Interrupted Sleep? You May Have Sleep Apnoea

sleeping in the daySleep apnoea is a dangerous medical condition that can affect millions of people worldwide. This medical condition occurs when a person's breathing is interrupted during sleep. People with untreated sleep apnoea stop breathing repeatedly during their sleep, sometimes hundreds of times during the night. An article from highlights some symptoms which suggest that you may have sleep apnoea.

Sleep apnoea symptoms to watch out for:

  • Choking or gasping while sleeping

  • Pauses in breathing

  • Morning headaches

  • Excessive daytime sleepiness

  • Insomnia due to difficulty staying asleep

  • Waking up with a dry mouth or sore throat

  • Frequent need to urinate during the night

  • Trouble concentrating

  • Memory or learning problems

  • Moodiness, irritability or depression

Risk factors associated with sleep apnoea:

  • Family history

  • Being overweight

  • Smokers

  • Individuals with large necks

  • High blood pressure

  • Being male

Treatment for sleep apnoea:

  • CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure)

  • Mandibular device

  • Surgery

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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.