Poor Sleep Quality Increases Inflammation, Community Study Finds

sleeping manResearchers have undertaken a study and have found that people who fail to get enough sleep or have poor sleep quality have very high levels of inflammation. High levels of inflammation are a risk factor for stroke and heart disease.

For the study, the researchers surveyed 525 middle aged people and evaluated their sleep duration and sleep quality. The C-reactive protein was identified and the researchers showed that the protein is a marker of inflammation and heart disease risk. The C-reactive protein is elevated in sleep deprived individuals. They noted that acute sleep deprivation increased production of inflammatory hormones and caused changes in blood vessel functions.  

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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.