Study Links Sleep Apnoea, Dim Light, and Depression

dim lightA study undertaken by researchers at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center indicates that sleep apnoea and exposure to dim light at night may cause an increase in the levels of anxiety and depression. For the study, the researchers worked with mice.

The study suggests that depression may be a big problem for millions of sleep apnoea patients in America. It is not yet clear as to whether sleep apnoea causes depression but the two problems are comorbidities commonly seen in patients. In exploring the testing humans for similar objectives of the study, Ulysses Magalang, coauthor to the study, suggested that limiting light exposure can be helpful for sleep apnoea patients.

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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.