Somnox is Making a Difference: Research Shows Results

by | Jul 1, 2022

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Since we launched Somnox, we’ve been dedicated to gathering feedback to see how it has improved people’s sleep. Recently, we sent out an Impact Survey to hear first-hand from our Dutch customers why they value Somnox and how they are interacting with it.

And the results are in! Our sleep companion is making a huge impact, with users reporting more relaxation and better sleep. But we discovered sleep is not the only thing people use Somnox for—people are using Somnox in creative ways.

Read on to learn more about how Somnox is changing lives and what it can do for you! 


How is Somnox helping?

We’re happy to report that Somnox is helping the vast majority of users with at least one aspect of their wellness. The results of our survey are based on the voluntary responses of 483 current Dutch Somnox users. Of this group, 48% have a Somnox 2, and 52% a Somnox 1.

Of Somnox 2 respondents, 94% reported that Somnox helps them sleep better (85% for non-daily users), 85% said Somnox helps them reduce stress, and 71% say they feel more energetic. Wow!


What does Somnox help with?

Sleep issues among Somnox run the gamut. Some people have trouble falling asleep, while others wake up in the middle of the night and can’t get back to sleep. Others wake up too early. Others just want to relax during the day to help manage their stress levels.

On average, respondents report that their Somnox helps with the following things:

  • 70% – helps them relax
  • 56% – fall asleep faster
  • 49% – help fall back asleep in the middle of the night
  • 25% – helps them sleep through the night


How attached are users to their Somnox?

In our survey, we asked users how they would feel if they could no longer use their Somnox. Of users, 80% said they would be disappointed if they could no longer use Somnox. This effect was strongest in the 65+ group.


How often are people using Somnox?

Of all active Somnox 2 users, 78% indicate they use the Somnox daily, while about 20% reported they used the product once a week or so. Older users were more likely to use their Somnox daily or even multiple times a day. 

We believe that increased usage in older adults is most likely due to the fact that older people wake up more often during the middle of the night.


When are people using Somnox?

Somnox is a sleep companion that is predominantly used in bed before sleep as well as during the night. When asked what part of the day people are using Somnox, more than 93% said they use Somnox in bed before sleep. Interestingly, 64% say they use their Somnox in the middle of the night as well.

For people under 50, especially among the 18-24 group, we saw relatively more use during the afternoon and evening. This could be because mindfulness practices, such as breathing exercises, are more popular with younger people. 

Some of our customers have mentioned using Somnox during the day for breathing to manage stress and anxiety. We think this is a great idea, and we are glad to hear people are using Somnox in creative ways!


What feedback are we receiving from customers?

We are receiving very positive feedback from many of our users and are so happy to hear their comments. 

Here’s what Somnox users are saying:

“So glad you came up with the Somnox!”

“Very nice product! It’s also good for relaxation exercises.”

“I am very happy with Somnox. Awesome invention and product for everyone, everywhere, all day long.”


Who is using Somnox?

We noticed some important differences between age and gender. 

We discovered that 79% of Somnox users are women. This makes sense because women are twice as likely to experience insomnia. Hormonal changes throughout a woman’s life—such as during pregnancy, menopause, or PMS—can cause sleep problems. 

And while gender roles are changing, women are also more likely to have an overlapping caregiver and work duties, which results in less time to unwind and sleep.

In terms of age, we found out that 65% of our users are over 50.  This is again in line with sleep statistics. As we age, our sleep patterns change—we sleep less overall and have more trouble falling and staying asleep.


What do people like about the Somnox app?

On the Somnox app, a couple of things that users can adjust are breathing intensity and breathing ratio (out-breath to in-breath). Breathing intensity was the most valued feature, with breathing ratio being the second most valued feature.

Somnox Sense, which is a feature that allows the Somnox to sync its breathing with yours, is the third most valued feature of the app.

Our older users love the starting rate and intensity features, while younger users value Somnox Sense and music options.


Impact results summary

From the results of our survey, we are thrilled to see an overwhelmingly positive response to Somnox. People are using it to help them get a better night’s sleep, feel more energetic, feel more relaxed, and reduce stress levels.

We love to hear that Somnox is making such a positive impact, helping our customers to lead healthier, happier lives.

If you’re curious about how Somnox might help you achieve better sleep or just want to give it a try for yourself, order your very own Somnox today. We offer a risk-free 30-day trial, so you can see for yourself how this little companion can make a big difference in your life.

Try Somnox for 30 days.



Somnox Impact Survey (2022)

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Muller, A. (2018, October 2). Why Women Are Twice As Likely To Have Insomnia Than Men. Michigan Health.,and%20stay%20asleep%20%E2%80%94%20as%20men

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