Sleep Apnoea Study Uncovers More Hidden Dangers for Women

smiling womanA study recently undertaken at the UCLA School of Nursing has revealed more health risks in women who have obstructive sleep apnoea. OSA in women is often missed and difficult to diagnose because symptoms are not pronounced.

According to Paul Macey, the lead author for the study, OSA in women can have deadly results. Their findings are that obstructive sleep apnoea affects the autonomic responses of the body such as heart rate, blood pressure, and sweating. As a result, the responses are weaker and affect the health of people with OSA especially women. Women with OSA are therefore more likely to suffer from heart conditions and heart attacks.

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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.