Sleep Studies Reveal that 1 in 3 People Diagnosed with Down Syndrome have Sleep Apnoea

sleep walkingThe biggest study to date has been undertaken by a team of researchers in Edinburgh to investigate the prevalence of sleep disordered breathing in people with Down's syndrome. Sleep problems are common in the general population and people suffer from snoring, sleep apnoea and even sleep walking.

Previous research on sleep disorders in the general population have not touched on the people who suffer from Down’s syndrome. The study has now found out that 1 in every 3 people who suffer from Down’s syndrome have moderate to severe sleep apnoea. These people are not receiving treatment or any information about sleep apnoea and how to manage the problem.

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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.