Britain’s Biggest Snorers

Exciting news! The Somnowell device will be featured in a new 90-minute TV documentary that airs on Channel 5 on January 6th at 9 pm. The working title is “Britain’s Biggest Snorers,” and takes a humorous look at the phenomenon of snoring across the UK, says Firecracker Films, the production company. The Somnowell device will

Sleep Apnoea Linked to Speedier Memory Loss

Sleep apnoea is closely linked to snoring due to the restriction of the airways. Sleep apnoea is chielfly the inability to breathe during sleep and affects 53 percent of men and 26 percent of women. Key takeaways: ·    A study has showed that sleep apnoea patients are diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment more than a

Choose the Best Teeth Whitener

There are ways through which you can turn your stained and yellowish teeth to dazzling white. You can whiten your teeth by: a)      Paying a visit to your dentist who will make use of a strong whitener to clean your teeth. b)      Take home treatments that will be used over a period of 2 to

Poor Sleep Quality Linked to Cognitive Decline in Older Men

A study of 2,822 community-dwelling older men in six clinical centres across the U.S. has identified a link between poor sleep quality and the decline in cognitive ability over a three to four year period. It is the quality of sleep and not the quantity of sleep that causes cognitive decline.

Weekly blog summary (10/01/2014 to 17/1/2013)

All Snorers Want to Do is Find Out How to Stop Dr Kathleen Yaremchuk and Dr Michael Friedman were among many participants at the American Academy of Otolaryngology annual meeting at the Vancouver Convention Centre. The two researchers have worked extensively on snoring and other sleep problems.

Study Finds link Between Sleep Apnoea, TMD

A study has shown sufficient evidence that sleep apnoea is associated with temporomandibular disorder (TMD). A group of researchers at the Chapel Hill School of Dentistry of the University of North Carolina alongside colleagues from three other universities wanted to find out the link between sleep apnoea and TMD. They reported that an individual with

The Hows and Whys of Bruxism Guards

Bruxism affects up to 10% of the population and can lead to significant damage of the teeth and disorders of the jaw. Bruxism typically involves clenching of the jaw and grinding of the teeth during sleep. The symptoms include sensitive and damaged teeth, tender and sore muscles in the jaw and face, plus headaches and tinnitus.