Sleep Disorders Costing Us Billions, National Study Reveals
Studies indicate that sleep disorders cost the Australian economy an estimated 1.2 billion dollars an year. The cost has been broken down to $66 million in healthcare costs, $133 million for the medical conditions associated with accidents brought about by sleep loss, and approximately $1 billion in non-medical costs and loss of productivity.
It is further postulated that there is a very large non-financial cost that is caused by untreated sleep disorders. Sleep disorders have continually been ignored in the planning for preventive health strategies. Examples of sleep disorders are sleep apnoea and insomnia.
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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.
The Somnowell mandibular advancement appliance is also recommended by:
- Sleep Centres
- ENT Surgeons, Sleep Physicians, Respiratory, Physicians
- Orthodontists, Dentists
- General Medical Practitioners