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Dr. Strahil Atanasov

Sleep Medicine
Foreman, AR
38 years experience

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Diplomate in the American Board of Sleep Medicine and the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Sleep Medicine Currently: Medical Director, American Sleep Medicine, Webster, TX Previously: Medical Director, The University of Texas Medical Branch Sleep Laboratories Neurology Residency at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX Sleep Medicine Fellowship at The University of Texas, Health Science Center, Houston, TX

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Sleep Medicine

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English

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Strahil Atanasov
Sleep Medicine 38 years experience
A good question: If anybody died in their sleep dreaming of drowning, they obviously didn't live to tell their dream. Practicing sleep medicine for years, i've heard many a patient complain of recurring drowning nightmares. A great number of them turned out to have sleep apnea. Conventional wisdom has been that sleep apnea is not a fatal disease but many people die in their sleep, cause unknown.......
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Strahil Atanasov
Sleep Medicine 38 years experience
Yes: Any drink will do. Increased fluid intake always causes increased fluid excretion. In practical terms, reduce your salt consumption and your fluid intake close to bedtime.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Strahil Atanasov
Sleep Medicine 38 years experience
No: Caffeine takes 30-50 minutes to achieve peak blood level after consumption and its half live is 3-5 hours. Thus, drinking caffeinated beverages in the morning should not affect your urine secretion on the following night.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Atanasov is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Atanasov is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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I will respond by saying please help me I have neen in pain since 10-2-2011. Even though I did not wake uo until 4 weeks after the severe TBI accident.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :)

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Higher Institute of Medicine, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Graduated 1983MD
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