Sleep Apnoea Common among Stroke-Related Brainstem Injuries

People whose brainstems are affected by a stroke have a significantly higher prevalence of sleep apnoea than those who have stroke-related injury elsewhere in the brain, according to University of Michigan Health System research presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2014. This is the largest population-based study to address the issue of the location of the brain injury and its relationship to sleep apnoea in post-stroke patients.

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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.