Gulf War Illness VA Claims
For almost thirty years, Veterans of the Gulf War have displayed a higher-than-average rate of developing clusters of symptoms that remain unexplained or cannot be specifically diagnosed. If a Gulf War Veteran experiences any of the symptoms included in this infographic, he or she may qualify for veterans (VA) disability compensation and benefits.
Veterans of the Persian Gulf War were exposed to multiple environmental hazards, including smoke from Kuwaiti oil well fires; pesticide/insecticide use; nerve gas release, ingestion of pyridostigmine bromide tablets daily as a nerve gas antidote, and high levels of harmful particulate matter.
Symptoms can include weight loss, cardiovascular ailments, muscle or joint pain, headaches, neurological problems, insomnia, fatigue, and more.
- VA’s Gulf War Presumptions for VA Disability Benefits
- Gulf War Illness and VA Disability
- VA Disability Ratings for Nerve Damage
- CCK Precedential Court Win for Gulf War Veterans with Unexplained Illness
- “Rates of Chronic Medical Conditions in 1991 Gulf War Veterans Compared to the General Population” (2019)
- VA Claims for Nerve Conditions
- CCK Court Wins: Agent Orange & Gulf War Illness
- CCK Court Win for Gulf War Veterans: Precedential Decision
- Gulf War Illness
- VA’s Gulf War Presumptives
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