Studies of veterans have shown that there is a link between Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder ("PTSD") and sleep disorders such as sleep apnea.  

PTSD Complicates Use of Traditional Sleep Apnea Treatments Such as CPAP Machines

PTSD patients have a poor tolerance for traditional sleep-apnea treatments, such as a CPAP machines, because of the constant waking, restless sleep, and insomnia caused by PTSD. 

Resources for Veterans with PTSD and Sleep Apnea

For an in-depth look at the issues discussed aboved, please visit the following pages. If you are a veteran with PTSD and/or sleep apnea and you have been denied disability benefits, send us a note or give us a call at (877)-629-1712. With decades of combined experience, we are confident we can win you the benefits you deserve. 

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

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

 

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