Docs: Sleep Apnoea Awareness, Especially Among Elderly is Lacking
Sleep apnoea at any age is a major concern because of the health problems it can lead to, but it’s even more problematic in older adults, who are more likely to have issues with breathing at night, but are less likely to be diagnosed. Sleep disordered breathing affects between 20 percent and 50 percent of older adults, and the prevalence of sleep disorders increases with age -- adults age 70 to 80 are twice as likely to be affected than those around age 40.
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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