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The Most Important Part of Your PTSD

Receiving a diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can be bittersweet. It can be a relief knowing that your anxiety, depression, and recurring nightmares are all due to a common condition.

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The Various and Painful Effects of PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is not a condition that is strictly limited to military veterans. The National Center for PTSD estimates that about six percent of the general adult population will develop PTSD at some point in their lives.

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How the VA Should Rate Your PTSD

The nature of military service makes veterans especially at-risk of developing posttraumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. One study suggested that as many as 23 percent of all veterans using VA facilities for care have experienced PTSD.

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3 Things You Need to Start Your VA Disability 

If you intend to appeal the denial of your VA disability claim, it is important that you make sure you have all that you need before doing so. Pursuing an appeal prematurely or before you have the requisite components is not just a futile exercise.

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How to Increase You Disability Rating

When your claim for VA disability benefits is initially approved, the VA assigns your various service-connected conditions a disability rating. This disability rating reflects the VA’s opinion as to how significantly your injuries or health condition.

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Three Things to Know About Traumatic Brain Injuries

Every year, millions of Americans, both civilians and military personnel, are diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). Tens of thousands die from these injuries, and thousands more will require hospitalization.

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What Could It Be, If Not PTSD?

Although combat veterans and others who have served in stressful and traumatic situations are at risk of PTSD, this is not the only traumatic disorder that a veteran might develop and suffer from.

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You Can Still File for Agent Orange Disability Benefits

It has been nearly 50 years since the Vietnam War concluded, but veterans of that conflict are still struggling with the physical and mental impacts of the war to this day.

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December 2023 Update on Camp Lejeune Claims

The Camp Lejeune Justice Act was passed in August 2022 to provide relief for service members and their families who suffered adverse health consequences as a result of toxic water exposure.

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What Are Some Examples of VA Disability Claims

Veterans who sustain any sort of injury or develop any condition in connection with their military service may have the right to apply for disability benefits through the VA.

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How Does the VA Address PTSD with Disability Benefits?

The National Center for PTSD reveals that as many as 23 out of every 100 veterans who receive care from a VA hospital or care center experienced posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) at some point in their lives.

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How COLA Increases Affect Your Benefits

Earlier this year, President Joe Biden signed into law the Veterans Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COA) Act of 2023. Although this law is regularly passed with bipartisan support and signed into law without much commotion, it serves an important

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