Inflammation, PTSD and Sleep Apnea

Post traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is a commonly seen condition, especially in victims of sexual abuse, or in military personnel after deployment. For the most part, it’s categorized as a mental health disorder that’s treated with medications and/or psychotherapy. Personal or family history of anxiety or depression is though to increase your risk of developing […]

Expert Interview: Dr. Barry Krakow on PTSD, Insomnia, and Sleep Apnea


        In this Expert Interview, I interview Dr. Barry Krakow about his work on PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder), insomnia, and obstructive sleep apnea. These are the questions I asked: – How did you get involved with mental health patients who have sleep disorders? – How is insomnia and sleep apnea related to post-traumatic […]

My Two Major Panic-Anxiety Episodes

In this modern age of anxiety, it’s almost a given that you’ll have some anxiety over certain things, such as financial, health, relationship, or academic concerns. If you have a sleep-breathing disorder, it’s likely your stress and anxiety levels will be much higher. Any degree of sleep deprivation or inefficient sleep can heighten your nervous […]

Expert Interview: Dr. Barry Krakow on Complex Insomnia, UARS, & PTSD


For this Expert Interview, I’m honored to have Dr. Barry Krakow as my guest. Dr. Krakow is a world-renown sleep researcher, and author of numerous books, including Sound Sleep, Sound Mind, and Insomnia Cures. We’re going to have a fascinating discussion about: – complex insomnia (insomnia and sleep apnea) – upper airway resistance syndrome – […]