Neurological Symptoms of Gulf War Illness Linked to Intestinal Disturbances, Study Suggests

Neurological Symptoms of Gulf War Illness Linked to Intestinal Disturbances, Study Suggests
Gulf War Illness (GWI) has many symptoms, and now a link between changes in the gut microbiome (bacteria living in the intestines) and neuroinflammation (inflammation of the brain) has been identified, according to a new study. These findings may result in new treatment approaches for people with GWI gastrointestinal disturbances and symptoms of brain impairment. The study, “Altered

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3 comments

  1. Angie says:

    Yes that makes perfect sense ith what I’ve experienced. Probiotics has helped and a blood cleanse tonic helped me among other things years ago.

  2. Earnest Eakins says:

    I am a Soldier of OIF 1, I have all the symptoms of GWI but VA refused to call it what it is. Is there a public provider that has the knowledge to make the diagnoses?

    • T A Langeland says:

      When dealing the VA you need to do it yourself and be your own best advocate.
      There is no “diagnosis” for GWI. They service connect your disability either through a presumptive illness such as IBS, fibromyalgia. The other things that aren’t specifically listed they due to environmental exposure
      Hang in there. Took me 10 years for them to do the right thing

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