Many Veterans who have been diagnosed with PTSD are also facing symptoms of sleep apnea. This has led to Veterans questioning the link between PTSD and sleep apnea. More specifically, what is the risk factor 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…

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 the condition far from unique to the Veteran population. Many Veterans develop sleep apnea long after they have finished their time in the military. For…

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.…