Proper Sleep Helps Maintain a Healthy Lifestyle

proper sleepThree new different studies emphasise how proper sleep is critical for the health of human beings. They indicate that adults should get 7-8 hours of sleep a night and that treatment is to be sought if a sleep problem is detected.

The first study identified the link between OSA and mortality in Asians. It was found that the risk of OSA was 2.5 times higher and cardiovascular mortality risk was more than 4 times higher in OSA patients.

Another study in Australia found that people with untreated sleep apnoea had a three times higher risk of car accidents than the general population.

Lastly, the relationship between sleep and self-rated health for Korean adults showed sleep of less than 5 hours and more than 9 hours was associated with ill health.

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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.