Company: Instasleep

Headquarters: Brooklyn, New York

Founding Team: Dr Robert Lee,

Why we like it: According to statistics, one in three Americans don’t get enough sleep. You might ask in our busy life what even is sleep, let alone enough sleep? In fact it is a necessary seven hours or more a day that takes us away from the concerns of our lives and lets our dreams flourish. Now it actually sounds pretty important. However, these poor statistics aren’t limited just to the US, this ratio is shared across, Canada, Ireland and the United Kingdom, among other countries.

So if life is tying you down a little too much, it might be a good idea to consider functioning methods to walk you along the right track… well let’s say lie you still on the right path.

Instasleep is a drug-free sleep aid formulated by physicians. It contains a unique combination of 5-HTP, GABA and Melatonin. While it may sound strange, this is no nasty tasting concoction. It’s simply a non-addictive, quick-dissolving Mint Melt that pops into your mouth and does the trick.

These acids and herbal supplements work together to naturally enhance sleep. 5-HTP promotes calm and deep sleep, GABA helps with relaxation and melatonin helps signal your body and mind to actually fall asleep.

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Going back to our trusty statistics for sleep time in the US, the mining industry shows to be one of the most affected industries with 41.6 per cent of workers getting insufficient sleep. In other industries the facts show that this includes 38 per cent of utility workers, 32 per cent of healthcare and social assistance workers and 30.3 per cent of retail workers. While some of these workers might truly be running low on time, at the very least they should have effective and quality sleep to get up and running the next day.

There’s always methods to train your body to get efficient sleep -a dark room, consistent schedules, regular exposure to sunlight, regular exercise and relaxing activities prior to sleeping, but if you’re not dedicating the time to these strategies, a helping hand might do the trick instead.


Jacinta Spies