Calling Obesity a Disease May Make It Easier To Get Help

Is obesity a disease? Experts are now considering it as one because of the numerous medical complications it can bring about. If obesity is classified as a disease, it may be easier for people with this disorder to get help using insurance. Under the Affordable Care Act, more insurance plans are expected to start covering the cost of obesity treatments, including counselling on a healthy diet and exercise as well as medications and surgery. These are treatments that most insurance companies don't cover now. This move is a response to the increasing number of health advocates and medical groups that say obesity should be classified as a disease.

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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.