Afghanistan veterans are at an increased risk of several health problems, such as infectious diseases, Gulf War Syndrome, and illnesses related to burn pit exposure.
How Restless Legs Syndrome is Related to Other Conditions
Veterans can receive a VA rating for restless legs syndrome on its own or as a secondary service connection to sleep apnea or PTSD.
How to Prepare a VA Disability Claim Before Discharge
We explain what the BDD program is, who is eligible, and what you can do if you miss the window to apply for benefits through the program.
What Kind of Veterans Receive VA Disability Benefits?
Thousands of veterans of your age and with similar medical conditions receive VA disability benefits. These charts show the range of veterans currently receiving monthly compensation as “disabled veterans.”
VA Disability for Torn Rotator Cuff
The VA considers range of motion and which arm is affected when issuing a VA rating for a rotator cuff tear. The injury can lead to other problems with additional VA ratings.
VA Benefits for Asbestos-Related Conditions
We explain mesothelioma and other asbestos-related conditions, including where exposure commonly occurs and what disability benefits the VA may owe you.
80% VA Disability Ratings
We share information about 80% rating and three options veterans have to increase their 80% VA disability rating to 100%.
What to Expect at a C&P Exam for PTSD and Other Mental Health Disorders
…C&P exam. Here are some things you should be aware of when preparing for a PTSD C&P exam or a C&P exam for another mental health concern. What is a…
VA Disability for Fibromyalgia
Veterans, particularly Gulf War veterans, with fibromyalgia caused or aggravated by their service may qualify for monthly disability compensation.
Service Connecting Stroke
Veterans who have had a stroke may be able to link it to other service-connected conditions including hypertension, PTSD, or TBI.