Sleeping Too Little – or Too Much – Associated with Heart Disease, Diabetes, Obesity

oversleepingA recent study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has established a link between little sleep and excessive sleep to chronic diseases in people of 45 years of age and above. Some of the chronic health conditions are obesity, diabetes, heart disease and anxiety. These problems are seen alongside the common sleep problems such as snoring, sleep apnoea and insomnia.

According to Dr. Badr, president of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), adults should strive to sleep for 7-9 hours every night to benefit from sleep. He further recommends that people suffering from any of the chronic health conditions go to see a medical practitioner who can evaluate their sleep patterns.

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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.