Some people are long sleepers who need 10-12 hours a night while others are short sleepers, needing only 4-6. Most people, fall in the middle. TBI and/or PTSD can disrupt sleep, usually temporarily.
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Produced by Sharon Ladin and Ashley Gilleland, BrainLine.
Anthony Panettiere, MD is neurologist and sleep medicine physician at the National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE) at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. He is a retired Navy Captain who served 25 years on active duty.