Dangers of Sleep Apnoea on Your Heart Health
A recent study, published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, sheds light on the increased risk of sudden cardiac death due to obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA). This study followed nearly 11,000 patients over an average of five years. During the study period, 142 patients experienced sudden cardiac death. Independent risk factors for sudden cardiac death included being over 60-years-old, experiencing 20 or more apnoea episodes per hour of sleep, and an oxygen saturation less than 78 percent during sleep.
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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:
- Sleep Centres
- ENT Surgeons, Sleep Physicians, Respiratory, Physicians
- Orthodontists, Dentists
- General Medical Practitioners