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    When a Veteran starts considering whether or not to file a VA Disability Claim, there are a lot of questions that he or she tends to ask. Over the last 10 years, the following are the 14 most common basic questions I am asked about ...
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  • Can a 100 percent Disabled Veteran Work and Earn an Income?

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    You’ve just been rated 100% disabled by the Veterans Affairs. After the excitement of finally having the rating you deserve wears off, you start asking questions. One of the first questions that you might ask is this: It’s a legitimate question – rare is the Veteran that finds themselves sitting on the couch eating bon-bons … Continue reading

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Doctor just started me on Cymbalta (duloxetine) and I cannot sleep at all. Anyone taking this med have the same problem?

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I have taken Cymbalta in the past and it worked good for me with no noticable side effects. How ever the doctor did tell me it didn't work for all people. I don't know how long you have been taking it and it could be your body needs to adjust to it. I didn't have any trouble from the beginning but all people are different. What works for one may not work for the other.

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Good Luck it always is a bit of a hassle to start a new med. Hope that it works for you. I have had the sleep issue most of my life. What has actually worked best for me is the CPAP that I got and when used I get fairly restful sleep. My problem is that I don't even want to go to sleep most of the time.

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Good Luck it always is a bit of a hassle to start a new med. Hope that it works for you. I have had the sleep issue most of my life. What has actually worked best for me is the CPAP that I got and when used I get fairly restful sleep. My problem is that I don't even want to go to sleep most of the time.

I've been on the new med for two weeks and maybe I slept a total of 40 hours since starting it. I too cannot sleep without my cpap, but lately I just lay there trying to sleep to no avail- I just can't sleep.

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I have tried ambien, ambien CR,and am now on lunesta. Best one so far is lunesta. Athougth I don't sleep all night, never have, it does allow me 5 or 6hrs, that's good for me. Trazadone gave me nightmares. I have got valium also but it relaxes me does'nt put me to sleep.

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