Prevalence and Associated Factors of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea in Patients with Resistant Hypertension

Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) syndromes are strongly associated with resistant hypertension, although this has not been systematically examined. A recent study investigates the prevalence of OSA and its associated factors in a large cohort of resistant hypertensive patients. A cross-sectional analysis with 422 resistant hypertensive patients submitted to a full-night polysomnography. The results showed that resistant hypertensive patients had a very high prevalence of OSA, and patients with moderate/severe OSA had an adverse ambulatory BP profile.

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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.