Too Little Sleep Linked to Heart Disease Risk

Insomnia, a condition wherein people experience lack of sleep or low quality sleep at night, can lead to several medical consequences such as high blood pressure, diabetes, stroke and heart disease. A recent US study showed that people who tend to get less than six hours sleep a night are more likely to have high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes and tend to be obese. This research is the first to look at differences in risk between racial and ethnic groups and also finds the strongest effect among black and Hispanic Americans. Less sleep may negatively impact health and certain health conditions like obesity might make sleep more difficult.

Read more here:

Image  Courtesy of marinz /

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.