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Signs of Gulf War syndrome

Symptoms of Gulf War syndrome

The list of medical symptoms mentioned in various sources for Gulf War syndrome may include:

Note that Gulf War syndrome symptoms usually refers to various medical symptoms known to a patient, but the phrase Gulf War syndrome signs may often refer to those signs that are only noticable by a doctor.

Signs or Symptoms of Gulf War syndrome:

Facts About the Persian Gulf War Study: CDC-OC (Excerpt)

Researchers found that in comparison with those who did not serve in the Gulf War, Gulf War military personnel from Iowa were more likely to report symptoms suggestive of depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, chronic fatigue, cognitive dysfunction, bronchitis, asthma, fibromyalgia, alcohol abuse, anxiety disorder, and sexual discomfort. Investigators also found that service in the Persian Gulf War substantially affected the self-reported assessment of quality of life and functional health status. Among the Persian Gulf War veterans, researchers found relatively few differences between the frequency of medical and psychiatric conditions reported by National Guard or Reserve members and regular military personnel. (Source: excerpt from Facts About the Persian Gulf War Study: CDC-OC)

Facts About the Persian Gulf War Study: CDC-OC (Excerpt)

The medical and psychiatric conditions identified in the study appear to have had a measurable impact on the functional activity and daily lives of Persian Gulf veterans. (Source: excerpt from Facts About the Persian Gulf War Study: CDC-OC)

More Symptoms of Gulf War syndrome:

More detailed symptom information may be found on the symptoms of Gulf War syndrome article. In addition to the above medical information, to get a full picture of the possible signs or symptoms of this condition and also possibly the signs and symptoms of its related medical conditions, it may be necessary to examine symptoms that may be caused by:

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What are the signs of Gulf War syndrome?

The phrase "signs of Gulf War syndrome" should, strictly speaking, refer only to those signs and symptoms of Gulf War syndrome that are not readily apparent to the patient. The word "symptoms of Gulf War syndrome" is the more general meaning; see symptoms of Gulf War syndrome.

The signs and symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Gulf War syndrome. This medical information about signs and symptoms for Gulf War syndrome has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Gulf War syndrome signs or Gulf War syndrome symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Gulf War syndrome may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Gulf War syndrome symptoms.

 

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