Alcohol Disrupts Body’s Sleep Regulator

alcoholAccording to research findings published in the journal Alcohol, sleep homeostasis, the brain’s built-in mechanism to regulate sleepiness and wakefulness, is affected by alcohol intake. Researchers from the University Of Missouri School Of Medicine have studied the relationship between sleep and alcohol over the last five years.

Alcohol will in fact promote sleep by altering the circadian rhythm. Dr. Pradeep Sahota, chair of MU School of Medicine's Department of Neurology and co-author of the study, says that alcohol should never be used as a sleep aid. Alcohol disrupts sleep and diminishes the quality of sleep. Alcohol withdrawal leads to long periods of wakefulness and insomnia.

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Somnowell Inventor - Visiting Professor Simon Ash FDS MSc MOrth BDS

Prof. Ash is the inventor of the highly successful SOMNOWELL Chrome device for snoring and sleep apnoea.

The Somnowell Chrome is made to exacting standards in the Somnowell laboratory under the supervision of Visiting Professor Simon Ash. Prof. Ash and his master technicians create each Somnowell Chrome device using their wealth of experience and expertise.

Prof. Ash works at the forefront of his profession. He is a Consultant and Specialist Orthodontist with over 30 years clinical experience, with a special interest in sleep related breathing disorders, TMJD, and bruxism. He currently works in Harley Street London and two private hospitals in London as part of a multi-disciplinary team managing snoring and sleep apnoea, and is Visiting Professor of Orthodontics at the BPP University.