sleep apnea

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    CPAP use required to maintain sleep apnea rating?

    Quick question: I have been diagnosed with sleep apnea/restless leg syndrome through a sleep study conducted 8 months ago. I'm waiting for my VA rating on both conditions. Upon being diagnosed with sleep apnea I was provided with a CPAP for use. I gave the machine a good run (~3 months) of...
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    Update cliam/diagnoses

    Hello and thank you all who reply. I'm going through the IDES and on my cliam it says " snoring without apnea, requires oral appliance. NOW I have actually been diagnosed with sleep apnea and require the use of a cpap. I have the sleep study and my pcm's notes on it stating my diagnoses. All I...
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    How do additional disabilities get added to PEB

    So I am more than likely going to be referred to a PEB here soon for chronic migraines. With that said, it looks like if my case gets sent to a PEB they will evaluate more than just what I’m being boarded for. Is this correct? I also have sleep apnea (with CPAP), depression, and anxiety. What is...
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    Snoring w/o apnea?

    Hello all, I have been diagnosed with snoring without apnea. I have had two take home kits now. First one, AHI 14.4. My most recent one, AHI of 16.1. When I did the overnight study, my AHI was 3... I have hypersomnia and am always tired, poor concentration, I can sleep for 15 hours and wake up...
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    Back Issues & Sleep Apnea

    My husband is just starting the MEB process. A few years ago he was diagnosed with a herniated disc and degenerative disc disease and had back surgery. Soon after he was diagnosed with OSA (sleep apnea). I just found a VA claim where the veteran was able to have his sleep apnea be a secondary...
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    Respitory Conditions (Asthma and Sleep Apnea)

    Good Day everyone, just completed my Initial RILO with my PEBLO. Explained I was 100% ok with Full MEB. Asthma Diagnosis FEV1/FVC: 45% Sleep Apnea Diagnosis w/ CPAP: AHI: 16.2 Commanders Intent and Supervision are on board with Full MEB due to frequently being sent home, medical...
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    Sleep Apnea?

    Hello All, I'm currently going through a MEB for BH conditions, with one of my symptoms being insomnia. I've been on several different sleep meds, and most have been marginally effective. I was given a sleep study earlier this year and found I was just below the threshold for sleep apnea. My...
  8. rajeev2liz

    Sleep Apnea

    I was medically retired from the Army on 30 January 2017 and was given 60% DoD 70% VA now the VA has diagnosed me with Sleep Apnea and I have the machine is it possible for my VA rating to increase?
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    18 years Active Duty possible Chrohn's candidate for WTU and MEB

    Good Afternoon I have 18 years active Army and currently am stationed in Germany. For the past 4 years I have had Gastro issues that have been Documented. I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Chronic Proctitis, Gastritis, Chrohns Disease, and Encopresis not due to a substance or known physiological...
  10. ScottAir1

    NARSUM on 2/13 / heart bypass among other things

    Looking for some insight... I will be meeting w/ my PCM on 2/13 to do my NARSUM. I'm being boarded for: 1. Coronary heart disease requiring triple bypass surgery on 11/28/16. 2. Myasthenia Gravis. 3. Obstructive Sleep Apnea. 4. Chronic Small Fiber Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy. (Testing...
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    NEED SOME SOUND ADVICE!!!

    Hello all, I am currenlty AD ARMY with 16+ years. 6 years ago i was diagnosed with DDD bulged/ herniated disks and mild/ moderate arthritis. I was placed on a P2 and have struggled through APFTs and HT/ WTs to stay within standards. My back problems have not improved and the DDD over time have...
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    Sleep apnea P2 profile

    I have moderate obstructive sleep apnea and I have recently been issued a permanent P2 profile stating that I need to use my CPAP machine at least 4 hours a night for 70% of nights and cannot be deployed anywhere without reliable electricity. I'm currently in TRADOC and will head back to an...
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    Sleep Apnea and Field Duty

    I am a staff sergeant with about 12 years TIS and I was just diagnosed with moderate obstructive sleep apnea last week. A year or two ago I was diagnosed with chronic non-allergic rhinitis as well. I am a 13B by trade and after I completed my recruiting tour I attempted to reclass to 35P. I...
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    Being rated for sleep apnea

    Hey everyone, I am new to all this, but I was hoping to get help and some clarification. I was recently diagnosed with sleep apnea and have been given a CRAP machine by the VA. Is this still ratable at 50%? Also, does it have to be linked to a specific thing that happened in military...
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    AF MEB Just started two weeks ago

    Hello, 3 years in Security forces here. Two weeks ago my pcm recommended me for a meb. Its something I have been wanting for a while now and ill explain why. I was diagnosed with Bilateral Achilles tendonitis on both feet about 1.5 years ago, I have gone through physical therapy, numerous...
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