Obstructive Sleep Apnea

One of the more common late-developing disabilities that Veterans suffer from is obstructive sleep apnea. An estimated 22 million Americans suffer from sleep apnea, making sleep apnea not unique to the Veteran population. To be service-connected for this condition, a Veteran must be able to show that the condition is related to…

Many Veterans who have been diagnosed with PTSD are also facing symptoms related to sleep apnea. This has led to Veterans questioning the link between PTSD and sleep apnea. More specifically, how likely is it for a Veteran with PTSD to display symptoms associated with sleep apnea. Can your PTSD…

by Stephani Bennett, Attorney at Law and US Air Force Veteran Many Veterans experience trouble sleeping, which can be maddening. In addition to being incredibly frustrating, sleep deprivation can cause serious psychological and physical health problems. A lack of sleep can cause anything from decreased efficiency and irritability to a…

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a trauma and stressor related disorder that has received widespread attention since the current wars in Iraq and Afghanistan began. Common symptoms of PTSD include, but are not limited to, depression, anxiety, and sleep issues. PTSD, however, will often cause to other conditions or disabilities.…