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A Good Night’s Sleep Isn’t a Luxury

Quality sleep is at least as important to health as a healthy diet and regular exercise. In fact, it affects how you look, feel, and perform on a daily bases and can have an immense impact on your long-term health. While you sleep, your brain and body work together to rest and recharge your body and mind. Sleep refreshes your brain, boost your immune system, and repairs damaged cells. It also affects how you think, work, learn, react, interact, perform, and feel throughout the day. Indeed, many companies have discovered this to their cost, as studies have shown that the vast majority of absenteeism cases are due to lack of sleep and back-related problems.

How sleep related problems affect work

In the US alone, the average worker loses 11.3 working days or $2,280 (£1,700) of productivity per year due to sleep-deprived on, according to a 2011 report by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. It calculates that this adds up to an annual loss of $63.2bn for the US economy. These are significant losses to individuals, corporations, and, last but not least, to the country as a whole. The same situation applies to the UK as well.  
In fact, the impact of sleep deprivation on employee performance is so dramatic that some companies have even started to give their employees bonuses for getting more than 7 hours sleep a night.       
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It pays to get a good night's sleep

For staff at insurance group Aetna, it pays to get a good night’s sleep. Specifically, $300 (£225) a year. Such is the US firm’s concern about the impact of sleep deprivation on employee performance that it encourages its workers to sign up to a scheme that rewards them for getting at least seven hours of shut-eye per night. Aetna staff that participate can earn $25 for every 20 nights in which they sleep seven hours or more, up to a limit of $300 every 12 months. You can read the full article here 

Lasting relief and improved quality of sleep

This is why the OROMed Advanced Sleep System is such a cost-effective long-term investment. If you’re experiencing pain in your  back or shoulders, it will provide lasting relief. If you’re not, the improvement in your sleep quality will manifest itself in all areas of your life. You’ll be more focused and alert at work. You’ll have more energy to enjoy your leisure time. You’ll find yourself adopting a more positive outlook on everything. It’s hard to imagine an area of your life that better sleep won’t improve! It’s impossible to overstate the benefits of regular, quality sleep. It’s one of the primary factors determining your overall level of health and well-being.