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Newly diagnosed in AFRes


I am just wanting to keep this area of the forum active by posting with more military folks to join in if desired.

I am just trying to find out how others are doing with their plight with MS and work?

Look forward to talking...

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Hello I'm New

I'm new to the website
I'm a retired Navy Nurse since 2010 when they discovered my ms and since I was no longer "world wide deployable" on active duty - I was med boarded out with full benefits as if I did the full 20 years - my question is as a 100% Disabled American Veteran with the VA, should I have applied for Social Security Disability too all this time? I worked full time ...
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MS in the Military

I am in the process of joining the military and am trying to get a medical waiver as I have MS. I was diagnosed in 2008 and have only ever had two minor issues since then. I have no permanent damage and have has successful treatment with Gilenya. Has anyone had success joining with MS or staying in the military with MS, or are they just as uninformed about what MS is as many ...
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Veteran C&P

I had my C&P exam two days ago. Does anyone know how long this will take for my claim?

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VA Disability

Department of Veterans Affairs
1240 E Ninth St
Cleveland Ohio 44199

File Number 305-64-4180

I have been notified by Sherrod Browns office that the VA is stating they do not have evidence surrounding my VA claim that proves I was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. I clearly have an MRI that is standard and reliable for a diagnosis for MS.My MRI clearly states that the findings are consistent with Multiple Sclerosis. It also clearly states the ...
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CBO Recommendation To Drop MS From VA

I would encourage everyone to contact their representatives to preclude CBO Recommendation 21 from being enacted. This will strip MS from the VA.

Mandatory Spending—Option 21
Function 700 - Veterans Benefits and Services
Narrow Eligibility for Veterans' Disability Compensation by Excluding Certain Disabilities Unrelated to Military Duties

Note: This option would take effect in October 2014.

Veterans may receive disability compensation from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) ...
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Gulf war syndrome linked to breakdown of brain circuitry

Brain circuits uniquely disrupted in Gulf War syndrome ... drome.html

When she returned from serving in the Gulf conflict in 1991, US Air Force nurse Denise Nichols experienced sudden aches, fatigue and cognitive problems, but had no idea 'what was causing them. They grew worse: even helping her daughter with multiplication tables became difficult, she says, and eventually she had to quit her job.

Nichols wasn't alone. About ...
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Gulf War Syndrome

Dr. Blaylock reports why we are seeing this.
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gulf war syndrome-multiple sclerosis +

i was not in the service and i have symptoms they call ms. but, since noone knows a for sure thing of cause or treatment let alone cure--we are all put into a pot of misery and money making symptoms.

i truly appreciate and respect all who have served. ... ome_01.htm
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I hope this helps someone who is a disabled vet is a free website that helps connect people with resources needed that are related to a disability. They have a complete section where disabled vets can tell their story and they also have a section for people with MS. If you need housing, tuition assistance or grants, visit I hope this helps someone.
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