Dangers of Sleep Apnoea in Women

woman sleepingSleep apnoea is a disorder normally associated with men. However, a study has revealed that one woman suffers from sleep apnoea for every two to three men who suffer from sleep apnoea.

The major challenge in women suffering from sleep apnoea is that the disorder can go unnoticed for very long because the symptoms are very subtle. The consequences are that sleep apnoea poses a greater danger to the health of the woman.

Untreated sleep apnoea will cause an increase in the risk for high blood pressure, stroke, heart attacks and diabetes. Studies indicate that people who get poor quality sleep are more prone to certain cancers such as breast cancer.

Read the full story here:

http://abc30.com/health/dangers-of-sleep-apnoea-in-women/508823/

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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.