Women Face More Hidden Dangers of Sleep Apnoea Than Men Do

Obstructive sleep apnoea is a serious disorder characterised by repeated interruption of breathing during sleep. There are various reports which say that this medical problem is more severe in women than in men. Researchers have found that body responses, such as high blood pressure and sweating, are less pronounced in people with sleep apnoea and in women in particular. Now, a recent study has observed among 37 male and female OSA patients at the sleep laboratory at the University of California, Los Angeles that autonomic bodily responses, namely the dynamic adjustments to autoregulatory functions, including changes in heart rate, blood pressure, sweating and pupil dilatation, were weaker in people with OSA.

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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.