Not Enough Oxygen May Hurt Your Heart

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Lack of enough oxygen during sleep as is the case with sleep apnoea can cause health problems. Health problems are prominent in people with untreated sleep apnoea. A study has proven that patients with obstructive sleep apnoea have an elevated risk of heart attack.

Researchers led by Apoor S. Gami, MD, of Midwest Heart Specialists’ Advocate Groups of Illinois sought to identify the risk for heart disease and the effect of low oxygen saturation. Their findings were that patients with moderate sleep apnoea had an increased risk of dying from heart attack. Low oxygen saturation also associated with sleep apnoea increased the risk of a heart attack.

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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.