Daytime Sleepiness in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnoea and Severe Obesity: Prevalence, Predictors, and Therapy

A study aimed at determining the prevalence and predictors of excessive daytime sleepiness in patients with severe obesity and obstructive sleep apnoea. Approximately 245 obese OSA patients were recruited for the study. Obese patients with OSA and excessive daytime sleepiness are characterized by younger age, longer total sleep time, obstructive apnoea, and oxygen desaturation.

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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.