Entitlement to service connection for sleep apnea; [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160332


Citation Nr: 18160332 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 16-56 453 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for sleep apnea is denied. FINDING OF FACT The Veteran’s sleep apnea was not shown during active service and is not related to active service. CONCLUSION OF LAW The criteria for entitlement to…

Diabetes mellitus; low back disability; right knee disability; sleep apnea; bilateral hearing loss; posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160338


Citation Nr: 18160338 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 16-43 137 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER The appeal is dismissed with respect to the issues of entitlement to service connection for diabetes mellitus. Service connection for a low back disability is denied. Service connection for a right knee disability is denied. Service connection…

Migraine headaches prior to May 9, 2016 [GRANTED]; Sleep apnea; migraine headaches from May 9, 2016; plantar fasciitis of the left foot with calcaneal spurs; & OTHERS [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160347


Citation Nr: 18160347 Decision Date: 12/28/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 13-09 789 DATE: December 28, 2018 ORDER Service connection for sleep apnea is denied. An initial rating of 10 percent, but no more, for service-connected migraine headaches prior to May 9, 2016 is granted. A rating in excess of 50 percent for service-connected migraine…

Entitlement to service connection for tinnitus; sleep difficulty, to include sleep apnea, claimed as secondary to tinnitus; [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160382


Citation Nr: 18160382 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 16-33 233 DATE: December 27, 2018 REMANDED Entitlement to service connection for tinnitus is remanded. Entitlement to service connection for sleep difficulty, to include sleep apnea, claimed as secondary to tinnitus, is remanded. REASONS FOR REMAND The Veteran served on active duty from May…

Entitlement to service connection for sleep apnea [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 18160437


Citation Nr: 18160437 Decision Date: 12/26/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 16-49 040 DATE: December 26, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for sleep apnea is granted. FINDING OF FACT The Veteran’s sleep apnea is related to his active service. CONCLUSION OF LAW The criteria for sleep apnea have been met. 38 U.S.C. §§ 1110,…

Entitlement to service connection for sleep apnea, secondary to service-connected lumbar degenerative disc disease (DDD) on a causation basis [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 18160441


Citation Nr: 18160441 Decision Date: 12/26/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 15-18 701 DATE: December 26, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for sleep apnea, secondary to service-connected lumbar degenerative disc disease (DDD) on a causation basis, is granted. FINDING OF FACT The evidence is at least evenly balanced as to whether the Veteran's obstructive…

Service connection for migraine headaches; sleep apnea; herbicide exposure or secondary to service connected post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160443


Citation Nr: 18160443 Decision Date: 12/26/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 13-21 051A DATE: December 26, 2018 ORDER Service connection for migraine headaches is denied. REMANDED The Veteran’s appeal for entitlement to service connection for sleep apnea, to include as due to herbicide exposure or secondary to service connected post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is denied.…

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD); sleep apnea; degenerative disc disease of the lumbar spine; radiculopathy of the right/left lower extremity; hypertension; (TDIU) Citation Nr: 18160455


Citation Nr: 18160455 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 16-51 909 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to a 50 percent rating for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), effective October 29, 2012, is granted. REMANDED Entitlement to service connection for sleep apnea is remanded. Entitlement to a rating in excess of 50 percent for…

Entitlement to nonservice-connected pension benefits [DENIED]; respiratory disability; congestive heart failure; implantable cardioverter defibrillator & OTHERS [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160464


Citation Nr: 18160464 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 15-20 083 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to nonservice-connected pension benefits is denied. REMANDED Entitlement to service connection for a respiratory disability, claimed as chronic bronchitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and an acute respiratory disability, is remanded. Entitlement to service connection for…

Entitlement to service connection for sleep apnea, to include as secondary to service-connected posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160484


Citation Nr: 18160484 Decision Date: 12/26/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 14-10 343 DATE: December 26, 2018 REMANDED Entitlement to service connection for sleep apnea, to include as secondary to service-connected posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), is remanded. REASONS FOR REMAND The Veteran served on active duty from July 1964 to September 1967. This matter comes…