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I have a rating of 70 percent ptsd, can they still combine a tbi rating, or you guys my think the tbi would b a rating itself.

Any advice on what to expect, or do at the c and p I'm gonna have

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The VA cannot 'combine' PTSD ( an MH condition) with TBI (physical trauma to brain) but they can do funny math....

There is considerable current info here at hadit on TBI and the rating regs are going to change.....soon .

I posted the TBI C & P worksheet the other day here......a hadit search should bring it up.

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The TBI issue is just getting the attention it deserves. Now football players are suing the NFL over TBI issues.

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Yeah.........at least maybe that gives the civs out there who dont have a clue.........what a TBI is, when these men and women return with them.........

I even thought Hillary had one from that fall she had.....

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I had heard on NPR that football players who had TBI's in their 20's find that they have severe memory problems and other problems in 40's and 50's. The damage is cumulative. Every time they see stars they are getting more damage. My father-in-law had a TBI in the Marines in WWII and he was half crazy the rest of his life. He could appear totally normal and then set the house on fire the next day.

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