggle and get off to sleep straight away that way. I can't stand stuffy rooms, that's why I have slatted windows.mi can open them a little to allow air in. I can't sleep with a lot of noise, like snoring. It wakes me from my corpse like slumber. A...
    aoutdouze aoutdouze 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 7, 2013

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    I'm really struggling right

    now lol but I'm serious! 1. I'm a night owl and I'm not really tired, I'm just trying to make myself go to sleep because I have an early rise in the am. 2. I'm sleeping in my mom's room which is hot, the window is open but there's no airflow. We have a guest that's in my room...
    Jo8691 Jo8691 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 5, 2014

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    Good Night's Sleep

    I like my room a little cool, not cold, so I could use a sheet and light quilt for cover. A small amount of humidity, just enough to keep my nose and mouth from becoming dry. I like waking up in a warm room.
    di46205 di46205 51-55, F 5 Responses Sep 15, 2012

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    How Uncomfortable...

    I don't know if this only happens to me, but often times if I go to sleep and my room is really hot and sticky, I will not only be up for most of the night just tossing and turning, but I tend to get semi delirious during the night. It's like the effect of inhaling too much...
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F 1 Response May 1, 2012

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    I find hotels are generally very bad

    for stuffiness. There is a delicate balance to be found between traffic noise and temperature in the big cities.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 10, 2014

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    Sometimes The Power Goes Out....

    ...and that reminds me still need to get a generator....it sucks in the Ark-La-Tex when the power is off in the Summer. Thanks.
    13MrHappy 13MrHappy 51-55, M Jun 26, 2012

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    If there are more than two people in the

    bedroom, you need open the window! Stuffiness affects me quite a lot! Hot rooms are soon stuffy rooms.
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F Sep 24, 2014

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    Definitely not!!! Even in the winter I have

    fans on. I love to be cuddled in blankets :)
    kaye23e kaye23e 22-25, F Mar 8, 2014

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    I sleep with my windows open (at least

    partially open) in the winter. What does that say?
    TKD1 TKD1 46-50, F 3 Responses Dec 28, 2013

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    bolt0 bolt0 22-25, M Dec 7, 2013

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    It's To Hot..

    If it is to hot and stuffy, I can forget about sleeping.  I have a window cracked to full open almost year round.  Even in winter my house is not above about 63-65 degrees.  I can't sleep unless the room is cool, below 65 degrees. I like the room cool and snuggle under my...
    auggie1971 auggie1971 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 18, 2012

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