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Persian Gulf War illness

hearing before the Committee on Veterans" Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifth Congress, first session, February 11, 1997.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Veterans" Affairs

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

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    • Subjects:
    • Persian Gulf War, 1991 -- Veterans -- Diseases -- United States.,
    • Persian Gulf War, 1991 -- Veterans -- Medical care -- United States.,
    • Persian Gulf War, 1991 -- Health aspects -- United States.,
    • Veterans -- Diseases -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .V4 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 700 p. :
      Number of Pages700
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL307505M
      ISBN 100160553415
      LC Control Number97216646
      OCLC/WorldCa37597142

      Get this from a library! Gulf War illness and the health of Gulf War veterans: scientific findings and recommendations. [United States. Department of Veterans Affairs. Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses.] -- Questions surrounding Gulf War illness and other health problems resulting from service in the Gulf War have long plagued . HEALTH CONSEQUENCES OF THE PERSIAN GULF WAR illness behavior (Sparks et al., Although there is often a willingness to attribute these symptoms to a primary anxiety disorder, it has been noted that few patients diagnosed as having MCS meet the established criteria for this psychiatric diagnosis.

      (shelved 1 time as persian-gulf-war) avg rating — 11, ratings — published Want to Read saving.   Many veterans who served in the Persian Gulf War, Operation Enduring Freedom, and Operation Iraqi Freedom are suffering from multi-symptom, undiagnosed illnesses. This is commonly referred to as “Gulf War Syndrome,” and thought to be the result of exposure to biological or environmental hazards. Unfortunately, because of the nature of Gulf.

      If you are a Gulf War-era veterans and have specific, unexplainable symptoms lingering for six months or more, the VA presumes the symptoms are Gulf War service related. The presumptive illness must have appeared while a veteran was on active duty in the Gulf War region, or at latest by Dec. 31, , and be, at minimum, 10 percent VA.   In a article in Neuroepidemiology, Jim Tuite, a Gulf War illness expert, and Robert Haley, an internist/epidemiologist at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, wrote that, “Large numbers of U.S. and coalition military personnel were exposed to levels of sarin high enough to cause irreversible or other serious, long.


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Persian Gulf War illness by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Veterans" Affairs Download PDF EPUB FB2

Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses. Certain illnesses are associated with Gulf War service in the Southwest Asia theater of military operations from August 2, to present.

Medically unexplained illnesses (also commonly referred to as Gulf War illness or Chronic Multi-symptom illness) are a significant concern for some Veterans who served during the Gulf War. Gulf War Illness (GWI) is a term that refers to a group of unexplained or ill-defined chronic symptoms found in Veterans deployed to the Persian Gulf during Operation Desert Storm/Operation Desert Shield ().

For the United States, the Persian Gulf War was a brief and successful military operation with few injuries and deaths. However, soon after returning from duty, a large number of veterans began reporting health problems they believed were associated with their service in the Gulf.

At the request of Congress, the IOM is conducting an ongoing review of the evidence to Cited by: 1. You may qualify for VA disability compensation if you have an illness linked to Gulf War service—often called Gulf War Syndrome—in Southwest Asia, including Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia.

Learn more. A new study published in the journal Brain Communications suggests that Gulf War Illness can be categorized into two distinct subtypes.

Gulf War Illness (GWI) is a chronic, multi-symptom Author: Traci Pedersen. Gulf War Syndrome or Gulf War Illness (GWI) has been used to describe a collection of chronic signs and symptoms reported by U.S., British, Canadian, Czech, Danish, Saudi, Egyptian, Australian and other Coalition Armed Forces that were deployed to Operation Desert Storm in Veterans who were deployed to the Persian Gulf region in – have consistently reported having poorer health and quality of life than veterans who served in the military during the war but were not deployed or were deployed elsewhere.

This increase in adverse health effects has been seen not only in U.S. veterans, but also in veterans of the coalition forces, including Australia.

Thousands of Gulf War veterans have been informed that their medical records from the Gulf War were lost or destroyed. The Office of the Special Assistant for Gulf War Illnesses, headed by Dr.

Bernard Rostker, initiated an investigation of these missing records in January GULF WAR ILLNESS A GUIDE FOR VETERAN HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS WHAT IS GULF WAR ILLNESS. Gulf War Illness (GWI) is a term that refers to a group of unexplained or ill-defined chronic symptoms found in Veterans deployed to the Persian Gulf during Operation Desert Storm/ Operation Desert Shield ().

GWI falls under the umbrella of chronic. A brain imaging study of veterans with Gulf War illness (GWI) and patients with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) (sometimes called myalgic encephalomyelitis), has shown that the two illnesses. Book TV Weekends on C-SPAN2; (PB) on veterans who served in the Persian Gulf War.

Persian Gulf War Illnesses. Views Program ID: Category: House Committee. Veterans of the Persian Gulf War report a variety of physical and psychological symptoms, some of which remain an effort to determine the extent to which these symptoms may be related to Gulf War service and to develop policies tobetter deal with health risks in future deployments, the Secretary of Defense designated a special assistant to.

Gulf War Syndrome impacts thousands of veterans who deployed to the Persian Gulf during their service. Also known as Gulf War Illness, the term refers to unexplained chronic symptoms that are usually lifelong. If you are experiencing health concerns that may be associated with Gulf War Syndrome, you aren’t alone.

The Gulf War (2 August – 28 February ), codenamed Operation Desert Shield (2 August – 17 January ) for operations leading to the buildup of troops and defense of Saudi Arabia and Operation Desert Storm (17 January – 28 February ) in its combat phase, was a war waged by coalition forces from 35 nations led by the United States against.

Chronic multisymptom illness in Gulf War veterans: case definitions reexamined / CMI in Gulf War veterans, case definitions reexamined "More than 2 decades have passed since the conflict in the Persian Gulf. During the intervening years, many Gulf War veterans have experienced various unexplained symptoms that many associate with.

Gulf War syndrome continues to be a medical mystery. Almost one-third of theUS and Allied soldiers who participated in the Persian Gulf War against Saddam Hussein's Iraq. More than one-fourth of all Persian gulf war coalition soldiers remain seriously ill.

Several epidemiological studies suggest a link between multiple vaccinations at the time of the military operation and the illness development. Macrophagic Myofasciitis and post-HPV vaccination syndrome are two newer controversial vaccine-related disabling.

Gulf War syndrome or Gulf war illness is a chronic and multi-symptomatic disorder affecting returning military veterans of the –91 Persian Gulf War. A wide range of acute and chronic symptoms have been linked to it, including fatigue, muscle pain, cognitive problems, insomnia, rashes and diarrhea.

Approximatelyof theU.S. veterans who served in the Gulf War. The mission of the Gulf War Veteran Resource Pages is to disseminate health related information to veterans of the Persian Gulf War in an unbiased format.

The site is a community center for veterans of both Persian Gulf Wars; these vets share photos, first hand testimonials, participate in threaded discussion groups, and share contact information in the GWVRP Locator Database.

Sep. 10, — One in four Gulf War veterans suffers from Gulf War Illness, a condition characterized by unexplainable chronic fatigue, muscle pain and cognitive dysfunction. New research finds. Feb. 21, — Many Persian Gulf War veterans experience Gulf War Illness (GWI), a chronic condition with symptoms ranging from gastrointestinal to neurological.

While exposure to the anti.Home → Veterans Guide to VA Benefits → VA Compensation-Service Connected Disability Conditions due to Legal Presumptions → Gulf War Veterans. Gulf War Veterans. 38 C.F.R. §§ (c), (e)(1). The Southwest Asia theater of operations refers to Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, the neutral zone between Iraq and Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, the Gulf .Gulf War syndrome is a widely used term to refer to the unexplained illnesses occurring in veterans of the Gulf War.

What are the symptoms of Gulf War syndrome? The following are the most common symptoms of Gulf War syndrome. However, each person experiences symptoms differently. Symptoms may include: Fatigue Musculoskeletal pain Cognitive.