Veterans are entitled to disability benefits for any injury or disability that was a result of service. However, many Veterans don’t understand what disabilities or injuries are the result of service and what disabilities can be attributed to aging. There are many injuries and negative health conditions that occur as…

Over 30 states have legalized medical marijuana for medical conditions such as cancer, chronic pain, and migraines. However, the federal government still designates marijuana as a Schedule I drug, meaning marijuana use and possession is illegal under federal law at the federal level as it has not been approved by…

Jet Fuel Exposure Left Many Vietnam Vets Suffering From Long-Term Conditions. During the Vietnam War, exposure to JP-4 jet fuel was widespread, as jet fuel was frequently combined with the powerful herbicide Agent Orange to destroy crops throughout the war. Agent Orange is now widely known to have long-term adverse…

Veterans are eligible for disability compensation for injuries or disabilities that were caused or aggravated by military service. However, many Veterans have difficulty differentiating between injuries caused by service and those related to aging. One disability that many Veterans do not realize could be related to their military service is…

VA Disability for Obesity

Recent studies have shown that nearly a third of military Veterans are classified as obese. While the underlying reasons for the high rates of unhealthy weight among Veterans might be diverse and complicated, a few factors have stood out. For instance, the rate of obesity was particularly high among those…

Disabled Veterans Can Qualify For Monthly VA Benefits  The Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA) offers monthly tax-free disability compensation to Veterans with service-connected disabilities. These disabilities can range in severity from mild to extremely serious. Depending on how severe your service-connected condition is, you can receive a specified amount of…

VA Disability For IBS

How The VA Handles Service-Connected Disabilities  Veterans with disabilities caused by their military service may qualify to receive monthly compensation from the VA. The benefits that Veterans can get from the VA each month can range in amounts depending on the severity of a Veteran’s condition. The primary criteria for…

VA Disability for Hip Pain

Hip pain is caused by a myriad of different medical issues. Determining the amount of VA compensation for hip pain depends on a variety of different factors. However, if you can prove your hip pain was caused by military service, you are entitled to disability compensation. In this article, we…