Study Shows How the Brain Can Trigger a Deep Sleep

A study aimed at exploring and outlining how sedatives work within the brain’s neural pathways has lead to the discovery of better remedies for managing and treating insomnia. The researchers discovered that by chemically switching on one area of the brain, they can trigger deep sleep in a patient.

The specific types of sedatives that the researchers worked with switched on neurons in an area called the preoptic hypothalamus. The neurons are then responsible for the shutting down of areas of the brain that remain inactive during deep sleep. This is the process used by the brain to initiate deep recovery 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.