Soothing veterans' anguished nightmares

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Soothing veterans' anguished nightmares

October 23, 2018

A blood-pressure medication has provided surprising relief to some people suffering post-traumatic stress.

Murray Raskind, a psychiatrist and researcher at the University of Washington School of Medicine, has helped service veterans get a good night's sleep after dealing with years of nightmares brought on by combat.

In this interview with KNKX radio, he describes the discovery of the helpful medication, and his subsequent testing to determine which patients are most likely to benefit.