Social media has been buzzing with surprise over a unique way to earn money—through snoring! In the United Kingdom, a law has caught everyone’s attention, allowing people to receive weekly payments for snoring.
This trend started when people learned that Brits who snore can claim benefits from the Department for Work and Pensions.
These benefits are provided for a ‘hidden health condition’ under the Personal Independence Payment (PIP) program.
These benefits are usually given to people with long-term medical conditions or disabilities, whether they are physical or mental.
Reports suggest that individuals with sleep apnea, a condition related to snoring, could receive up to £156 per week (around R3,937).
The interesting part is that anyone can qualify for these payments, regardless of whether they already receive other benefits or have a job.
It might sound surprising that people can get paid around R4,000 per week just for snoring, thanks to the Department for Work and Pensions’ ‘hidden health condition’ benefits.
But it’s not just snoring that’s covered.
However, other hidden health conditions which are eligible for the weekly PIP payments include:
- Hearing loss
Interestingly, snoring has often been linked to obesity. Notably, over two million individuals claim support for sleep apnea, which is also known as snoring.