Vitafoam Nigeria Plc, Nigeria’s leading manufacturer of flexible, reconstituted and rigid foam products, has reiterated its commitment towards the health sector by providing quality innovative products that would enhance the well being of Nigerians.
The Commercial Director, Mr. Sola Owoade, stated this during the commemoration of 2019 World Sleep Day to sensitize Nigerians on the health benefits of quality sleep just as it reiterated the company’s commitment to production of innovative products that guarantee healthy sleep for Nigerians.
According to him, having good quality sleep is a major priority for Vitafoam which necessitated the array of quality products that support quality sleep and rest.
Owoade quoted from Dr. Erik St Louis of Mayo Centre for Sleep Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota saying “for most adult, getting 7 to 8 hours of sleep tonight might be the most important thing you can do to improve your future physical and mental health.
“Children need even more sleep for optimal learning and play. Recent research shows the importance of adequate amounts of sleep for brain health, since during sleep, the brain washes away toxins that can potentially damage the aging brain that accumulate during the day while we’re awake. Sleep also keeps the brain working at their best, especially when learning and remembering new things from earlier in the day”. , he said
Corroborating Owoade, a Consultant on Mental Health and Sleep Physician from Toronto University with the Federal Neuro Psychiatric Hospital, Yaba.Dr Adeoye Adefemi, urged Nigerians to strive to get adequate sleep daily by ensuring that the duration, continuity and depth of their sleep should be at a minimum of eight hours.
According to him, quality sleep help restoration of body functioning, boost immunity and helps in conservation of energy.
“Sleep should be deep enough to be restorative. And when you wake up, you should feel well -rested. Quality sleep plays critical role in learning and memory. It helps to identify what is essential and aid retentive memory. “, said Adedefemi
Speaking further, Dr. Adefemi who noted that one should exercise regularly advised that in preparing for a good sleep, one should avoid caffeine six hours before going to them.
One of Vitafoam’s top customers, Mr Tunde Jones commended the company for its innovative products and appreciated the advice he got recently from one of its Comfort Centers. According to him, this led to decision to buy more of the company’s products.