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Veterans with PTSD

Substance Abuse Now Included in 100% PTSD Disability Rating

Veterans can now temporarily qualify for a 100% disability rating for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) on the basis of alcohol and drug abuse. To determine an appropriate amount of disability compensation per month, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) assigns...
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Proving Entitlement to Service Connection for PTSD under Relaxed Standards

Disability claims filed through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) commonly involve post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). According to the VA, over 50% of former servicemembers will experience a traumatic event at some point in their lives. There are many common...
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How to prove a PTSD Stressor

PTSD may be getting more attention now, but it’s been an issue that has been facing Veterans for decades. Regardless of whether a Veteran served during World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Iraq, Afghanistan, or on any combat mission, developing PTSD...
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Suicide Rates Among Veterans Still High

Suicide rates remain high among Veterans. Back in September of 2017, VA Secretary Dr. David J. Shulkin stated, “We know that of the 20 suicides a day that we reported last year, 14 are not under VA care. This is a...
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PTSD Claims for Veterans and Non-Military Individuals and Families

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) affects millions of people across the nation. In fact, it is one of the top mental health issues that Veterans of Foreign Wars experience on a daily basis. PTSD can result in severe depression, anxiety,...
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PTSD: Signs, Effects and Symptoms to Veterans  

[caption id="attachment_13088" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Stop The Nightmares[/caption]   Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, is an emotional reaction to stress that lasts for more than three months and actively disrupts the life of the person suffering with the disorder. Having a...
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How Can A PTSD Claims Attorney Help You?

  By now, even laypeople are familiar with the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder, which include insomnia, depression, hypertension, and difficulty functioning in certain social settings, among many others. These symptoms can wreak such psychological and physical havoc on sufferers...
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Getting Life Insurance with PTSD

When you apply for life insurance, your entire medical history will be reviewed. If you have PTSD, it will almost always come up as a red flag when the insurance agent goes over your history. With so many veterans developing...
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PTSD Treatment Options

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a disease that develops in individuals who have lived through a terrifying, scary, and dangerous event. A range of reactions will result after exposure to trauma and if the symptoms persist, the person will...
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Treating PTSD Without Pills

After prescriptions for opioid painkillers increased by 400% in just ten years, the Minneapolis VA Medical Center decided they needed to do something. They wanted to start shifting away from pills to something less addictive and dangerous. The answer came...
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