Have you noticed that the quality of your sleep isn’t what it used to be? Perhaps you have a partner or family member who is keeping you awake with their snoring?
Although snoring can affect people of all ages and sizes, it becomes more common for people as they get older, if they smoke or have experienced significant weight gain. It’s mostly caused by a narrowing of the airway when you are asleep.
We know that experiencing or living with frequent snoring or sleep apnoea can be incredibly disruptive to your quality of sleep, mood and even relationships. We are an approved provider of Somnowell, an anti-snore dental device.
How does Somnowell work?
The Somnowell works by helping to keep your air passage open. It can help to reduce or even stop snoring and help sufferers of sleep apnoea.
The device fits snugly over your upper and lower teeth at night, bringing the lower jaw and tongue forward to open up your airway. Made of a chrome cobalt alloy or plastic, it’s also barely visible when in the mouth.
Some people may also experience sleep apnoea, a more serious and obstructive condition which makes continuous sleep impossible as the airway temporarily becomes constricted, sending emergency signals to your brain, causing you to wake up, struggling to breathe. As part of an integrated approach, working with your medical team, Somnowell can also be prescribed here to treat sleep apnoea.
Find out more about Somnowell
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