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It is well known that good sleep, especially REM sleep helps embed information in our memories. Pixabay

Today’s mattress market is more diversified and the options are more than you can imagine. From memory foam mattresses to mattresses in a box, Ayurvedic mattresses, and maternity mattresses you can take your pick. The market is growing at a fast pace, and for good reason too: consumers understand great mattress means a good night’s sleep and no morning blues.

Ankit Gaur, DGM – Marketing & Sales, Livpure Sleep shares the top trends currently dominating the mattress market:

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Naturopathy offers safe and effective alternatives to deal with neck pain without falling prey to the side-effects of pharmaceutical drugs. Pexels

Pain in the neck happens to be the fourth leading cause of disability globally, lagging behind ischemic heart disease, cerebrovascular disease, and lower respiratory infection. Neck pain can interfere with daily life, including the ability to feel productive, sleep, and enjoy time with family. It is a common occurrence among the working population usually engaged in tech jobs or desk jobs.

Srikanth H.S, Sr. Naturopath, Jindal Naturecure Institute, points out that there are several factors that can result in neck pain like stress, poor posture, obesity, muscle inflammation, arthritis, and injuries.

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9 out of 10 are experiencing real health problems. Pixabay

According to a recent survey, workers are sitting 20 percent more than they did pre-pandemic, 9 out of 10 are experiencing real health problems, and the number of workers sitting for more than 8 hours a day has increased nearly 90 percent.

The survey was conducted by Herman Miller. Of the 1,000 office workers (who are working from home) surveyed, nearly 90 percent of them reported experiencing pain or ailments such as a stiff neck (39.4 percent), back pain (53.13 percent), difficulty sleeping (44.28 percent), sore arms (34.53 percent), sore legs (33.83 percent), and headaches or eye strain (27.26 percent) since the beginning of the pandemic.

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70 per cent rise in the number of patients coming with back, knee and joint pains. Pixabay

The lockdown induced by the Covid pandemic had brought life to a standstill. With movement restricted, the work-from-home culture took root and people were unwillingly forced to follow a sedentary lifestyle. However, the impact of all this has started to come out in the form of escalated issues of the knee and joint pains, while the winter has amplified such issues.

The Indian Spinal Injuries Centre (ISIC), set up by the Central government as a tertiary care hospital for spinal issues, said that it has witnessed a rise of 70 percent of patients coming with autoimmune disorders like arthritis and new patients of knee, neck, back and joints pain amid the pandemic.

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