Lack of sleep is the biggest killer on monotonous roads

If you think that losing sleep cannot harm you, you may be wrong. The recent clinical practice guidelines on sleep apnoea, sleepiness, and driving risk for non-commercial drivers were released by the American Thoracic Society.

The guidelines say that obstructive sleep apnoea may be responsible for up to 20 percent of crashes happening on monotonous roads. Thus experts now aim to provide healthcare practitioners with a framework for the assessment and management of sleepy driving in the evaluation of OSA.

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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.