Study Links Sleep Apnoea to Cancer and Strokes

familyA new study published in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine,has linked sleep apnoea to an increased risk of heart disease, cancer and strokes. The study was undertaken by researchers from the University of Sydney and has discovered that people with a moderate or severe obstructive sleep apnoea had a 3.7 times higher risk of stroke.

Further still, people with sleep apnoea had a 4.2 times risk of death in general. The findings also said that sleep apnoea patients had a 2.5 times higher risk of cancer and a 3.4 times higher risk of dying from cancer. The risk factors for sleep apnoea are being overweight, smoking, family history and age.

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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.