Recognizing the Prevalence of Sleep-Disordered Breathing in the Hispanic Community

Hispanic/Latino populations have a high prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors and may be at risk for sleep-disordered breathing (SDB). A recent cross-sectional analysis from the baseline examination of the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL) was published. The study shows a high prevalence of SDB and related symptoms across Hispanic/Latino population. In this population at high risk for cardiometabolic morbidity, this study also shows a significant association of SDB with diabetes and hypertension independent of obesity.

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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.