Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Syndrome and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: The Importance of Obesity and Gender

A study aimed at evaluating the prevalence of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in patients with OSAS and primary snoring has found that the prevalence of GERD was higher in those with primary snoring and OSAS compared to the general population. Gender (especially females), obesity, and sleepiness were related to the prevalence of GERD in OSAS patients.

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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.