Severity of Sleep Apnoea Impacts Risk of Resistant High Blood Pressure

medicineA recent study indicates the presence of the link between severe untreated obstructive sleep apnoea and the risk of high blood pressure despite the use of antihypertensives. The study further reported that the risk of resistant high blood pressure was four times greater in patients with severe untreated OSA even after adjusting for body mass index, diabetes mellitus, and cardiovascular disease.

OSA contributes to the poor control of high blood pressure despite the aggressive use of medication. It then means that high blood pressure that is resistant to treatment with medications is a strong warning sign for the presence of OSA which is a chronic disease that increases the risk of stroke and 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.