Sleep’s Role in Obesity, Schizophrenia, Diabetes…Everything

obesotyResearch findings are continually recognizing the role of sleep in the different aspects of human health. Sleep is involved in the regulation of metabolic processes and even mental health. Sleep helps consolidate memory and will affect learning processes.

Sleep has been linked to psychiatric disorders such as depression and schizophrenia. People with depression have a four times greater risk of suffering sleep apnoea and people with sleep apnoea have five time higher risk of depression. Sleep deprivation in people with bipolar disorder leads to maniac conditions. The treatment of sleep apnoea reduces the symptoms and severity of depression, bipolar disorder and even ADHD in children.

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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.