Snoring, Mouth-Breathing Tots More Likely to Develop Behavioral Problems

baby sleepingSnoring is a sleeping problem associated with a number of health problems such as heart disease, obesity and obstructive sleep apnoea. A new study has also found that snoring leads to mental health problems for young children.

The study was undertaken at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in The Bronx, New York City to study the impact of sleep-disordered breathing on kids' behaviour. Eleven thousand children were studied over a six year period. Sleep disordered breathing was found to peak between 6 month and 18 months. It was concluded that children with sleep disordered breathing developed behavioral problems compared with kids who breathe normally during sleep.

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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.