Why Oxygen Is Overrated

“I need some help here!,” said the anesthesiologist sternly as he struggled to squeeze the bag to help Jackie breathe. The sound pitch on the finger oxygen monitor was getting lower and lower, dropping into the dangerous 60% range. The circulating nurse paged  STAT overhead for another anesthesiologist to come to our operating room. The […]

Interview About Tongue Tied Book with Dr. Richard Baxter [Podcast 55]

How a Tiny String Under the Tongue Impacts Nursing, Speech, Feeding, and More

In this episode, I’m excited to have with us Dr. Richard Baxter, author of the relatively new book, Tongue Tied: How a Tiny String Under the Tongue Impacts Nursing, Speech, Feeding, and More.  Download mp3 | Subscribe In this 60 minute interview, find out: What is tongue tie? What are some other names for it? […]

Top Sleep Blog Award for 2018

As a full-time, academic surgeon at a major teaching hospital, it can be challenging to maintain a blog and do regular podcasts. Honestly, I have thought about giving it up altogether multiple times. However, I still get dozens of emails and personal feedback about how helpful the content has been, even to the point of […]

Interview With Dr. Stasha Gominak 2018 Part 2

Vitamin D, B12, and Your Gut Biome

This is part 2 of my interview with Dr. Stasha Gominak. Click here to listen to Part 1. Shownotes: https://drgominak.com Vitamindcouncil.org The world epidemic of sleep disorders is linked to vitamin D deficiency (Gominak & Stumpf) PDF article Brain microbiome

Vitamin D and Sleep: Interview with Dr. Stasha Gominak 2018

Part 1

I’m so happy to have Dr. Stasha Gominak back again to give us a review and update on the importance of the hormone, Vitamin D, and how it affects everything, including your brain, gut, skin, pancreas, bones, and your sleep.  Dr. Stasha Gominak is a Baylor College of Medicine alumna and completed her Neurology residency at […]