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Lower health related quality of life in U.S. military personnel is associated with service-related disorders and inflammation
Military personnel who have combat exposures are at increased risk for the service-related disorders of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, sleep disturbances and decreased healthExpand
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Efficacy of oral iron in patients with restless legs syndrome and a low-normal ferritin: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) is a primary disorder of sensation that affects sleep and has been associated with iron deficiency. The purpose of this study was to determine ifExpand
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Prevalence and impact of short sleep duration in redeployed OIF soldiers.
STUDY OBJECTIVES Short sleep duration (SSD) is common among deployed soldiers. The prevalence of SSD during redeployment, however, is unknown. DESIGN Cross-sectional study of a brigade combat teamExpand
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Sleep disorders and associated medical comorbidities in active duty military personnel.
STUDY OBJECTIVES Describe the prevalence of sleep disorders in military personnel referred for polysomnography and identify relationships between demographic characteristics, comorbid diagnoses, andExpand
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Peripheral Total Tau in Military Personnel Who Sustain Traumatic Brain Injuries During Deployment.
IMPORTANCE Approximately one-third of military personnel who deploy for combat operations sustain 1 or more traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), which increases the risk for chronic symptoms ofExpand
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Elevated tau and interleukin-6 concentrations in adults with obstructive sleep apnea.
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is characterized by apneas and hypopneas that result in hypoxia, cerebral hypoperfusion, endothelial dysfunction, inflammation, and oxidative stress. TheseExpand
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Military Personnel with Chronic Symptoms Following Blast Traumatic Brain Injury Have Differential Expression of Neuronal Recovery and Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Genes
Objective: Approximately one-quarter of military personnel who deployed to combat stations sustained one or more blast-related, closed-head injuries. Blast injuries result from the detonation of anExpand
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The Epworth Sleepiness Scale in Service Members with Sleep Disorders.
INTRODUCTION Excessive daytime sleepiness affects an estimated 20% of the general population. While the prevalence of sleepiness in the military is largely unknown, it is well established that shortExpand
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Sleep disorders in US military personnel: a high rate of comorbid insomnia and obstructive sleep apnea.
BACKGROUND Sleep disturbances are among the most common symptoms of military personnel who return from deployment. The objective of our study was to determine the presence of sleep disorders in USExpand
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Trauma associated sleep disorder: A parasomnia induced by trauma.
Nightmares and disruptive nocturnal behaviors that develop after traumatic experiences have long been recognized as having different clinical characteristics that overlap with other establishedExpand
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