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Vitamin Supplement May Ease Gulf War Illness in Veterans

Results from a new study conducted by the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, show that a vitamin supplement found on the shelves of most drugstores alleviates 19 of the most frequent symptoms of Gulf War illness in veterans.

In the study, roughly 80% of the 46 Gulf War Veterans studied—all of whom suffered from a combination of headaches, fatigue with exertion, irritability, recall problems and muscle pain due to diagnosed Gulf War illness—reported improvement after taking the supplement coenzyme Q10 over a 3.5-month period of time, including better physical function. The test was randomized, double-blind and controlled by placebo.

While this unfortunately isn’t a cure for Gulf War illness, researchers hope that coenzyme Q10 will help veterans find much-needed relief from their symptoms.

In the meantime, the Congress-appointed Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans’ Illnesses continues to search for advancements to better the lives of some 250,000 Gulf War veterans still afflicted today.

Having an experienced West Virginia Veterans Disability Attorney on your side can help you be successful in obtaining veterans’ disability benefits, whether you suffer from the effects of Gulf War illness or another service-connected disability.

The staff of Jan Dils, Attorneys at Law, can help you build a strong case for benefits with their proven experience and expert research team on your side. Call us toll-free at 877-526-3455 or use our online contact formto set up your free initial consultation.

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