Sleep Apnoea May Contribute to Cognitive Dysfunction in MS

memoryA recent study published in the journal SLEEP indicates that obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is linked to cognitive dysfunction in patients with multiple sclerosis.

The study of 38 multiple sclerosis patients involved sleep apnoea assessment as well as tests for memory, mental processing power, and attention.

Poor sleep was associated with attention problems and memory challenges, especially working memory and memory for words and images. OSA severity was linked to an 11 to 23 percent variation on cognitive test performance.

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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.