Regularly Sleeping Too Long May Indicate a Health Problem

no waking upThe benefits of sleep are immense and it is for this reason that the National Sleep Foundation campaigns regularly to emphasize the value of sleep. Sleep experts say that healthy sleep for the human adult is seven to nine hours. Sleep is equally important to exercise and proper diet.

People who consistently sleep for nine or more hours are getting poor quality sleep and will be on their way to illnesses, according to Kristen Knutson, a biomedical anthropologist at the University of Chicago. Disrupted circadian rhythm can lead to compromised immunity and numerous health problems. Further studies indicate that people who slept too much were at high risk of diabetes and coronary heart disease.

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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.