Sleep Apnoea Increases Risk of Pneumonia, says new study

sick womanA study published in the Canadian medical journal indicates that the occurrence of sleep disorders can lead to problems associated with the lungs. The risk for infection is greater. The study worked with 34,100 people who had healthy lungs and 6,815 among them were diagnosed with sleep apnoea. All these subjects were studied over a period of eleven years.

From the results of the study, 9.36 percent of those who suffered from sleep apnoea were admitted for pneumonia compared to 7.7 percent who developed the lung disease from the group that did not have sleep apnoea. The conclusion was that sleep apnoea was an independent predictor of 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.