Sleep Issues Can Emerge During Menopause

menopauseWomen going through the menopausal transition period experience many issues concerned with sleep. There are many reasons why women in mid life will have numerous sleep problems. It is estimated that 61% of menopausal women have reported having insomnia. Some of the problems affecting sleep are hot flashes, depression, snoring, anxiety, and sleep apnoea.

Menopausal women will not only have problem with sleep quantity but will have problems with sleep quality as well. The reason behind the sleep problem is the decreasing melatonin levels. A study undertaken in Finland on melatonin levels showed that melatonin levels decreased with age and is affected by menopausal changes.

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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.