Lack of Sleep Can Cause Obesity in Children

child sleepingTeen obesity is now a very big and serious problem and health experts are concerned. The consumption of junk food and other high calorie but low nutritional value foods is to blame and continues to make the problem bigger.

The World Health Organization approximates 1.6 billion adults over 15 years of age are overweight and at least 20 million children under 5 years of age are overweight. Studies have conclusively found that obesity is related to sleep apnoea and snoring, leading to a lack of quality sleep. Lack of sleep increases the risk of obesity.

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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.