French novelist Jules Verne remarked: ‘Though sleep is called our best friend, it is a friend who often keeps us waiting.’
And when there’s a global pandemic, people have to wait longer than usual.
According to a recent survey by market research company Ipsos MORI and King’s College London, more than half the UK has struggled with shut-eye during lockdown, with stress a key factor in ruining the nation’s slumber.
And this could have major implications, with NHS England reporting that ‘regular poor sleep puts you at risk of serious medical conditions, including obesity, heart disease and diabetes’.
It also shortens life expectancy. The good news, however, is that tech can offer solutions…
Most sleep technology can be divided into one of three categories: devices that can help you nod off, track your sleep or wake you up. Many boast multiple functionality.
Simply put, sleep