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How to Claim Sleep Apnea Secondary to PTSD

Veteran with sleep apnea secondary to PTSD

Have you even wondered if the sleep apnea that causes you to wake up feeling exhausted despite having had a full night's sleep could be connected to your PTSD? New research suggests there is a strong connection. A recent study found that 69% of Vietnam veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) also had some form of sleep apnea. PTSD and sleep apnea would seem to go hand in hand. But does PTSD actually cause sleep apnea? This article examines the relationship between PTSD and sleep apnea in depth. We also cover how veterans with service-connected PTSD can get benefits for sleep...

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