Relationship Between Sleep Apnoea and Thyroid Function
Sleep apnoea is sometimes associated with hypothyroidism, but the significance of thyroid function screening in sleep apnoea patients has been controversial. A recent study investigated the relationship between thyroid function and sleep apnoea in subjects who were suspected to have sleep apnoea. Results suggest that the mean apnoea duration and TSH/FT3 may be helpful in understanding reciprocity between the two disease states, and for evaluating the validity of thyroid function tests in patients with sleep apnoea.
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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.
The Somnowell mandibular advancement appliance is also recommended by:
- Sleep Centres
- ENT Surgeons, Sleep Physicians, Respiratory, Physicians
- Orthodontists, Dentists
- General Medical Practitioners