Health and Sleep Disorders
According to Sergio Tufik, coordinator of the Sleep Institute at the Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP), sleep is important for homeostasis which is the stabilization and self regulation of the human body. Sleep deprivation hence affects body functions and even brain function.
The Sleep Institute has been conducting research to find out the relationship between breathing disturbances during sleep and cardiac problems and circulatory problems as well as the relationship between poor sleep and hormonal dysfunction. These studies have been valuable and have provided insight into sleep patterns at a time when people are sleeping a fewer number of hours.
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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