I have been treated for Multiple Sclerosis for over 8 years. I have over 12 plaque lesions in my brain cavity, yet none in my spinal cord. My Primary Neurologist advised I have Progressive Relapsing form of MS. There has been no Neuro illnesses on both sides of our family in 4 generations. These are the medications and exposures during first Deployment;
Anthrax Vaccine injected - Direct Orders - not of what is given now
Pyridostigmine Bromide pill - Direct Orders
Siren Gas (Nerve Agent)
Pesticide Repellents to include high percentage of Deet
Numerous Chemical Alarms sounding off repeatedly
Outdoors when Unit (Patriot) shot 3 SCUD missiles down
US Air Force disbursement of pesticides
Inhaled smoke from oil fires
inhaled smoke of 2 parts diesel 1 part Gasoline burning burning human waste.
In sandstorms numerous times - ended up with an undiagnosed facial rash
Down range in "Safe Zone" with Radar active
I recently was admitted onto the hospital due to a severe astribation. Due to the type of MS my fatigue has worsened. Soon to be ending the "Battle After the War" with the Veterans Administration will relieve much stress I bare. There are many other illnesses that I deal with on daily bases. Most to which are rare, as of Progressive Relapsing MS, yet denied by the VA. I have only been going through this for 6 years, but what is right is right. I have conducted over 10 years of research regarding Gulf War Illness, now called Chronic Multisymptom Illness. As my username is Veteran Advocate, I do what I can to assist any Veteran I can. I hope that you can give a hint of light on this subject for me. I thank you all for your time and interest, JohnView Thread
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