New Tool Can Diagnose Sleep Apnoea While Patient is Awake

Sleep apnoea is a medical condition wherein there is cessation of respiration and reduced breathing during sleep. Recently, Australian researchers have claimed that they can diagnose obstructive sleep apnoea while the patient is awake. Researchers at Curtin University have created a computer simulation program to analyze breathing airflow in the throat. The program creates a 3D model of a patient’s throat. According to researchers, this study suggests that OSA or obstructive sleep apnoea could be identified, even when the individual concerned is awake and breathing normally.

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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.