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#2900 - 04/25/17 09:30 AM Sleep Apnea / Insomnia
Wayne Offline

Registered: 04/18/17
Posts: 1
Loc: Keesler

I just had a couple of questions in regards to sleeping problems in the special operations community.

-I understand these are high stress jobs, is sleep apnea or insomnia a common thing seen in operators?

- More importantly (for me), is it possible to crosstrain if you are diagnosed with sleep apnea or insomnia?

-If not, aside from getting as much sleep as possible are there any suggestions on how to counter it?

Any advice is greatly appreciated, Thank you.

#2902 - 04/25/17 11:55 AM Re: Sleep Apnea / Insomnia [Re: Wayne]
Yukon Offline

Registered: 11/16/14
Posts: 884
Loc: Anchorage AK
A clinical diagnosis of snoring, observed apneas and/or unexplained causes for insomnia will likely require a medical waiver.

Consider also snoring is significant noise that gives away a concealed position when traveling overland or sitting in a long term observation point.

Consider also sleep apnea and insomnia are two different medical conditions. Sleep apnea is most connected to obstructed airway whereas insomnia is most connected to a result of stress, life events or habits that disrupt sleep.

Sleep apnea has strong causal connection to being overweight whereas insomnia has many potential causals that include mental health disorders, a slew of medical conditions (diabetes, heart disease, asthma, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), overactive thyroid, Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease).

#3034 - 08/18/17 12:57 AM Re: Sleep Apnea / Insomnia [Re: Wayne]
Hebner95 Offline

Registered: 08/09/17
Posts: 1
Loc: new york
For insomnia problem, I took treatment from suboxone treatment virginia beach centre. That really provided me beneficial treatment. Got treatment for 4 months and I am really happy to be get over with my sleep disorders. Very happy with their services.


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