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PTSD and Sleep: “Sleep problems are highly prevalent in Veterans with PTSD. Rather than just being a symptom of PTSD, the sleep problems can become an independent disorder over time that is uniquely associated with significant distress and impairment.” — from “Sleep Problems in Veterans with PTSD,” US Department of Veterans Affairs’ National Center for PTSD
Sleep deprivation and sleep disorders are known to challenge the various systems in the body to maintain the critical functional balance called homeostasis. The kidneys are two hard-working organs in the body which can also suffer from the long-term consequences of poor sleep. Likewise, kidney dysfunction can have an impact of sleep quality and quantity.