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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 health… Expand
Efficacy of oral iron in patients with restless legs syndrome and a low-normal ferritin: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study.
- J. Wang, B. O'Reilly, R. Venkataraman, V. Mysliwiec, A. Mysliwiec
- Sleep medicine
- 1 October 2009
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 if… Expand
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 team… Expand
Sleep disorders and associated medical comorbidities in active duty military personnel.
- V. Mysliwiec, L. McGraw, Roslyn Pierce, P. Smith, Brandon Trapp, B. Roth
- 1 February 2013
STUDY OBJECTIVES Describe the prevalence of sleep disorders in military personnel referred for polysomnography and identify relationships between demographic characteristics, comorbid diagnoses, and… Expand
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 of… Expand
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. These… Expand
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 an… Expand
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 short… Expand
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 US… Expand
Trauma associated sleep disorder: A parasomnia induced by trauma.
- V. Mysliwiec, M. Brock, J. Creamer, Brian M O'Reilly, A. Germain, B. Roth
- Psychology, Medicine
- Sleep medicine reviews
- 1 February 2018
Nightmares and disruptive nocturnal behaviors that develop after traumatic experiences have long been recognized as having different clinical characteristics that overlap with other established… Expand