What is CPAP? What are Other Treatments for Sleep Apnoea?

Sleep apnoea is a sleeping problem that can lead to numerous health problems such as hypertension, diabetes, heart disease and stroke. This is why it needs to be treated as soon as possible. There are a few treatments for obstructive sleep apnoea. The most popular and most studied treatment options include CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure), oral appliances, weight loss, and oral surgery. CPAP is applied through a mask that is placed over the nose and/or mouth, and delivers air pressure in order to keep the airway open. It is attached to a CPAP machine which acts somewhat like an air compressor. CPAP is said to be effective at treating the majority of cases of sleep apnoea for patients that regularly use it.

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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.