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“Back in the days when I was going through my Chernobyl period, I slept one or two hours every other day”

Ron Whitcomb

US Army

Sleep Problems

Many people have trouble sleeping sometimes. This is even more likely, though, if you have PTSD. Trouble sleeping and nightmares are two symptoms of PTSD.

  • Sleep and PTSD
    Learn why people with PTSD may have trouble sleeping and what they can do about it.
  • Nightmares and PTSD
    Find out about how nightmares are related to PTSD, how common they are, and what effective treatments exist.

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PTSD Information Voice Mail:
(802) 296-6300
ncptsd@va.gov
Also see: VA Mental Health