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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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  • Can a 100 percent Disabled Veteran Work and Earn an Income?

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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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Yesterday I saw one of my VA doctors for a medication check.

I told him that clonidine makes me sick.

Nausea, complete lack of appetite and ten days without pinching a loaf.

Restless legs and lots of uncontrolled pain equals lousy sleep.

He said that he prescribed the medication to help me to stop smoking.

Since I'm still smoking he increased the dosage.

sledge

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WebMD says it's not FDA approved for helping people to quit smoking, and that the Tobacco Use and Dependents Clinical Practice Guideline Panel of the US Public Health Service recommends it only as a second choice...

http://www.webmd.com/smoking-cessation/clo...uitting-smoking

If not your last resort, I'd try something else. Having a heck of a time with it myself.

All the best.

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Last week,

The management has decided that I should be on their list of drug seekers and restrict my medications, which is happening.

My doctor does not agree with management in this case and has agreed to write prescriptions that I can get filled outside of the VA.

Management has also decided that I should not be seen where I think I can trust somebody.

I'm not talking about a hangnail or bad ankles.

I'm disabled by PTSD.

I'm supposed to start all over again at another facility with a bunch of strangers.

This move is calculated to benefit the new facility, not me, and they have told me that 3 times.

You have lost the travel pay, go away.

The new place does not even have a travel pay office.

I'm going to go back to 'screw the VA' because I am not welcome there anymore, as if I ever was welcome there.

When the meds run out I'll be sleep deprived and psychotic again.

I think I need to clean my guns.

sledge

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Sledge,

How about doing me a big favor ?

Don't clean you weapons now, don't even have them locked and loaded.

carlie

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