Severe Sleep Apnoea may Bring Greater Risk of Death for Some

The risk of death is quite high for people who suffer from obstructive sleep apnoea. The risk is higher among middle aged men and senior citizens. Sleep apnoea may go untreated for long periods of time and this brings about numerous health conditions. Studies have proven that obstructive sleep apnoea causes cardiovascular disease, obesity and host of other diseases.

A study undertaken over a period of 15 years indicated that 1,047 out 6,441 people had died after an average of eight years. After the adjustment of factors such as race, BMI age and smoking, it was indicated that men between 40 to 70 years suffering severe sleep apnoea had a one and half time higher risk of death.

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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.