Sleep Apnoea Associated With Shorter Leukocyte Telomere Length

Sleep apnoea sufficient to warrant hospitalization is associated with shorter leukocyte telomere length (LTL), a sign of accelerated aging, researchers from Finland report. This finding adds to previous literature in which sleep apnoea has been associated with aging related disorders by increased levels of oxidative stress, systemic inflammation, sympathetic activity, and endothelial dysfunction, showing that sleep apnoea (is also associated) with shorter LTL, a rough estimate of cellular aging.

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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.