Key link between epilepsy and obstructive sleep apnoea found by doctors

Obstructive apnoea has many serious medical consequences such as hypertension, diabetes and heart disease. For this reason the condition needs to be diagnosed and treated as soon as possible.

Recently, a study by Australian doctors has found a new link between epilepsy and obstructive sleep apnoea. In this study, patients with epilepsy may have an increased incidence of sleep-disordered breathing, making them at risk of having sleep apnoea.

Thuerefore patients experiencing seizures need to be diagnosed if they show signs of sleep apnoea.

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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.