Risk for Serious Sleep Breathing Disorder is High in Quadriplegics
It is said that sleep apnoea and other serious sleep breathing disorders are prevalent in quadriplegics or those in people with paralysis resulting from spinal cord injuries. These sleep problems include central sleep apnoea, a serious condition in which patients' breathing stops periodically during sleep due to faulty signals from the brain. The findings of a recent study suggest that patients who are paralysed from the neck down — or quadriplegics — have a heightened risk of central 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.
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