Hello- Thank you for asking the question. I have over 30 years of experience working with individuals, couples and families & am happy to reply.
I am happy to help you with this.
Below you will find a link with a number of Studies that associate PTSD and Sleep Apnea and related sleep disorders:http://scholar.google.com/scholar?q=relationship+PTSD+SLEEP+apnea&btnG=&hl=en&as_sdt=0%2C10&as_vis=1
Whomever is your Attending Licensed Medical Doctor
can submit the proper Nexus format (an example of is linked below) delineating that you meet the criteria for disability- (also provided in the link below).http://www.veteranscorner.org/thenexusletter.htm
As you will see-
To win an award of a disability benefit, you must meet 3 criteria:
1. You have to show eligibility of your military service.
2. You must have a current medical diagnosis of a condition or a disability.
3. You must be able to provide evidence that the medical diagnosed condition had its origin during the time of your military service, or if the condition was preexisting, that it was aggravated by your military service.
I trust this will help you accomplish you desired goal. If you have additional questions for me, feel free to ask- I am happy to help.
Otherwise, I wish you the very best.
Kindest regards, Bill
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