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    When a Veteran starts considering whether or not to file a VA Disability Claim, there are a lot of questions that he or she tends to ask. Over the last 10 years, the following are the 14 most common basic questions I am asked about ...
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    You’ve just been rated 100% disabled by the Veterans Affairs. After the excitement of finally having the rating you deserve wears off, you start asking questions. One of the first questions that you might ask is this: It’s a legitimate question – rare is the Veteran that finds themselves sitting on the couch eating bon-bons … Continue reading

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Have same condition, yes vertigo is considered a residual of TBI,, and you can claim it as a residual on a va claim, must try to have some sort of diagnosis,,,

I had for equilibrium problems 20 years and finally got a diagnosis of superior canal dehiscence syndrome.   which had been causing my equilibrium and  dizzy,, and was not part of tbi syndrome  (IMO),,TBI causes the FOG,,,But ear conditions can cause the fog also,,   something to be aware of.. ..I have a  claim in now for it..    research the type of dizzy you have so you can relate it to doctors better ,, many types from spins to feeling off.. each with a different name. Describing correctly to doctor helps ,,, and all  are not fun at all...good luck

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Good question I am sure we will see an answer

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dizziness is a symptom of tbi..vertigo is being dizzy...sort of.

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TBI stands for ??? Sorry just now learning the terms

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sgndae,

TBI = Traumatic Brain Injury

militarynurse,

Check out the regs for DC 8045 post Oct 2008

to see if it compensates for vertigo, dizziness etc...

Some things can be rated separetly.

http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/text/text-....67&idno=38

Has a doctor put in writing yet,the cause of the vertigo, dizziness?

Hope this helps a vet.

carlie

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