Gulf War-Medically Unexplained Chronic Symptoms. A condition that may affect some Gulf War Veterans is a cluster of medically unexplained chronic symptoms that can include fatigue, headaches, joint pain, indigestion, insomnia, dizziness, respiratory disorders, and memory problems. Disability Compensation for Presumptive Conditions Military.com VA presumes that specific disabilities diagnosed in certain veterans were caused by their military service.
Jul 07, 2014 · Gulf War veterans are showing higher rates of occurance of certain cancers. wrote in a letter to Brown that there was a 15% "excess risk of lung cancer" associated with Gulf War deployment Author: Kelly S. Kennedy. Jun 15, 2013 · Scans have shown loss of brain matter in two regions of the brain associated with pain regulation in Gulf War veterans, researchers from Georgetown University Medical Center reported in .
Objectives. We identify symptom patterns among veterans who believe they suffer from Gulf War–related illnesses and characterize groups of individuals with similar patterns. Methods. A mail survey was completed by 1161 veterans drawn from the Gulf War Health Registry. Results. An exploratory Cited by: 70. Dec 20, 2004 · Veterans of the 1991 Persian Gulf War exposed to pollution from oil well fires, exhausts and other sources face an increased risk of lung cancer, a government advisory group reported Monday.Author: Chris Hawke.
VA Disability Compensation for Gulf War Veterans. The VA has made it easier for Gulf War veterans to qualify for veterans disability compensation. By Margaret Wadsworth. Like all veterans, Gulf War veterans are eligible for disability compensation for service-connected disabilities that first occurred or were worsened during military service Author: Margaret Wadsworth. VA Benefits Related to Gulf War Syndrome. Gulf War Veterans may be eligible for a variety of VA benefits, including a Gulf War Registry health exam, the Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry.