Obstructive Sleep Apnoea: Risk Factors

Genetics may a play a role in obstructive sleep apnoea since it is more common in African-Americans, Asians, and Hispanics than Caucasians. Other risk factors associated with the development of OSA are being overweight, snoring, smoking, and alcohol consumption. Treatment of OSA is meant to improve sleep quality and decrease the risk of more serious disease.
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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.