Why you’re so tired On Monday Mornings

man in pajamasOne reason why so many people wake up feeling terrible on a Monday is that they sleep longer. Changing sleeping hours essentially put your brain through jetlag. If your normal sleeping times on a weekday are 11pm to 7am, and then you sleep from 1am to 11am over the weekend, this will result in tiredness on Monday morning.

Researchers have called this phenomenon social jetlag. It is the result of work, school, and social obligations having pushed the body away from the normal sleep patterns. Social jetlag has been shown to have adverse health consequences. Consistent sleeping times are as important as the quality and quantity of 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.