Stroke Risk Associated with Sleep Apnoea Highest for Young Women, Study Finds

The increased stroke risk seen with sleep apnoea is highest for young women, according to a new study using health insurance claims data. Overall, the researchers found, people were at a 37% increased risk of stroke if they also had sleep apnoea. But the risk was increased nearly fivefold for women 20 to 35 years old. These findings were published online February 14 in Sleep Medicine, sought to investigate how the risk of stroke associated with sleep apnoea might be influenced by age and sex.

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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.