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Is it bad to go to sleep with wet hair? If so what are the consequences?

Is it bad  to go to sleep with wet hair? If so what are the consequences?

Large heat loss: A relatively high percentage of your circulation goes to your scalp. Thus a scalp that stays wet from wet hair loses a great deal of heat energy. In a hot environment this is not likely to be a problem. In cold air it is similar to being outdoors in the cold for hours with too little clothing. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Is it safe to have my 2 year old sleep with wet hair at night!

Is it safe to have my 2 year old sleep with wet hair at night!

Wet hair: I would not recommend it. It can cause damage hair, poor hair growth due to risk of bacterial and fungal scalp infections. ...Read more

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Is it ok to sleep when hair is wet?

Is it ok to sleep when hair is wet?

Sleep: Its generally not a good idea, as it may predispose you to get hypothermia rarely or catch a cold perhaps etc. ...Read more

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Why is it bad to sleep with wet hair?

Why is it bad to sleep with wet hair?

No: May b a mess when u awake. This is all i can think about. ...Read more

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Can you get a disease from sleeping with your hair wet? 

Can you get a disease from sleeping with your hair wet? 

Possibly: How wet? Not a food idea. May get a cold or some respiratory infection, perhaps other. Just doesn't feel like a common sense thing to do. Check with grandma, who has a lot of common sense, presuming she is a good person wh has lived many years -:). ...Read more

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Is it bad to go to sleep with wet hair? If so what are the consequences?

Large heat loss: A relatively high percentage of your circulation goes to your scalp. Thus a scalp that stays wet from wet hair loses a great deal of heat energy. In a hot environment this is not likely to be a problem. In cold air it is similar to being outdoors in the cold for hours with too little clothing. ...Read more

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Is it true that sleeping while hair is wet has bad effects ...some even says it could make you crazy?

Is it true that sleeping while hair is wet has bad effects ...some even says it could make you crazy?

No: Sleeping with wet hair would be the last thing on the list of things that make one crazy:) I would put drugs and alcohol above it . Hair may get a little damaged with sleeping while wet but nothing more. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have my 2 year old sleep with wet hair at night!

Wet hair: I would not recommend it. It can cause damage hair, poor hair growth due to risk of bacterial and fungal scalp infections. ...Read more