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Study shows link between PTSD and Sleep Apnea

Studies of veterans have shown a link between osttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and sleep disorders such as sleep apnea.  PTSD patients have a poor tolerance for traditional sleep apnea treatments such as a CPAP machine because of other problems that PTSD causes with sleep, such as constant waking, restless sleep, and insomnia.

http://www.medpagetoday.com/MeetingCoverage/CHEST/23074

http://www.chestnet.org/accp/article/chest-physician/posttraumatic-stress-disorder-sleep-and-breathing