Stroke That Affects Brainstem May Raise Risk of Sleep Apnoea

People who have had a stroke that affects the brainstem may be more likely to experience sleep apnoea, a new study suggests. Researchers from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor found that the prevalence of sleep apnoea is higher among people who have experienced stroke affecting the brainstem, compared with people who have experienced stroke affecting other parts of the brain. The study included 355 people with an average age of 65 who had suffered an ischemic stroke and were part of the Brain Attack Surveillance in Corpus Christi (BASIC) Project.

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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.