Gulf War syndrome


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Synonyms for Gulf War syndrome

a medical condition of uncertain origin that affected many veterans of the 1991 Gulf War

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Texas University's Dr Bart Rypma said 250,000 troops, or 25% of those in the first Gulf War, were diagnosed with Gulf War Syndrome.
This paperback edition of an original 2009 publication provides a compelling look at the psychological and physiological effects of Gulf War Syndrome on US veterans.
Does Gulf War syndrome have a connection with other wartime-related health problems, such as PTSD, fibromyalgia, substance abuse, anxiety disorders, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's disease)?
He was among dozens who took part in a protest walk in London on Monday, from the Union Jack Club in Waterloo to Westminster calling for better treatment for those with Gulf War Syndrome.
Mr Rusling, 51, from Hull, a former Parachute Regiment medic who is himself a Gulf veteran, won a ground-breaking ruling in May 2002 when a pensions appeal tribunal officially recognised Gulf War Syndrome as a disease.
Describing the veterans as "forgotten heroes", he claimed they were not getting the medical care they need because Gulf War Syndrome was not recognised.
Speaking about the latest row, Lord Morris, Labour's former Minister for the Disabled, said: "This could affect hundreds, if not thousands, of servicemen who are suffering from Gulf War syndrome.
In recent times War Pension Tribunals have accepted that Gulf War Syndrome exists, awarding pensions to suffering ex-service personnel.
A FORMER Scots Army medic has become the first woman to prove that she is suffering from Gulf War Syndrome.
He considers Gulf War Syndrome an issue that is still unresolved.
Teesside Gulf War veteran Harry Hurst has given a cautious welcome to the decision to award a former soldier a pension for Gulf War Syndrome.
A former guardsman has won a "landmark decision" for a Ministry of Defence pension based on Gulf War Syndrome.
The Pensions Appeal Tribunal (PAT) decided Daniel Martin, 35, of Luton, should be given a disability award, using Gulf War Syndrome as an "umbrella term" to cover his ailments, which are attributable to his service in the 1991 conflict.
Damage to the parasympathetic nervous system may account for nearly half of the typical symptoms-including gallbladder disease, unrefreshing sleep, depression, joint pain, chronic diarrhea, and sexual dysfunction-that afflict those with Gulf War syndrome, according to a study by the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.
THE Government was yesterday facing a pounds 60million compensation claim after a report said Gulf War syndrome is 'indisputable'.