Half the Children Who Snore Have ADHD

laughing childA new study undertaken by the University of Adelaide in Australia has indicated that many of the children that suffer from sleep disorders such as chronic snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea have been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactiviy Disorder (ADHD).

According to Dr Vandana Katyal, an author of the study, about one in ten of Australian children suffer from sleep disorders. Additionally, more than 50 percent of the children suffering from sleep apnoea and chronic snoring have ADHD. Sleep deprivation is a major problem behind ADHD and further studies to better understand it are necessary. The standard treatment for sleep disorders in children is through removal of the adenoids and tonsils.

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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.