How Sleep and Hormones Affect Cancer Risk

male human anatomySleep is a very important component of human health and well being. The loss of sleep has a direct effect on the immune system and may lead to the increased risk of cancer. Lack of sleep will lead to hormonal imbalance.

Research undertaken at the University of Texas has shown a strong correlation between sleep apnoea and deaths associated with cancer. It was found that approximately 30 percent of patients reporting cancer-related fatigue were diagnosed with sleep apnoea and 60 percent were diagnosed with insomnia. Melatonin and cortisol are two of the most important hormones in preventing cancer.

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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.