Child Obesity Causing Jump in Sleep Apnoea Cases, Testing
More Canadian children are suffering from obstructive sleep apnoea due to spiking rates of obesity, according to two Ontario sleep doctors. CHEO is currently leading a national study evaluating treatments for young people suffering from obstructive sleep apnoea. The study recruits children with obesity, as well as obstructive sleep apnoea, and follows them over the first year from the time of diagnosis through their treatment. Researchers are measuring blood sugar control and looking at blood pressure and quality of life.
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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.
The Somnowell mandibular advancement appliance is also recommended by:
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