Sleep Linked to Chronic Diseases

chronic conditionA study by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention has associated sleep with chronic diseases which include heart disease, diabetes, obesity and anxiety. An evaluation of sleep patterns is recommended for patients with these chronic health conditions. The problems are most common in people who are older than 45 years of age.

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) recommends that every adult should sleep for seven to nine hours of sleep every night. The relationship between the chronic conditions and the shifting sleep durations is seen in episodes of obesity and mental distress. Sleep health should be monitored alongside mental health and body weight.

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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.